Who are your Real Friends?

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  1. Miss America

    Miss America Well-Known Member

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    Howard related because he does not have any friends, like Owen in Throw Momma from the Train.
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    How many real friends do you have, and how long have you known them? Not your spouse or partner. Not Facebook friends. Not people you are friendly with or see around town. People you hang with occasionally, do things with, or are comfortable calling when you need them.

    I am married with kids and in my 40's. My wife is my best friend. I have a friend who is like a brother to me. Known him for 16 years. If I need anything, he has my back. I have 2 friends from high school who I can count on to a lesser degree.

    So I have three real friends. Plenty of other acquaintances. But no new real friends in the last 10-15 years. Does anyone even have time to hang out and do things with friends after working and family activities?
     
  2. IfTheyOnlyKnew

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    NO answer can top that. :golfclap:
     
  3. Roeu812

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    I have a 2 best friends I can ALWAYS count on. One for 30 years, the other for 20

    I have maybe 10-12 other friends that I get together with once a month and text and call now and again. But none of them would be the first I call if I'm in trouble..
     
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    My dog is the only friend I need.

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  5. Calloused Shins

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    13 real close friends. Been friends since hs and college. Don't have too many acquaintances/new work friends cause I normally work alone. I guess gym friends as well. Fuck it, I'm a lone wolf for the most part anymore. I only go out 2-3 times a month. Recovering from long nights is becoming more and more difficult.
     
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    Man's best friend will never stab you in the back.
     
  7. Mr Sinister

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    I can't stand any one I use to Hang out with even people I've known my entire life. I dunno what happened but I'm pretty sure my wife will be the only person at my funeral some day :jj:
     
  8. yahoo

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    I'm an East Coast guy on the West Coast. Just don't find many people out here who I really enjoy spending time with.
     
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    My wife makes fun of me for my lack of friends. When she met me I had lots of friends. Always had people staying at my house. We got married and moved away from my home town. Since moving 6 years ago I have made zero friends. I think it gets harder to make friends as you get older. I have zero tolerance for other peoples bullshit.

    When you move away from your friends its amazing how fast you lose touch. I still have two friends that would help me bury a body, no questions asked.
     
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    You no who mans best friend is:dawgjj:
     
  11. IfTheyOnlyKnew

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    I have a couple friends that I've been friends with since Kindergarten. (I won't even tell you how long that's been.... :rolleyes: )
    I have a few more very close friends that a went to high school with, and another couple that I met at my first job, when I turned 16. Any of the girls in these three groups would help me hide the body. ;)

    Then there's another close group of friends that I went to graduate school with many moons ago. We try to get together once a month.

    I guess I have quite a few close friends. I have many "friends" and many, many acquaintances. I'm one of "those" people. My family makes fun of me because I make friends with everyone I meet. Seriously. I can meet someone for the first time, and 10 minutes later, we're exchanging email addresses/phone numbers. :rolleyes:
     
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    me and the fucking cat have become quite chummy in our golden years
    we both enjoy a good nap
     
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    Exact situation. People I enjoy out here are east coast transplants
     
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    I left my best friends back in Jersey where I'm from over 23 yrs. ago.
    we have moved 6 times already here and moving one more this summer.
    sometimes the young kids invite me places,but at 61 I feel kinda out of place.
     
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    I don't think I ever had that one real friend, to be honest. I look back on that with some resentment and bitterness towards my parents. I don't bother to meet new people now.

    My ex-wife sure as fuck wasn't any friend of mine.
     
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    what i do know is this...good and genuine friends are hard to find. I have a few. And I cherish them.
     
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    Hey Ben...none of our exs ever are.
     
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