A true friend is someone you’re transparent with because they accept you for who you are. They tell you the truth, even at the risk of hurting your feelings. Their influence is positive, uplifting, constructive, and healing. True friendship is something we actively maintain and invest ourselves in.
It is my perspective that a true friend is someone who encourages you to grow. They will not walk in front of you. They will not walk behind you. They will not carry you. They will, however, walk beside you. True friendship is all of these things returned.
“A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” ― Elbert Hubbard
— Laurie Buchanan
"Whatever you are not changing, you are choosing." — Laurie Buchanan
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