The Importance Of Friendship

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“Behind every argument is someone’s ignorance.” (Author Unknown) This statement speaks on how the bases of an argument usually comes from the mind of a person who is unknowledgeable on a particular subject. However in some cases, both parties may be educated in their reasoning, but they do not know how to express both opinions effectively to each other thus it ends in a screaming match solving nothing. On the contrary, there is a way to for two parties to communicate their different point of views without resulting in an inappropiate exchange of words, but that was not the case in a disagreement between a former associate of mine and myself. Some arguments have the ability to strengthen a relationship between two people or it can sever it …show more content…
The disagreement was the last straw but there were several factors leading up to the demise of our friendship. To start off, the associate and I are from two completely different regions of the country which of course brings about opposing point of views. I am from the south where southern hospitality is generally abided by, whereas my counterpart is from up north where people are often classified as rude. These stereotypes are not always true, but they were in this instance. Although we did not see eye to eye on everything at first, we began to become close friends for we had a lot in common. There would always be subtle transactions between the two of us, but never anything too serious that we would stop being friend. As the year went on. As mentioned earlier, we all began to explore the campus’ variations in activities and there was one particular one that caught my counterparts eye, which was the title of Ms. Freshmen. My then friend was so overly intrigued in this position and as a friend, without any doubt, I went along to support her in everything that she did in order to achieve this goal despite the issues that had came about in the middle of all of …show more content…
Regardless if it had changed the outcome of the friendship or if it didn’t, I would walk away knowing that I had handled things the correct way. When things arose, I could have explained to my friend what was happening assuring that she knew that I would still help her through the campaign and lead her to the title that she wanted. I could have also only focused on what was important to her, but then i would have been neglecting myself which would in the end add on to the stress that I already had. Truth is, there really is no correct answer, for my best would not have been good enough for her or myself. Having a big heart takes a toll on those who genuinely cares for the people who they surround themselves with, nevertheless subjecting them to be poisoned by selfish individuals. This incident taught me that you can only stretch your limits as far as a person would stretch theirs for you. Granted, college is all about learning how to sacrifice, but there is no use in sacrificing for someone who would never sacrifice for

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