Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? It is more important to keep your old friends than it is to make new friends. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

I love and respect my old friends and I am blessed for having them, but I am ready for a new acquaintance. In our life cycle, we come across new friends that can alter our souls. Therefore, in my point of view, it is vital to be ready to make new friends and interact with them because you can have a chance to learn something new. Besides, it brings novel opportunities for you and you can get acquainted with new characters. First of all, having new friends is a guarantee of obtaining some fresh ideas. New friends can convey their knowledge, experience,and comprehensive information to us and it is a brilliant chance to expand our horizons. For instance, during the camping trip, I met new friends that have versatile knowledge and I had a lot to learn from them. One of them liked to knit and sew and we were making sketches together. The other was a musician and taught me how to read music. I returned home very impressed and satisfied thanks to my new friends. Therefore, new people will always provide effective, as well as interesting entertainment for us. Moreover, new friends bring about new chances for you. You can meet people coming from exclusively different fields and have the possibility to succeed in your initiatives. For example, my father’s new acquaintance became his new partner and they made gross achievements in their business. As a result of combining their experience and resources, they were able to attain profitable outcomes. In other words, friendship is an inseparable part of everyone’s life and new friends are our supporters for gainful purposes. Finally, new friends will assist you to overcome engaging challenges. You can uncover new characters and personalities of people. It is very interesting when you are able to interpret people’s behavior perfectly well. In this case, you can decide which character is more appropriate to your nature and choose that one. So, you will have a roommate close to your heart and he or she will become a friend for good. Hence, through meeting new people you can find a friend who will be close, trustable,and ready to help in any difficult situation. To sum up we came to the conclusion that to have an interesting, successful and entertaining life we need to be ready to welcome new friends into our world.
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