Story archives - tag: "friends"

An hour late

I found out about my friend's attempted suicide as I pulled into her driveway to cheer her up.

tags: suicide friends [add]

2012-02-21 13:26:26 / Rating: 336.75 /


It was when my schizophrenic patient gave me a diamond ring for Christmas that I realized my friends were right all those years when they called me "flirty."

tags: humor love flirty friends [add]

2011-03-30 15:45:24 / Rating: 669.25 /


My friends can't decide whether to be creeped out or amused by the fact that I have it bad for the girl who was my roommate for a week in a mental hospital.

tags: looney bin crazy girl love crush friends mental health [add]

2011-02-03 09:10:17 / Rating: 788.25 /


As I heard "maybe we should just be friends" for the 14th time in 4 years I began to think my current approach wasn't working.

tags: friends girlfriends humor [add]

2010-05-18 16:03:14 / Rating: 585.75 /

Auntie Boo

Today I made new friends in my dorm by passing out the cupcakes that were left over from my niece's second birthday party that got cancelled because she got a fever so high she had a seizure and stopped breathing until my sister gave her mouth to mouth.

tags: ER college friends cupcake seizure fever respiratory flu [add]

2010-01-27 09:30:19 / Rating: 489.75 /

S. Wofford

She confessed afterwards that she had never seen a real life spit-take until she had dinner with my family.

tags: family laughter humor friends [add]

2009-12-28 15:26:00 / Rating: 486.5 /


Good friends cover your naked ass when you throw your back out while in the shower, but best friends laugh hysterically and make grandma jokes first.

tags: humor pain humiliation friends too young to be a grandma [add]

2009-12-04 08:53:07 / Rating: 728.5 /

The wandering homeless

The day I dropped out of high school, botched my entrance into Harvard, and set out on my journey across the country on foot was the day I realized I would come back for you, and only you.

tags: wandering love returning hope dreams life travel friends life of a hobo [add]

2009-09-17 14:36:15 / Rating: 841 /

Oh My

The police officer looked surprised when he walked up to the dark car and found us not having sex.

tags: talking friends surprise! [add]

2009-07-17 11:13:14 / Rating: 568.5 /


As I listened to my friends joke about bulemia, I wondered what they would say if they knew what I did every night after dinner.

tags: bulemia friends regret [add]

2009-06-22 15:26:10 / Rating: 449.5 /


I love the fact that we were best friends for 12 years because once, on the very first day of school, I accidentally took home one of her pencils.

tags: friends first grade [add]

2009-05-28 15:01:04 / Rating: 499 /


In the last two months, I've seen my drug dealer more than my best friend.

tags: weed friends growing apart drugs [add]

2009-05-28 14:59:46 / Rating: 546.75 /

bad best friend

The day I got fed up with her daily suicide threats and didn't call to make sure she was okay was the day she was found dead.

tags: suicide friends guilty [add]

2009-04-30 10:09:37 / Rating: 713.5 /

Not A Runner

My body thinks I should find new running partners- the kind that don't compete in marathons.

tags: knee pain running friends [add]

2009-03-16 12:03:40 / Rating: 486 /

Old Friendship, Old Love

That day my high school roommate opened our bakery alone because I was getting ready to marry her brother.

tags: marriage friends love high school roommate [add]

2009-02-06 14:14:18 / Rating: 539 /


All he said was, "Jonathan died today at one."

tags: death cancer friends high school [add]

2009-01-21 15:03:47 / Rating: 522 /


I unfriended them all from my Facebook page because I didn't want them to share my joys or enjoy my sorrow.

tags: facebook college breakup friends loneliness empowerment finally [add]

2008-12-02 13:06:55 / Rating: 739.5 /


My bestfriend really wanted a bob cut but her mother wouldn't let her chop off her long locks, so I decided to help her out by sticking gum on her hair.

tags: friends [add]

2008-11-21 15:50:49 / Rating: 587 /


I lost most of my friends, the respect of my parents, and the desire to kill myself when I finally told everyone the truth about what I believe.

tags: wicca religion family school friends [add]

2008-11-06 14:17:27 / Rating: 986.25 /


Three were raped, one abused, one is forever unsatisfied with who she is, two, maybe three are cutters, one truly believes she's a slut by nature, one is seventeen with the mind of a ten year old, one is an orphan, one is as mental as I am, and I wouldn't trade any of them for all the perfect friends in the world.

tags: friends sympathy affection friendship [add]

2008-10-13 16:48:59 / Rating: 832.5 /


I'm only 16, so why do I have to be the adult in every situation?

tags: parents friends relationships finances childish adult selfishness [add]

2008-08-26 10:21:44 / Rating: 687.25 /


I love my friends, because who else would help me pack up and move 3 bedrooms worth of furniture and stuff in 5 hours, while my abusive, now ex, boyfriend was at work, blissfully unaware of my escape.

tags: relationship friends help [add]

2008-06-10 15:26:06 / Rating: 1026.25 /

What are the odds?

I knew God had a sense of humor when I hesitantly answered the ringing K-Mart payphone, only to hear my best friend, who had misdialed my home phone number, on the other end.

tags: coincidence telephone humor friends God random [add]

2008-06-10 10:39:09 / Rating: 6684.25 /


We noticed we were wearing the same shirt during freshman English and 11 years later, he was the best man in my wedding.

tags: wedding friends best man [add]

2008-05-22 12:33:12 / Rating: 709.25 /

Kindergarden attempts

At six-years-old my friends passed around a discarded, lit cigarette smoking it perfectly while I couldn't take a drag properly no matter how hard I tried.

tags: childhood cigarettes friends failure shame struggle sadness [add]

2008-05-01 14:28:28 / Rating: 783.25 /


We bought a house last week but we haven't told our friends or family.

tags: ready house home friends secret family [add]

2008-03-21 17:06:54 / Rating: 680.75 /

Michele G.

None of us realized how loudly we were talking until the word "vagina" rang out into the hallway and seemed to just hang there like red neon.

tags: humor job friends [add]

2008-03-05 12:37:04 / Rating: 686.5 /


I waited for him to hit me, instead he replied, "She'll probably cheat on you too."

tags: cheat friends understanding crossed line [add]

2008-02-11 16:53:16 / Rating: 2611.75 /


Some of my friends made me so mad today that I think I just might keep the Christmas presents I just wrapped for them.

tags: anger friends Christmas [add]

2007-12-13 00:19:49 / Rating: 533 /

jroz b.l.

My friends made me listen to metal music, in hopes of making me hardcore.

tags: music metal friends [add]

2007-12-07 14:57:56 / Rating: 520.75 /


I convinced all of my housemates that they shared my craving for grilled cheese and tomato soup, so that my craving could be fulfilled.

tags: craving mentality friends roommates [add]

2007-11-09 11:02:18 / Rating: 604.25 /


There are two kinds of friends in the world: the ones who help you up when you've passed out in a bar and call a cab and the ones that take 'funny' pictures of you.

tags: friends humor drunk bar [add]

2007-11-05 13:20:56 / Rating: 2292 /


My love for him deepened significantly when he offered to cosign my student loans.

tags: friends older brother love college loans debt [add]

2007-10-25 10:45:30 / Rating: 778.75 /


I don't resent the fact that she jumped on me in the swimming pool, because now I can tell people that the scar on my forehead was put there by the knee of a flying Asian.

tags: scars friends pool [add]

2007-10-25 10:35:54 / Rating: 876 /


My "friends" must think I have problems with my stomach because all they ever hear is, "Sorry I missed your call 'cuz I was in the bathroom."

tags: friends lie bathroom missed call [add]

2007-10-05 10:23:53 / Rating: 555.25 /


You should have seen the looks on their faces when I, the girl who abhors underage drinking, announced that one of my goals in life is to try Canadian beer.

tags: humor alcohol college friends [add]

2007-08-28 23:05:44 / Rating: 572.5 /

This is me

The one thing I don't like about being an adult is the people always want to have serious, meaningful conversations.

tags: adult life friends talking [add]

2007-08-19 21:37:14 / Rating: 707.75 /


When one of my high school "friends" posted what I'm sure he thought was a brilliantly scathing review of the 5th Harry Potter movie, all I could do was be surprised at his ignorant expectations.

tags: Harry Potter review friends ignorance movies expectations [add]

2007-07-16 15:24:43 / Rating: 563 /

Meet me at Jack's

My boyfriend would flip if he knew that my best friend "Kelly" who I visit on the weekends is really my best friend Kevin.

tags: friends love relationships [add]

2007-07-05 17:29:24 / Rating: 680.75 /


The only advantage to accidentally reading spoilers is being able to hold them over your friends heads for weeks to come.

tags: spoilers harry potter friends [add]

2007-07-03 17:10:44 / Rating: 536.5 /


I laughed when he tried to send a text message to her because I secretly changed her phone number when he wasn't looking.

tags: phone friends jealousy selfish love humor [add]

2007-06-22 10:43:54 / Rating: 797 /

jibun kakushi

I realized that he never once knocked on my door unless he needed something.

tags: friends door [add]

2007-05-21 10:14:46 / Rating: 461.25 /

Kelly #1

And that's when I decided to let my friends choose their own bridesmaid's dresses when my wedding came.

tags: weddings friends family dresses disgust [add]

2007-05-17 13:47:50 / Rating: 755.5 /


My good male friend always points out girls that he finds attractive-most of whom I completely disagree with-but then I wonder why he doesn't think I'm pretty.

tags: friends life pretty [add]

2007-03-30 11:25:55 / Rating: 679.5 /

A kid

Maybe I was wrong, but your "I love you" felt more heartfelt when you thought I was addicted.

tags: drugs drug friends love lies life hurt childhood addiction [add]

2007-03-16 13:43:12 / Rating: 877.25 /


Friends are there for you no matter what, unless they sleep with your boyfriend.

tags: hate love loss friends [add]

2007-01-01 19:56:20 / Rating: 842.25 /


When she asked today if I love him, I replied with "yes."

tags: love friends [add]

2006-12-22 00:31:49 / Rating: 518.75 /

Someone you know

We're not going to be ok...

tags: friends death love parents hate [add]

2006-11-16 16:02:54 / Rating: 812 /

Pocketwatch Pope

It wasn't until the next day that they found out they had both called me at the same time and that, if they hadn't, none of us would have been alive to realize it.

tags: friends irony lesson life [add]

2006-11-05 11:42:39 / Rating: 690.25 /


My friends always told me, "When something is wrong talk to us, we are here for you," and when I did they told me not too.

tags: feelings friends [add]

2006-10-02 14:43:45 / Rating: 575.5 /


I have begun walking down the street along side good looking strangers in the hope that other strangers will think I have good looking friends.

tags: humor friends loneliness [add]

2006-09-27 23:18:16 / Rating: 701 /


"My brother died" was all she said, and in that one instant, all I wanted was for us to be 19 again, and unaware of the gut wrenching pain I would feel for her 10 years later.

tags: friends love death [add]

2006-09-12 22:08:10 / Rating: 785.25 /


He came down for the week, and met with me almost as an afterthought, but I flittered constantly around him while he was here because being around him makes me surprisingly happy.

tags: friends [add]

2006-08-12 15:02:03 / Rating: 426.5 /