Be a Good Friend and Keep Faith to Your Girl Friend

Paul - 02115, Massachusetts
Entered on May 7, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30

Be a Good Friend and Keep Faith to Your Girl Friend

I had some friends in high school. One friend was very intimate with me

because we both liked music very much. He could play guitar and he had

many CDs from another country because he lived in Canada for 2years in

middle school age. We hung out a lot and shared music and usually went to

music clubs or band concerts on weekends. I liked him as a friend and

sometimes envied him because I wanted to play instrument but I couldn’t.

He made a band and sometimes played in clubs. I always cheered him up

when he was depressed and I was with him when he was in trouble. I helped

him decide to be a musician. After I graduated high school, I went to

College and he led his band. And 2years after, I went to an Army because

Army service is mandatory in my country, South Korea. When I was

charged in the Army for 26months, my friend’s band got popular and I met

him three years after. He said he didn’t want to go to the Army. I

understood because it is hard for every young man in my country.

I really wanted to help him up but I couldn’t. After that day I did not see

him any more. He is still a band leader and got a little fame and still doesn’t

go to the Army. I guess he went to a psychiatric hospital not to go to the


I had a hard time in my high school because it was very strict private high

school. I wanted to go to art high school but my father didn’t and I had to

admit it. So, I followed his choice. When my another friend transferred to

my high school, I first came to him and talked to him because he seems

lonely just like me at that time. A few days after I realized he was rich and

selfish boy. He only knew himself but I understood because he became my

friend. When I met him after I finished the army, he said he didn’t need to

go to Army because he wounded his back. I guess he lied because he looks

like very healthy. Now, he still does not go to the Army and stays in New


I had a girlfriend in high school. I liked her so much. I wrote a letter to

her and we had a date. She liked to dance and sing. We had a great time. I

loved her. However I made some mistakes. I smoked in front of her and

talked to her badly. I broke my faith to her. She dumped me. I was shocked

and could not sleep, eat or do anything. I cried a lot but I had to admit it. I

quit smoking 3years ago and I am still so sorry about her.

In the conclusion, my credo of friendship is, “Be a good friend and keep

faith to your girl friend .”