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A Friendship Like Ours (On Hold)

A Friendship Like Ours (On Hold)

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MJ Thompson By mazimai Updated Jan 18, 2015

A story of the progression of friendship from child to adulthood.
Iris Templar is seven when she first meets twenty-one-year-old Christian Hudson and the pair strikes up an unlikely friendship.

The Templar family have just moved into a new area. One day Iris's older brother is badly injured after being hit by a car.
Her mother wants to go with her son to the hospital, but her husband is a long distance lorry driver and is away God only knows where.

Having no family in the area, her mother has no choice but to ask a neighbor to watch her daughter.
Knowing Christian was training to become a doctor she felt that she would be the most trustworthy.

That is how the seven-year-old and twenty-one-year-old became unlikely friends.

Hearing his son was alright, her father only returned home for one day here and there over the next several months.

But when he finally comes to stay longer and finds out about is a daughter and the older man he immediately jumps to the wrong conclusion.

"The only reason a man his age would let a little girl hang around him is for one thing!" He yelled and banned the pair from seeing each other.

The man respected her father's wishes.
But both he and Iris's mother told the father in no uncertain terms nothing was going on and she was simply like a little sister or daughter to the man, who enjoyed the company having no siblings of his own.

Iris, on the other hand, would often cry when her father refused her wishes.

Skip fifteen years later and the pair meet again.

Will they reconnect and renew their friendship or will something else happen?

Read to find out.

  • agedifference
  • brothersfriend
  • childhoodtrauma
  • doctor
  • father
  • friendship
  • innocent
  • love
  • neighbour
  • obsession
  • protective
  • relationship
  • separated
  • writer
  • yearslater
savrose10 savrose10 Nov 11, 2014
You made me love Toby, then you just took him away. So cruel, so cruel
Irisflower2 Irisflower2 Sep 06, 2014
OMG the little girls name is my name aghhh!    Sooo yea my name is Iris also... 
Booksdefine_JM Booksdefine_JM Jun 21, 2014
Um... the first crappie was unexpected... really unexpected so I guess I will keep reading
KelveyLClemons KelveyLClemons Jun 01, 2014
Voted! Great writing! I enjoyed reading your work so far. God Bless You!!!
YoungLittleReader YoungLittleReader Feb 07, 2014
Oh my gosh, Robin! I hope you die and go to hell, touching a SEVEN year old kid like that. Oh god, you don't know how upset I am!
                              Oh, and BTW, Toby shouldn't die. HE seems nice, unlike SOME people, (mentioning no names *cough cough robin cough cough*.)
Keyiamarie Keyiamarie Feb 07, 2014
pretty good so far!! her brother friend well ex friend is really crazy. ugh!