Persuasive Essay About True Friendship

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Everyone enters the world with a hole in their hearts that parents fill temporarily in the beginning; however, the void expands as the child grows and becomes independent of the parents. So how can the emptiness be satisfied? Friends are the simple, safe answer, but not everyone has that choice. Encouraged by an extroverted society, people today seek other’s attentions and friendship to complete them. But what is a friend? A true friend is someone who faces the world side by side with you, pushes and encourages you to be your best self. The friendship may start with something simple like football or tv shows but lead to deeper, more meaningful conversations. The initial relationship between two individuals over a shared activity can lead to true friendship when they connect over shared truths. For example, my best friend and I bonded at one of our high school football games when we both stood at one corner of the student section and agreed it was too noisy and overwhelming. Later at school, we discussed tv shows, books, and social awkwardness. These conversations led to sharing personal experiences and theological beliefs; now, we share anything and everything without fearing judgement. Additionally, we count on receiving honest advice. Together, we faced our senior year side by side.
Some people think they choose their friends when, in reality, God blesses them to bring out the best qualities in each other. “They are, like all beauties, derived from Him, and then, in a

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