The Importance of Friendship

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Friendship might be called as a special kind of concern for your friend, a concern which might reasonably be understood as a kind of love (Helm, 2005). All of us have friends, whatever we are poor or rich. Friendship is very important to us, some of our friends may listen to us when we feel disappointed or happy, we share with our feelings each other; some others may take care of us when we are sick; some of them may live with us side by side. But as Sparks says, "Technology offers great capabilities to keep in touch with people, but it also can keep us from really getting to know someone"( Neuber, 2007). Friendship can not only make us live better and happier, but also can save more girls live. So, it is never too late to making friends. Several days before, I received a call from my close friend Zhangting. At that time, I was on class and I did not answer it. Then I sent a message to her, and wrote that do you want to say something to me? I am on class now. Then she answered, yes, of course. I am very happy today and I want to tell you something important. I knew what she wanted to say and I answered that I think it is a really important thing for you and for me, right? She wrote, Of course, now, happy birthday! My dear! I have known her for 6 years, what a simple word I said she can understand it, so do I. I think, friendship is different the love between girls and boys. We share our happiness and sadness with each other, and we can understand each other easily. Do your parents take care of you when you are ill? I think they will, friends will do that as well. If my friends know that I am ill, some of them will spend several days staying with me in the hospital, some will buy medicines to me and some others will buy some f... ... middle of paper ... ... our life. A true friend will do everything good for their friends: the highest good, which is that they might know God and love Him with all of their heart, soul, and mind (Roper, 2013). Works Cited Helm, B. (2005, 5 17). Friendship. Retrieved from http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/friendship/ Roper, D. (2013, 4 2). Friendship. Retrieved from http://odb.org/2013/04/02/friendship/ Neubert, A. (2007, 8 7). Study shows what makes college buddies lifelong friends. Retrieved from https://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2007b/070807SparksFriendship.html Grabmeier, J. (2004, 1 6). Friendships play key role in suicidal thoughts of girls, but not boys. Retrieved from http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-01/osu-fpk010604.php Moseley, A. (2001, 4 17). Philosophy of Love: An Overview. Retrieved from http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-01/osu-fpk010604.php

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