What Makes A True Friend? Essays

833 Words Sep 8th, 2015 4 Pages
A true friend is a person that is mutually supportive of you. To me, true friends are so much more. They’re people who are there for you when no one else is. The people who have seen you at your best and at your absolute worst, and are still there for you when you need them. They’re the people you call when you’re in trouble or just when you need advice about whatever is happening. True friends are important to have throughout your life because nothing’s better than having a constant support system.
One of my true friends is my cousin, Candace. I know that you can’t pick your family and most of the time you’re forced to like your relatives, but for me it’s a different story. I don’t remember being such good friends with her when we were little, in fact, my mom has told me that I use to not like her. My parents got divorced the summer before I started fifth grade and ever since then my dad’s side of the family has been closer it seems. The first big get together we had was on Labor Day at my dad’s house and of course Candace was there. She’s two years younger than me, but there’s no one else around my age other than my brother. We were basically forced to hang out with each other, but that’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me. Candace has been there for me through the divorce and everything in my life that has followed. She is one person in my life that I constantly confide in. I always run to her for advice on everything, I know that she would never steer me in the…

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