The Various Types Of Friends Essay

765 Words Nov 6th, 2016 4 Pages
The Various types of friends Michael Bassey Johnson says, and I quote: “People will walk in and walk out of your life, but the one whose footstep made a long-lasting impression is the one you should never allow to walk out.” That simply means that there will be many friends that appears in your life, but only the real friends tend to stay. While growing up, I always thought that everyone I thought I knew was my friend. However, I realized that I was wrong about that. Everyone is not your friend in life. Before calling someone your friend, you should get to know that person first. Nowadays, it is very hard to find a true friend. I always thought that my classmates in my class were my friends in 1st and 2nd grade, but they only used me in different ways. Do not think that you need many friends in life, because not everyone will still be true to you in the very end. Friends are very essential in your life; therefore, it is best to choose them very wisely. A true friend, or best friend is someone you can count on, someone who will stay by your side through thick and thin, and someone we can tell our problems to or even ask for advice. During the last couple of years, I realized that I had three different types of friends in my life. I realized that I had many acquaintances, a small number of mutual friends and few best friends. However, I could differentiate my acquaintances from my close friends and best friends. All three types of friends are essential to have, as each meet…

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