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25 Things Only Long-Distance BFFs Understand

"I can't, my best friend is in town. I mean, my other best friend."

1. That feeling when you see them after a long time apart.

2. Time together, as magical as it is, can feel like a race to make up for as much lost time as possible.

3. People who try to crash your precious one-on-one time are literally the worst people on the planet.

4. You couldn't really care less when your geographically-better-suited friends get jealous, after you blow them off the entire time your best friend is around.

5. After that initial catch-up is out of the way, you get to focus on what really matters.

6. There are times that your other friends just won't compare.

7. You would actually give anything to do completely normal things with them.

8. When times are tough, you daydream about how they would have your back...

9. The same way you wish you could jump to their defence when you hear about anything shitty going on with them.

10. Best friend in life. Best friend on Snapchat.

11. Limited time together must include introductions to new significant others.

12. Although your friend already knows every — seriously, every — thing about them.

13. They're the one person you know will reply to every text.

14. And they feel exactly the same way about you.

15. The funniest things between the two of you couldn't possibly be understood by anyone else.

16. When your friends meet your LDBF (Long-Distance Best Friend), they can't believe "how much like you" they are.

17. As much as you hate it, there's a tiny pinch on your heart when you see them post photos with their new friends.

18. People's stories about how they totally drifted apart from their ex-LDBF, as though it's going to happen to you too, ignites a particular degree of rage, incomparable to any other.

19. You synced your TV schedule.

20. You have absolutely no barriers when it comes to expressing your unwavering longing for them.

21. That good-bye never, ever gets easier.

22. It just hurts.

23. And after a while you remember how to live life without them again.

24. Sometimes you even wonder why the universe was so unfair to introduce you to someone so perfect, then take them away from you.

25. Then you remember how thankful you are they exist at all and convince yourself you can live without them literally by your side.