Patrick is Charlies best friend. After Charlies friend Michael dies, Patrick fills that place. He is a fun, easy going person who is always having a good time. "Patrick usually isn't unhappy" (chbosky pg. 7) Patrick is in a secret relationship with the starting male quarterback, Brad. With their relationship being secret, Patrick goes through alot having to not say anything but he is willing to do that because he cares for Brad alot. Patrick,in Latin, means noble. Noble is what Patrick is to anyone, once somone becomes important to him he is willing to do whatever is takes to make them happy.