May 10, · The dearth of male role models who say “I love you” doesn’t apply just to our fathers, brothers, uncles and friends. It permeates the entire culture. Friendship means being able to say I love you! Friendship means forgiving each other no matter what you have done. Friendship means learning from each other's mistakes. Friendship means me and you. This is the way I look at you, my friend, and I love you! Advertisement. Share or . “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have.