Why It Is Important To Choose Your Friends Essay

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Why it is Important to Choose Your Friends Wisely What does the word friend mean? According to Merriam – Webster dictionary a friend is one attached to another by affection or esteem. So I asked a couple of my ‘friends’ what the word friend means to them and friend number 1 said that for her, the word friend means “a person who is always there for you during difficult times”, friend number 2 jokingly said “a person who buys you food”, and for friend number 3 a friend is “the person who you can run to when you need something”. And for me, a friend is a person who you trusts and believes in you when nobody else does. We all have our own definitions of the word “friend” but what’s important is if they are the kind of friend who pushes you to…show more content…
It’s important to choose the type of friend that will encourage you than the friend that discourages you. Proverbs 13:20 says, “Walk with the wise and become wise; associate with fools and get in trouble.” If you have must friends, you’ll have a bright future ahead of you. If you have down friends, your future might be “futureless”. If you have down friends, you won’t achieve something in your life, you won’t be able to reach your dreams because you are already becoming one of them and there will be a tendency that you might also be dragging some of your friends down. If you are friends will a failure, there is nothing wrong with that as long as you won’t be one of them. If they are convincing you to become one of them, stay away from them because they are not good for you. Your friends either break you, or make you. Must friends make you and down friends break you. Choose your friends wisely because your friends are a big factor that will affect your future. If you have friends that motivates, inspires, supports you in everything you do, lectures you whenever you did something wrong, keep them. Trust me, they are the ones that will be with you and stays by your side in this long journey called
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