I have come to realize that the thing that make friendships stronger than romances is that, friends accept their friends whatever it takes. Good mood, bad mood, silly moments, dumb answers, too much idealism, unnecessary comments, obvious stares in front of your crush, foul language… Whatever it is, a true friend will accept you, just as you. Sometimes they try to change you, but only for a better you.
In romances, they always search for perfection, which makes it fragile. Instead of finding solutions, they tend to focus on problems. Instead of looking at the similarities, they tend to focus on differences. Instead of holding each other’s hands in every trials that come, they choose to let go.
That is why, I am truly thankful for every true friend I have. They are God’s gift, a helping hand to guide me in my darkest hours. A shining light during my brightest days.
So thank you, my dear friends. What you give me is more than what I have asked.
Hoping to be the truest of a true friend can be