Friendship Essay: My Best Friend

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675 words
675 words

She doesn’t know this, but she changed my life. She was there for me when it seemed like no one else was. When most of my friends were dissolving around me and I just didn’t feel like I could do anything right, she was there, and she made everything seem okay. It didn’t matter that I was inevitably going to graduate with a GPA a tenth of a point lower than I wanted, or that my director told me that he was disappointed in me because I just didn’t seem focused lately, or that my other friends just weren’t talking to me anymore. It didn’t matter because she was there and she made me feel safe. She’s my best friend, and I love her and admire her for so many different reasons. It seems that, no matter the situation, she knows exactly what will brighten my mood, whether it’s an hour-long venting session, a frozen yogurt run or sitting around a fire making s’mores. She has the incredible ability to make me laugh even when it seems impossible, through sometimes impractical means, like throwing marshmallows across the room or telling goofy made-up stories that may or may not be relevant to t...

In this essay, the author

  • Opines that she changed their life. she was there for them when most of their friends were dissolving around them and made everything seem okay.
  • Opines that the two are polar opposites, but at the same time, they almost share a brain.
  • Opines that they are constantly amazed by the woman's ability to stay strong through situations in which most people would crumble. she has learned not to waste her time worrying.
  • Explains that the essay isn't about anyone, it's about everyone they know. they've always had the support of their parents, and have a wide circle of friends.
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