Friends. ..?

10 Nov

I think I’ve said this before, much earlier on. But I’ll say this again, and hope that I’m more coherent this time. 

I think a person can’t have much more than five friends. Five real friends, that is, the kind that you can share almost anything with and not worry about them broadcasting it out to the rest of the world (that is, unless you want them to). The kind that would lie to others for you. The kind that you could sit outside in total silence and still feel comfortable with. With these people, you just know that they belong in a special subset within the general ‘friends’. Can you really find more than five people to put in that subset? I don’t think I can.

I know it depends on the type of person you are, and other things like that–not everyone has the same criteria for ‘friend’ after all. But I’m going to hold on to my belief that no matter who you are or what you do, there are always those few people you know you are true friends with.

Then again, maybe you don’t know. Maybe you just haven’t found them yet.

I’m still struggling with my own definitions. Do I count people that used to be one of them but are now fading out? Do I count people that I’m still not completely sure with? Does this have to be a mutual thing? Do ‘wrong’ people accidentally make it onto the list?

Guess not–about the whole mutual thing, at least. This is why I’m going to bust out that phrase and say that “it’s a feeling”, because it really is. Every person’s different. Interactions and friendships differ too, as a result. If I really wanted to define this properly, I would still be writing next year. 

And I guess I just have to accept that people have ups and downs and have a tendency to piss each other off from time to time. But really, I just wish/hope that people would actually realize when they’re in the subset. Because no matter what, even if it’s just thoughts and whatever intangible emotional shit–‘payout>payback’ ALWAYS SUCKS.

In unrelated news:

  1. Probably going to pierce my ears this weekend, yay
  2. Recently infected by depression. Why is depression catching? I guess it depends on the person
  3. I want a red jacket. Am going to buy one tomorrow (hopefully)
  4. I’m so happy that I finally posted something again. Lots of stuff has been happening (and lots of shit too) and I often can’t find what I want to say even though there’s actually a lot. Schoolwork is sapping all my energy. And all my motivation. 
  5.  . — — – .— — -. …    … ..- -.-. -.- ! (Right that was pointless and random. Sorry)
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5 Responses to “Friends. ..?”

  1. tamofawesome November 13, 2011 at 4:56 am #

    3H3H3H3H3H3. And there are the friends who are better friends with your boobs than they are with you. >:]

    • AwesomeAim November 14, 2011 at 10:49 pm #

      …Yeah, remind me to turn on my perv-detector the next time I try to make friends ‘k? Hahaha.

  2. ArtTropes November 13, 2011 at 4:34 pm #

    Al’s offensive comment aside, aren’t you glad I was there with you when you shopped? I helped you restrain yourself! 😀

    Also clue me in on Joanna’s progress.

    • AwesomeAim November 14, 2011 at 10:50 pm #

      Yes. FASTEST SHOPPING SPREE EVER. Am wearing the red jacket right now. 😀

  3. tenbrokenbullets December 1, 2011 at 11:56 am #

    I’m with you here, I have about 4 close friends, but I’m only 20 and expecting those relationships to change now that we’re all going our seperate ways.

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