Friendship is the purest and holiest thing on earth. Friends choose you. It isn’t like blood family where you are placed and stuck in each other’s lives forever, Friends are a forever you choose.
I heard recently that lemons were bred into existence by mankind. Which means life never gave us lemons. We invented them. That hits far too close to home, especially recently. My friend Sam has a lot of heavy burdens to carry, and it’s hard to watch but I just feel a responsibility for them that I can’t explain. I guess that’s what friendship is. …
“I want to watch the stars”
“Then let’s go,” she said as she took the blanket off the couch, and stood with a grace and confidence I will always envy.
“I hate you.”
She smiled. That horrible smile. The smile that made me fall in love every time.
“Trusting people is a waste,” she said. “You can only be hurt by people you trust, and part of life is getting hurt. So then what? If it’s inevitable that people will betray you, hurt you, make you sad, what’s the point of trusting people?”
Another thing to hate about her. She…
College is fun. I get to have a slumber party with my best friend every night and I can stay out as late as I want and I get to exercise the independence that has been burning inside of me since I was six. I’ve learned more about myself and who I want to be in the past ten weeks than I have in the past eighteen years. I’ve strengthened friendships and met new people and gone out of my comfort zone and tried new things and explored my passions and realized my goals and — yeah college is fun.