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“‘I would never hurt your feelings on purpose. You’re my best friend. I don’t think anyone except my family has ever known me as well as you.’” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“We looked at each other and smiled. It was, although we didn’t know it, the beginning of a friendship. It was also the beginning of my career.” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“Well that’s life, I thought. It ends. And that’s friendship: every friendship has its wobbly moments. Live with it, I told myself. Get used to it. I remembered Sally years before in the car driving west, swirling her hand in that chaotic gesture, saying from now on the deaths would be easier. And I had [...]

“We looked at each other and laughed. In that instant, I had no fear that I would lose her. We had-we would always have-our past. We’d grown up together, in a way.” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“I felt almost tingly with possibility. People become best friends with their roommates, lay in the dark and talked, got drunk together, lusted after guys, shared clothes. Years later they hoped for their children to go to college together.” – Best Friends by Martha Moody

“‘Invested? Have you thought about how invested we are in each other? Wherever I am, whatever I’m doing, I always think of you. Last week, I had a new patient call me a white bitch who enjoyed seeing people like her suffer, and you know what? I didn’t fall apart. I listened to her. I [...]

Reason, season, or lifetime

Reason, season, or lifetime? People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which it is, you know exactly what to do. When someone is in your life for a reason, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed outwardly or inwardly. They have come [...]

Sorority Soliloquy

Sorority Soliloquy (source: from I’ve heard it said a sorority is a waste of time; but I know better For I have seen the love and walked In the splendor of sisterhood I’ve heard it said that a sorority Is sad; I can’t agree I’ve heard it said that a sorority Is a dull, [...]

To My Friends –

To my friends… To my friends who are married Love is not about “it’s your fault”, but “I’m sorry”, not “where are you,’ but “I’m right here”, not “how could you,” but “I understand”, not “I wish you were”, but “I’m thankful you are.” To my friends who are engaged The true measure of compatibility [...]

Do You Just Belong

Do You Just Belong? … (from Do You Just Belong? Are you an active member, the kind that would be missed? Or are you contented that your name is on the list? Do you attend the meetings and mingle with the flock? Or do you stay at home and criticize and knock? Do you [...]

Various Friends Throughout Our Lives –

Various Friends Throughout Our Lives … In first grade, your idea of a good friend was the person who went to the bathroom with you and held your hand as you walked through the scary halls. In second grade, your idea of a good friend was the person who helped you stand up to the [...]

For the In-College or College-Bound

For the In-College or College-Bound Maybe the time has gone, the faces, I recall. But things in this life change very slowly, if they ever change at all….The scary part being that we’ve all been hit with change lately, and it doesn’t seem to have come slowly at all. Do you remember the day you [...]

"you form a person in your mind from the stories they tell you but on the rare occasions you have enough time to spend with someone to bond with them, that person in your mind changes, and your friendship enters a whole new level." -jane green

"It's tough trying to make new best friends after a certain point in your life; it's like, how do you catch them up on everything they already missed?"

"how come I can pick my friends, but not my enemies?" - Ani DiFranco, 'pick yer nose'

"The most beautiful discovery true friends can make, is that they can grow separately without growing apart."

"I don't get the chance to say it anymore. But I still feel it. You're my best friend. You always were." - Dawson's Creek

"It's funny how the first time we were at this place, something between us was beginning.....but it breaks my heart to know that we are at this same place and that something between us is now ending."

"The best memories come from the best of times, which can only come from the best of friends."

"Memory builds a pathway that goes winding through the heart and keeps friends close together even though they are far apart."