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182. What are Friends?
Friends make life easier, or at least they
. My best friend's name is Susan. I call
Suzy. Suzy and I would always hang out
. Just to clarify, my name is Michael. Yes,
am a boy, and Susan is a girl.
that knew us always thought we were in
relationship, but that wasn't the case. I loved
like a sister, and she loved me like
brother. Well, I used to think she did.
all started when Suzy got a boyfriend. I
happy for her, because she was sad and
. Those were her words, not mine. When she
me to Richard, her boyfriend, I tried my
to get along with him. Although I tried
best, Richard didn't seem to like me. Maybe
friends told him that Suzy and I were
hanging around, and they thought we were secretly
love with each other.
Richard became increasingly jealous
my name was mentioned. It started tearing up
relationship. Suzy began to stay away from me.
would call her, go over to her house,
wait for her outside of school, but she
always busy with Richard. She would say, "Sorry,
. I'll call you when I get home, okay?"
knew it was a lie. Suzy and I
't spoken in a month. As I knew Suzy
always wanted to go to Las Vegas, so
was going to surprise Suzy by telling her
I was going to take her. However, it
that the ship had sailed. I heard Suzy
Richard were going to Las Vegas for her
I'm moving on, and I'm hanging out with
other friends. It's not the same, but I
anyone who chooses a relationship over a friendship
never a good friend to begin with. Yet,
find myself questioning "What are Friends?"