If You're A Floater Friend You Will Be Just Fine
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If You're A Floater Friend You Will Be Just Fine

Yes I had a lot of friends, no I didn't have a friend group.

If You're A Floater Friend You Will Be Just Fine

Throughout my years in high school, I always had a lot of friends. Everywhere I went there seemed to be a smiling face somewhere in my direction. It was great having all the friends I did have.

Although, I was always the floater friend. If you don't know what I mean by that, let me explain. A floater friend is a person who has a lot of friends, but isn't in a particular group of friends. They feel left out when in a big group of people, and if any of your friends associate with each other you felt lucky enough for that. They know they have a lot of friends, but it doesn't seem like it matters because you never get invited when your friends made "group plans."

Most of the time I didn't really mind being that person, and I thoroughly enjoyed being able to be friends with such a diverse amount of people and personalities. But, there were times that it totally sucked.

Those times included: football games, homecomings, prom, group sleepovers, girls nights, etc. you get my point. I never really went to any activities in high school because of this reason, and I regret that everyday now that I'm in college.

So, if you're reading this and you feel like you are in the same place that I described above, know that this is not a bad place to be in. Sure, it isn't fun thinking that you won't ever find a group of friends that you do absolutely everything with. But, let me tell you a little secret....

Once you leave high school you WILL find the group of friends you have been longing for. And the wait to find those friends is beyond worth it. Being the floater friend when you are in high school makes you so much more grateful for the relationships and bonds you make in college. You get to find your group of people, you get to find your home away from home, whatever that may be.

You get to learn how crazy it is that people you have just met love and care about you more than ones that you have grown up with do.

It's just called growing up, and you're going to be just fine.

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