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Personal Narrative Essay : Crash, My Best Friend

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I trudged onto the bus one cold November morning and sat down in the seat across from Alex, my best friend Crash's boyfriend. I looked at my phone and saw I had a text from her. "Block Alex on everything and don't talk to him." I looked up at him and saw that his eyes were a little bit puffy and he was leaning on the window solemnly. I asked crash what had happened and she responded, "He's been super abusive our entire relationship so we broke up, duh." Alex and I had become really good friends over the past few months; I knew there was no way he could do anything abusive. Crash had never said anything but good things until that second, so naturally I was very confused. That night I asked Alex what happened and he sent me screenshots of the texts. Basically the entire conversation was Crash yelling at him for not being good enough for her. Alex was very confused, and so was I, as to what had happened, he didn't think he had done anything wrong. After seeing that conversation I started to think about who I could trust. When Crash had texted me that morning she had made it seem like it was all his fault but Alex actually had solid proof. This was the beginning of an end to what I later realized to be a toxic friendship. The end of this friendship made me more self confident and not worry about what others think I should be doing.
Many months later, after Crash and I had almost completely forgotten about the whole thing, Alex and I started to develop a really good friendship,
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