Unfortunately, middle- and high school is the time where friendships equate social status, likeability, and self-worth. The more friends you have, the better you are. Unfortunately, that’s a lie we too often believe.
One or two true friends are better than one hundred people who think you’re nice.
I went to a private Christian school for sixth and seventh grade where I met Kristen. We laughed, cried, occasionally “broke up,” but our bond was tight. She was my best friend, and best friends love you no matter how embarrassing your family can be.
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