Friendship means different things to different people. We asked millennials & GenZ what friendship means to them. Let’s hear out their take on friendship.
The magnetic effervescence of friendship is what adds the thrill to our life. It is commonly heard that a friend in need is a friend indeed however, the term friends and friendship is subjective to every individual. In ‘Kuchh Kuchh Hota Hai,’ Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan described friendship as love. Let’s hear what millennials have to say about friendship.
“True friendship is to be happy in the achievements of each other and surround yourself with such great people who’ll be happier than oneself to see the other one hustle. True friends are timeless, and the distance doesn’t matter at all. Friendships that feel the same each time you meet are friendships that last forever.”
“For me, friendship is a constant comfort and the only thing helping me survive all the hardships of life. You can be yourself, and still they won’t judge or leave.”
“Friendship is loyalty, honesty, and no filters. You have to be there, for someone who was there for you when you needed them, no matter what has gone wrong.”
“Friendship to me is someone believing the best in you at all times. It’s someone who pushes you to be the best version of yourself and is the first to stand and clap for you when you succeed. One thing which I like about friendship is that it’s our gift to pick and choose, and build the friendship by knowing the value of the bond you share with each other.”
“Actually, we can’t define friendship because it’s a bond we can’t define in words but still, I’ll try
So friendship for me is that when a person is sitting with his friends and he is happy, no matter what if they are sitting quietly, not talking to each other, but the presence of that particular person is actually making that guy happy. Yeah, that is what friendship is for me.”
“It’s that beautiful place that will always remind you that you’re not alone at any point in life and gives you those unforgettable memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. Friendship is not always fun and frolic but also the fights and tears that make you realize how blessed you are to have someone who will stick by your side no matter what. If you’ve found the right people, keep them forever.”
“Real friends stick by your side when you’re going through the process, even when you can’t meet them frequently. They just have faith in you. Real ones stay no matter what.”
“Friendship, for me, is something that stands the test of time, unfortunate events, and misunderstandings. Friends are an extended family that always has your back and having good friends makes you feel blessed and grateful.”
“Friendship for me is a relationship we get into by our choice. The ones who are eternal regardless of the situation”.
These were some quite interesting takes on friendship! Clearly, the meaning of friendship is different for everyone. On this friendship day, tell your friends what their friendship means to you.
Srishti Panwar is an avid reader and a book fanatic. She is always experimenting with her ways of writing and always looking out for new perspectives. She’s also a fitness enthusiast, if you do not find her with her books, then she is probably working on a new detox drink.