Friends Vs Friends

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Growing up as a child I never had real friends. I had people in my life that I thought were my friends, but I got bullied so often that I did not know who my friend was or not. Everybody growing up should have friends. The power of friendship is one of the strongest things in the world. Friends are people that push you to do things you thought were not possible. Friends are people that will always have your back through thick and thin. Friends are people that you can rely on. Friends are people that you know will always have your back. I never really had this growing up in elementary and middle school. I considered people my friends, but were they really my friends? Were they going to be there for me when I needed somebody? Were they going …show more content…
I have friends here at Albright and friends back home that I consider family. But I have 4 best friends back home that have helped me through so much. These 4 people have pushed me harder than I have ever been pushed before. Whether it was school, sports, work, or even personal issues, they have always had my back and will continue to do so. Whenever I needed help with homework they would always be there. They helped push me in the gym. I used to be a chunky person. But when I met them, they helped me lose weight and become skinny and well defined. Friends are supposed to push friends to do great things. That is what being a friend is about. My best friends back home do exactly that. I cannot remember a time where they told me to do something on my own. Regardless of the situation they have helped one way or another. I used to have no motivation to do anything. They would literally come in my house and drag me to the basketball courts every day. They motivated me to do things that I thought I could not …show more content…
I was bullied a lot as a youngster. All throughout middle and even high school I would get picked on, harassed, pushed around, prank called, the list goes on. I always cared about what people thought of me and that has always been a major problem. I cared too much about what people thought and I wanted everybody to like me for me. My best friends taught me that not everyone will like me and not everyone will hate me. That’s life. If I give somebody the power to control how I feel, then do I have any power over my own feelings? My best friends pick on me every day of my life, but I know that it is to help me. Of course I hated it with a passion, but after years of being picked on I grew a shell. I could not care less about what people think of me. I can thank my boys for that. Friends are supposed to help you even if it is in the most unorthodox way possible. These 4 people have helped me realize that other people’s opinions don’t matter. Most people pick on others because they are unhappy with something going on in their own life. That is why they pick on others. If somebody has an opinion about me or says things about me, that is great for them. It does not affect my life so why should I care about what they

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