Are Friends Over-rated?

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  1. Goonerview

    Goonerview Gold Belt

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    I remember meeting some friends about a month ago, I asked them for some advice regarding a situation I was in at the time and by the end of it all, I felt ridiculed and just not good ... And none the wiser as to what to do ...

    I met with some old friends last night, I felt bored and couldn't wait to get home and clean my room, read some books.

    Despite this, I find that I don't feel lonely because I'm working towards my life goals. My goals excite me and I'm really working on them everyday.

    I find friends to be a bit of a distraction. They are cool and ok to hang with occasionally, but now when I have dilemmas I talk to family members who never ridicule me and would actually listen to me, offer council and support me no matter what.

    I don't know, sometimes I think maintaining some friendships is a waste of time/money/energy.

    I feel like I'm making better life decisions everyday and becoming a man that I admire and that's more important that "cheap pleasures".
     
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  2. Horse Style

    Horse Style Silver Belt

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    Wow, we finally have a poster come right out and make a "I'm a loser, I have no friends and I hope you guys can validate my friendless life" thread.

    Amazing.
     
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  3. PG29 red0 Jr

    PG29 red0 Jr Brown Belt

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    You sound like a serial killer.
     
  4. TheRuthlessOne

    TheRuthlessOne Violence Belt

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    Are you talking about real friends or are you talking about fake friends

    Real friends will stick by you no matter what and always look to help you out

    Fake friends only hang out when you have money or drugs
     
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  5. LEGS MAHONEY

    LEGS MAHONEY genetically modified man shark

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    Ts must have got "ghosted" again at his friends meet up. <{MingNope}>
     
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  6. colby25

    colby25 Brown Belt

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    Think these guys are possibly OP's real friends that he's referring to.

    With that said seems like your friends probably aren't really your friends. Don't have to tell them off but nothing wrong with cutting the strings my friend. Best of luck
     
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  7. HelloJapan

    HelloJapan Talking loud and saying nothing. Platinum Member

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    Nope, love my buds. I do agree though, there are "relationships" we have that are nothing but wasteful. As we get older, bullshit "friends" get left behind. I consider this normal.
     
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  8. colby25

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    BTW as you grow older you'll notice your circle of close friends will grow smaller and smaller.

    There's a very small group of people I go to for advice.
     
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  9. Horse Style

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    Also, cliffs for anyone who doesn't want to read that:

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    Good friends are very valuable. You have shitty friends, or if this is the case will all your friends, you might be the shitty friend.
     
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  11. James T. Kirk

    James T. Kirk Captain Platinum Member Banned

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    I wouldn't know if friends are overrated, I don't have any. I also hate my family.
     
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    mmaelitefan000 Brown Belt

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    put yourself before anybody and if they piss you u off don't hang out with them. if you "doubt" your friends, they're not really friends.
     
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  13. Bubzeh

    Bubzeh Fighting Brexit

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    No idea how people have time for more than just a couple of REAL friends. Time simply does not allow it.
     
  14. Treeloy

    Treeloy Banned Banned

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    And you managed to one up him by being even more pathetic and picking on some kid on a message board. Congrats.
     
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    You're just terrible at picking your friends.
     
  16. Horse Style

    Horse Style Silver Belt

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    And you one-up us both being triggered by a post even the TS liked.

    {<jordan}
     
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    My name is Four Roses

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    Just have made the right friends but yes friends are mostly only good for favors but it goes both ways
     
  18. Oblivian

    Oblivian Aging Platinum Member

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    This. As you get older with a wife, kids, career, hobbies, etc., friends typically go on the back burner. I value my alone time more than anything now. It's great to have chunks of the day without obligations.
     
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  19. Treeloy

    Treeloy Banned Banned

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    Im not frustrated. I see you talking down to people a lot. Youre a bitch and a bully, and I dont like you.
     
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  20. Crimson Glory

    Crimson Glory Go Leafs Go!

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    I think having alot of friends is over-rated.

    In my experience youre only ever going to have a handful of real friends, everyone else can go to hell.
     

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