Con: But they never approve of anyone you’re interested in.
3. Con: They’ll make you go see chick flicks…
Pro: You have an excuse to go see chick flicks!
4. Pro: You’re each other’s prom date insurance if nobody else asks you.
Con: But if you run into her ex…
Except you’re not exactly strangers.
Pro: You can use their fancy-smelling bath products.
8. Con: Having a “boys night” is a thing of the past.
Con: They’ll make you take a million pictures until you get the “right angle.”
10. Con: One of you is almost always the third wheel.
11. Pro: Girls give the best girl advice.
12. Pro: They put on heels and walking into a club is all like, “Oooooh.”
Con: They put on heels and walking out of a club is all like, “Oh noooooo!”
13. Pro: They can set you up with their single friends.
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14. Pro: You can ask them things you can’t ask your guy friends.
15. Con: Everyone assumes you’re gay.
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16. Pro: You can tell your mom she’s your girlfriend so that you could stop having this conversation…
Con: She can tell her dad you’re her boyfriend and you have to have this conversation…
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