Types Of Friends I Have Had Through Life

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Types of Friends I Have Had Through Life Friends are people who we know and with who we have a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or family relations. Through different stages of our lives, life has given us the opportunity of encountering with phenomenal human beings, however, others not so much. Through these people, there is so much that we can embrace from; it could be to enrich our persona or unfortunately deteriorate it. Indeed, friends are the siblings God never gave us. Friends are the family that we get to choose. They are pals who do not judge the book by its cover instead, comprehend and offer their unconditional love. These friends come in different categories: friends for a reason, friends for a season, and friends for a lifetime. We encounter these particular people throughout our lives as neighborhood friends, elementary friends, middle school friends and high school friends. 1. Neighborhood friends, these friends are those who we were able to escape from the house without our guardians ' consent. They were those next-door neighbors, who during a Saturday morning would come and knock on our window and invited us to come outside to play. They were also the ones who we had sleepovers with. I met Mecca and Nafisah by my cousin Patty; they were both sisters. We met while playing sports with the next-door neighbors. My friends lived behind the house of my next-door neighbor. Our pals were Muslims and were three years younger than us. What was relevant between us was that we were also being bullied by the same twins around the block. That situation brought us together and allowed us to become stronger as a group. Every time the twins and their friends wanted to menace us,... ... middle of paper ... ...ned up for the school’s dancing team. We would always be together during lunch time and also walk home together. We also became work buddies during 11th grade. In high school, I was still friends with Suzette, but she changed after meeting new friends. She became an instigator and from there my problems with her were endless. Perhaps, if she would have had a normal childhood, her personality would have been completely different. With her, I learned the saying, "Fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me." In the long run, friends are a prominent part of our everyday life. Each type of friend holds a different role. Without these different personalities, our lives would be dull and lonely. Being careful about who we hang around will make our life easier to control. Sometimes our circle decreases in size, but increases in values.

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