Essay about Nobility of Friendship

1462 Words Jun 20th, 2015 6 Pages
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Nobility of Friendship
Friends are what any person needs to live a complete life. To get friends, one must be living a fulfilling life since friends are a reflection of oneself. It is important to cultivate friendship because it is an essential element of happiness. Friendships are of various types, and each of them has different aspects. There are friendships that provide the material, professional, or spiritual support. Also, there are friends who are a company for entertainment while others help one to develop socially. Friendships or friends are mostly evaluated on these categories and each category is important for the fulfillment of an individual. However, true friends are
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Sara was a person who could stand by me even when I was not able to stand by myself. Whenever I needed her, she was always by mi side, ready to provide me with moral support, advice, prompt into action or decision-making, and help in every sphere of life. I had not given consideration to the idea of friendship at that time. However, there was one thing I knew for sure - all I needed to make in life was a friend like Sara. She made a great contribution to my life, and her absence is felt very harshly now, when she is gone.
People that knew me before and after her death agree that I am no longer the person I used to be. My innovativeness subsided; my creativity also went down, not to mention my joy and charisma. What I mean is that the death of a close friend has changed my personality, interests and all other aspects of life and conduct. People may wonder how a friend’s death can change one’s personality yet a personality is an in-built feature of an individual? The answer is simple. Friends do not usually force people into a particular behavior, but their presence influences an individual to behave in a certain manner (Vann, & Bass III, 3). The joy of friends disseminates to friends, as well as their depression. Therefore, the person I was at the time of Sara’s presence is long gone.
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