Friendship and Kinship Essay

787 Words Nov 17th, 2011 4 Pages
If someone asks me who is the most important person in my life, my answer will be my family members and friends because those two relationship have ever made me happy and taken care of me. In my mind, friendship involves recognition or familiarity with another's personality. Everyone has lots of friends around the world. Even though some people might think that the friendship and kinship are similar, I think there are some difference, selectivity, topics of conversation, understanding of mistaking
We have opportunity to choose someone to be my friend; however, we cannot choose my family members. Everyone has their own friends and relatives. We can choose our friends who are loyal, cordial, friendly, or kind, who have a similar
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In contrast to kinship, we have unlimited topics with our friends. Usually, we prefer to talk about our interesting things, love life, movies, music and so on. Furthermore, we make a lot of joke to each other, we do not need to think too much about words using. Therefore, we can talk everything we want with our friends.
The relatives can accept a person's mistake easier than friends. When we make a big mistake, our family members can forgive us, and give us a chance to atone for what we had done. Because we have blood relationship with our relatives, whatever we do bad things, they will accept and help us to make up those mistakes. On the other hand, most friends cannot accept us when we make a mistake. Especially, when we betray or do bad things for our friends. They will not forgive us. It is hard to renew our friendship. A good example was two years ago, I read a news, which reported a man was caught by the police because of the graft and corruption. His friends was so surprised and disappointed in his action. Finally, his friends left him forever, but his family encouraged him to surrender himself to justice, because they knew only this could help him to begin his life anew.
The relatives can real help us when we have some problems. Because our relatives usually are older than us, they have lots of experiences. When we have some problems, they can real give us a good suggestion. However, most of our friends are two or three years older than us, or same age as us,…

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