Iris - Anchorage, Alaska
Entered on April 17, 2008

Stupid things like a fight or not getting invited to party or anything ridiculous like that are not justification for hurting someone. What you did could destroy any chance of a future friendship with them. You might not care about that now, but in five or six years, you may not have the friends you do now. If that happens, you will wish you had made an effort to be nice to everyone, so that you could have someone to lean on and to help you through any rough patches in your life. So, what should you do if you have someone you aren’t “best friends” with? Simple, you should get to know them, find out what they like to do, what their favorite stuff is, then decide whether or not you want to be their friend and hang out. If so, great. If not, fine. It’s your call; just make sure you know them first. It’s no fun being by yourself and all alone. All anyone really wants is to be accepted and loved by someone, even if it’s only our friends. In this I believe.