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23 Things You'll Only Understand If You Have A Long-Distance BFF

Distance sucks, but it can’t break true friendship.

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1. You know exactly how long it’s been since you last saw your best friend.

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And if you're lucky enough to have an upcoming trip, you know exactly how long it'll be until you see them again too.

2. There’s nothing more exciting than booking a ticket to go and see them, and then planning all the fun things you’ll do together.

Me right now 'cause I just booked a flight to LA in August to see my best friend for the first time in 5 years 😭🙌🏻💞👭


4. Time difference is the biggest struggle ever.

The difficulty of a two hour time difference with your best friend 😭💔

One of you is usually asleep when the other is just getting into their day, which means you rarely get to message them in real time.


5. But you've become accustomed to knowing exactly what time it is where they are, and what time is best to contact them.

The time difference between me and my internet best friend is heartbreaking 💔✨❤️can't wait to DM her again tomorrow!

6. And neither of you get offended if a message goes unanswered for several hours.

When you just want to snapchat your best friend but there is a time difference 😑😅 @JShalters

In fact, it's always nice to wake up to a long message from your bestie in the morning.


13. But you make up for it with a ridiculously long message that details the importance of their presence in your life.

She said more 😩 but my best friend birthday message to me ❤️😍♉️


20. Your conversations last for several hours at a time, but they always feel like you've only been speaking for 10 minutes.

Chatting on the phone for 4.5 hours with my best friend ♡ @vaginga


21. You randomly send each other selfies when you look especially cute because you know they'll appreciate it.

when your best friend screenshots your selfie on snapchat ❤️❤️ @itzeledalis

"Just making sure you remember what I look like okloveyoubye."