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Don't have many; have true friends.

by NeilSlevin on August 27, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

This one speaks for itself, I feel.

Still though, good advice is always worth highlighting: realise early on that you "don't" need to "have many" friends- even though it may seem and feel as if life is some sort of pageant or popularity-contest to compete within as you're starting out.

Ride out that period, seeking out and taking with you your "true friends"; they are the ones worth moving on with.


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