Friendships, Friends, And Such Good Friends By Judith Viorst

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Friends, how many of us have them? FRIENDS ones we can depend on. These lines are very well known from the 1984 hit single by Whodini, but in reality is agreat question to ask yourself. Whodini’s first rhyme says “Friends is a word we use everyday most the time we use it in the wrong way.”, with that being said we all confuse the definition or just have our own meaning for the the word, but me, I couldn’t answer the Friends question til I knew the true meaning of a friend. The essay Friends , Good Friends, and Such Good Friends by Judith Viorst gives multiple variations of friends, and like I did you can use it to see which category your peers land under.

During her essay Judith states that “friends are those that love, support and trust
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In the authors categorys that description of friends would fall under historical, based on her examples of historical frineds. Maybe I favor these type of friends because when I see people way too often their presence can even annoy me, so the distance is maybe what keeps us so cool. Convenience friends also are one of my choices as best type of friends to have, I say this because they come in handy and in times when you need them. Judith says that “if our paths were not crossing all the time, we 'd have no particular reason to be friends.”, one of her examples was a next door neighbor. An example for me would be a fellow classmate, and the way he or she would be convenient was to give me the notes I missed from the day I was absent. Also if I was absent because of a health reason, I could count on him/her to inform the teacher of my sickness because I texted him/her and let them know to let the teacher know for me. In all the best friends to have are the ones who give me their honest opinion always. I say always because sometimes people will just tell you what you want to hear just to shut you up, and that’s not what real friends do. Since we are speaking of advice cross-generational friends are one of my faves to have. I believe so because the older person usually has been in my …show more content…
I wouldn’t consider them because these friendships in my mind are the most fake, especially between the two girlfriends of the two couples. In my mind the two females will only talk simply because their boyfriends are not because they have much in common. I also believe the two women also always believe the opposing female has feelings for their partner, so they will never really trust each other, and can’t really be considered any type of friends. Bad friends are also those who are only around you because they think you are beneficial. Like I hate when someone texts me like “wasup bro you good”? I say “I’m good i’m great” then the next text I receive they’re asking me for something. Like you clearly didn’t care how I was doing you just wrote me to ask for a helping

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