No word can ever define what being a friend means. Because when words are put together to try to define a relationship so pure, they fail drastically. No word has the magical charm to define what friendship or a friend means. Only if Shakespeare was alive to write a sonnet on friendship!
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A dictionary would define a friend as, "a person with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically one exclusive of sexual or family relations." This definition doesn't even begin to cover the meaning or importance of a friend in one's life. If anything, these words make "friend" sound dull and ordinary. And a friend is anything but ordinary. Lucky are those who have a friend, a true friend.
A friend is a soulmate, filled with so much affection, care and love. Sex And The City, if taught us anything, it was the value of friends and friendship. Those girls searched for a life-partner all their lives, they kept looking for love and their happy ending not realizing that they had it all, all along. They had love, a soul-mate, a life-partner and more, because they had each other. Now, as I said, no word can define what a friend or friendship truly means, but I'll tell you this: Your life gets a lot easier if you have a friend.
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