A true friend
“A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out”
Friendship is the most important life relationship. I didn't know until I was away from a friend that life can be so plain and grey without friendship. My friend has been there my whole life. Right down the street, in fact. I have spent thousands of hours with him and even through months of separation we still walk by each other and end up spending a whole day together.
Probably one of my best friends, Luke has always been free and wanting to hang out. One summer, when I was at his house in Maine and it was after I had dropped my phone in the ocean—my only way of contacting my parents in private. I was pretty sad especially because I couldn’t use my phone during the night.
The sky grew darker and I was directly in the middle of my stay in Maine. My phone had just fallen in the water and I felt sort of homesick after this. All of this sadness disappeared after I found myself getting launched into the air touching the sealing. We had a half-full blow up mattress and one person sat on one side and the other jumped up and landed on the other. This caused the person sitting down to be launched into the air and do a backflip, frontflip, or even touch the sealing. Although this was very dangerous, this was probably the most enjoyable experience I had that year and I almost killed myself laughing.
I had just lost my phone to the ocean, but I didn't need my phone, all I needed was my friend and I had one of the best moments of my year with him after I had just lost my phone. He made me feel my best when I was at my worst. To this day I wish I could go back to that moment and spend that same week in Maine.
Good friendship is so important because it adds brightness to your life and often leads you to a happier future. A good friend will always support you at your best, but more importantly at your worst.