Essay about Relationship Between A Friend And A True Friend

790 Words Nov 30th, 2014 4 Pages
Do you know what a true friend is? The definition of a friend is “a person whom one has a bond or mutual affection” according to Oxford Dictionary. But what changes a friend into a true friend? A true friend is a best friend because the definition of a best friend is “a person’s closets friend” according to the Free Dictionary.com then the definition of a true friend on Dictionary.com is “firm in allegiance; loyal; faithful; steadfast”. The difference between a friend and a true friend is a true friend is someone that has always been by your side through at least 10 years of your life, while a friend is a relationship that’s built upon a small amount of time and sometimes doesn’t last. A true friend is someone that cares about you know matter the circumstances, they are also the ones that are when everyone turns there back on you. True friendship needs to be defined because the definition is slowing changing into anyone someone knows. This causes problems because social media cites like Facebook, Instagram, twitter, etc. gives people the ability to stalk or harm others by being their “friend”. So yes a friend is someone you can talk to but a true friend is someone you can trust with your life. There are still people that believe that everyone that they made a relationship is considering a true friend but that’s not the case. In “Distinguishing our ‘would-be friends’ from our ‘true friends’ it says, “Thus, though ‘would-be friends’ can be counted on for a smile and a pat on…

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