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17 Things You'll Only Get If You've Had A Best Friend Since Childhood

You've long since lost your sense of disgust with one another, and each of your mothers considers you a part of their family.

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1. You have all sorts of embarrassing pictures together.

There's a stupid number of photos of the two of you together and most of them are ridiculous. There's everything from the time you were in a play together as kids to your emo stage in high school
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There's a stupid number of photos of the two of you together and most of them are ridiculous. There's everything from the time you were in a play together as kids to your emo stage in high school

2. You have thousands of stories from your lives together.

You have a great story from last week, and one from ten years ago that you like to tell over and over again. And if you can't remember certain parts of it, your BFF is there to fill in all the details.
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You have a great story from last week, and one from ten years ago that you like to tell over and over again. And if you can't remember certain parts of it, your BFF is there to fill in all the details.

3. You've lost all sense of disgust with one another.

You first saw your BFF barf in elementary school after they gorged on candy, and you last saw them barf a couple weeks ago after having a few too many drinks. Obviously nothing about them grosses you out anymore.
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You first saw your BFF barf in elementary school after they gorged on candy, and you last saw them barf a couple weeks ago after having a few too many drinks. Obviously nothing about them grosses you out anymore.

4. You've made the most important decisions of your lives together.

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Everything from what outfit to wear to a party to how to end a relationship... you've been through it all together.

5. You consider yourself a part of their family and vice-versa.

Even your BFF's aunts and uncles feel like yours. And honestly, you're pretty sure your mom loves your best friend more than she loves you.
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Even your BFF's aunts and uncles feel like yours. And honestly, you're pretty sure your mom loves your best friend more than she loves you.

6. In fact, half of your childhood memories are of their place.

And the other half are of your own house, with your BFF, of course.
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And the other half are of your own house, with your BFF, of course.

7. It's impossible for you to lie to one another.

You can tell immediately when your BFF is trying to hide something from you because you've known their tells since forever. It actually makes it hard for you two to surprise one another as well.
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You can tell immediately when your BFF is trying to hide something from you because you've known their tells since forever. It actually makes it hard for you two to surprise one another as well.

8. You get a little jealous when your bestie meets someone new.

But then you remember that your BFF is essentially your other half, and if your friend chose them, then they must be cool.
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But then you remember that your BFF is essentially your other half, and if your friend chose them, then they must be cool.

9. You can list every single one of their exes.

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And they know all of yours too. You probably love reminding one another about all those horrible stories that used to feel awful but are just funny now.

10. You've had to live apart sometimes.

And it wasn't easy, but you discovered that your friendship was strong enough to last through it (plus FaceTime/Skype).
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And it wasn't easy, but you discovered that your friendship was strong enough to last through it (plus FaceTime/Skype).

11. You have in-jokes only the two of you laugh at.

You don't care if everyone looks at you with bewilderment, you've been at it for years.
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You don't care if everyone looks at you with bewilderment, you've been at it for years.

12. You learned everything together.

Like riding a bike, or reading, or math, or even some of life's tougher lessons.
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Like riding a bike, or reading, or math, or even some of life's tougher lessons.

13. You're never too embarrassed to be goofy around one another.

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Even if you're completely serious and respectable in your day-to-day life, when you're around your best friend, you turn into the funniest goofball out there.

14. Even if you haven't seen each other in a long time, it always feels like you just talked to them the day before.

Time means nothing to you two, because you have such strong chemistry and so many good memories together, you always pick up right where you left off.
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Time means nothing to you two, because you have such strong chemistry and so many good memories together, you always pick up right where you left off.

15. Your BFF is the only person who knows all your secrets.

You've had a lot of other friends growing up, but your bestie is the only person who knows everything about you. (Seriously, e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g.)
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You've had a lot of other friends growing up, but your bestie is the only person who knows everything about you. (Seriously, e-v-e-r-y-t-h-i-n-g.)

16. You love discussing and planning for the future.

It's easy to imagine that you'll still be close 10, or 30, or even 50 years from now.
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It's easy to imagine that you'll still be close 10, or 30, or even 50 years from now.

17. And even if you choose different paths in life, you'll always be together, and you'll always be there for one another.

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You've been through a lot and you know that, even through changes and challenges, your friendship will always come first. <3

This post was translated from Spanish.

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