The Importance of Friendship

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The Importance of Friendship Post University “A good friend is a connection to life, a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.” (Wyse, 2007) We all need friends. Friendships are very essential in our daily lives. If we did not have friends we would not be happy. We would be very lonely. They keep our heads on our shoulders. They help us to be strong in the hard times and have fun and relax through the tough times. I believe that everyone needs a really close best friend. Best friends can guide you to do the right thing or the wrong thing. I believe that best friends reflect each other. If you hang out without someone long enough you can influence them.…show more content…
She hated going to funerals more than a dog hates cats. She agreed to go to the funeral with me. I found another really close friend that day that helped guide me through so much that year. He helped me through my parent’s divorce and my unplanned pregnancy. When you don’t feel like you can face something alone, there is always a best friend that is right there going through it with you, if you let them. A really good friend is one that helps you realize that even though you’re going through some tough times, you still need to live your life. You still need to have fun and relax along the way, or else you will become so stressed out that you will end up isolated from anyone who cares about you. When a girl at my school lost her dad, of course she was going to mourn, and mourn she did. Nobody even tried to talk to her for over two years because they felt like there was no point. I had just moved there and decided to try and befriend her. She talked to me a little bit. Eventually our senior year we talked all the time and I finally got her to come over to a sleepover I had and we had a lot of fun. I had never seen her smile before that day. She ended up going out with me and some other girls a lot more. Friends are so important. I do not think that if we did not have friends, we would not be happy or smile. If we develop friendships we can spend our lives less isolated and more happily. Everyone needs a friend. True friends are essential in
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