Narrative Essay About Best Friends

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Best friends are the only thing in the world that stick by your side through the hard spells no matter what is occurring. They are the ones that tell you that look great in the morning, speak up for you when you do not, make you smile when no else can and they are the ones that love you for who you are. Best friends are a rarity just like diamonds and during my freshmen year of high school I met strangers that would soon become a fragment of myself and my family. These girls changed my life for the better and they were the most important thing to me. They taught me how to be happy, confident, and to be true to myself which were all foreign concepts during that awkward stage of my life to me like speaking Chinese. All of the happiness that I …show more content…
It felt like I had found my twin that felt and knew everything about me. I had never opened myself up like that before and it felt like I could fly because it was so freeing. Later that month, Rachael took me to Starbucks to meet her best friends and the first thing words they uttered were “Well hello! It’s a pleasure to meet you!”, and hearing all of these strangers say this made my anxiety kick in so I quietly mumbled “hi it’s nice to meet you too”. However, once I began to converse and play card games, which was their favorite thing to do, with them I felt free like the time I spoke to Rachael during the whole trip-instead of with just one person it was with all of them now. This was strange, confusing, and almost like diving into the unknown void of the universe for me but I liked it and because I liked it I dove straight into it. We spent almost every day with each other over the summer. Once school started, which was my sophomore year, we still hung out twenty-four-seven. Everything seemed perfect and I had so much confidence around them for example I stopped wearing the hoodie that I wore because I thought it hid my largeness, I began to push my shoulders back so I looked like I had more confidence instead of me pushing them forward, and I began to dress nicer to impress myself and not others. I felt like even when it rained I could smile and …show more content…
They wanted me to be happy and have fun with my life even if they are not in it at that time. That night I pledged to myself with every bone in my body that I would leave this funk and start to reinvent myself to become the person I was with all of my friends once again. This pledge of mine took a while, and once school started up again, I felt new, refreshed, and vibrant, which I had not felt before in months. I started to make more friends and began to expand my social standing and weeks later I would soon talk to people that I had never considered talking to in my

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