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    53 Important Firsts All Work Best Friends Go Through

    The first time you get double carbs for lunch and neither judges the other.

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    1. The first time you take a tea break together.

    2. The first time you take a loo break together.

    3. The first time you share a ~look~ over your desks and know exactly what the other is thinking.

    4. The first time you freely vent to each other.

    5. The first time one of you cries at work and there other is there to listen.

    6. The first time you go for a power walk and rant around the block.

    7. The first time you go for a drink after work together.

    8. The first time you go for a drink after work together, but not to the place that everyone else from your office goes because you want to catch up properly.

    9. The first time you get silly drunk together.

    10. The first time you deal with a work hangover together.

    11. The first time you get double carbs for lunch and neither of you judges the other.

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    12. The first time you have a lunchtime picnic in the sun together.

    13. The first time you have a sneaky glass of wine at lunch and feel a little bit smug all afternoon.

    14. The first time you get changed in the office loos together.

    15. And share each other's make up.

    16. The first time you borrow each other's deodorant at the end of the day.

    17. The first time you find out a piece of really scandalous gossip and you know exactly who you're going to tell first.

    18. The first time you share a wtf look in a meeting.

    19. The first time someone speaks across you in a meeting and your BFF immediately calls them out on it.

    20. The first time you Whatsapp immediately after a meeting.

    21. The first time you Whatapp all the way through a meeting.

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    22. The first time one of you vouches for the other when you're running late.

    23. The first time someone else comes to you and asks what to get your BFF for Secret Santa.

    24. The first time you survive your work Christmas party together.

    25. Especially if you get stuck in an awkward conversation with your boss.

    26. Or worse, your boss's boss.

    27. The first time you get outrageously drunk at a work event together.

    28. And can't remember who you may have offended the following day.

    29. The first time you hit send on an email to your BFF and panic because you thought you'd sent it to someone else, and you would both definitely get fired if anyone else saw the things you guys talk about.

    30. The first time your BFF goes on holiday and you really miss them.

    31. The first time others know you to be work BFFs and refer to you as a unit.

    32. The first time you go out for an afternoon cake.

    33. The first time you go for a needlessly fancy Prosecco after work.

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    34. The first time one of you gets a promotion and the other is over the top delighted.

    35. The first time one of you doesn't get the job they were hoping for, and the other is there with wine and compliments.

    36. The first time you get a joint crush on the new person.

    37. And the first time your BFF gets a ridiculous crush that you don't understand but do support.

    38. The first time you meet for a pre-work breakfast and gossip.

    39. The first time you accidentally get the giggles in an important meeting.

    40. The first time someone cool joins and you vow to make them your friend.

    41. The first time you hear someone bitching about your work BFF and you immediately leap to their defense.

    42. The first time you test out a really shit idea on your work BFF and they're not afraid to tell you it's a shocker.

    43. The first time you're too scared to ask a really dumb question, so you ask your BFF because you know they won't judge.

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    44. The first time you buy matching stationery.

    45. The first time you get sent on a work trip together and it's so fun it feels like a holiday.

    46. The first time you drunk text each other.

    47. The first time you hang out at the weekend.

    48. The first time you socialise with each other's non-work friends.

    49. The first time your S.O.s hang out.

    50. The first time you eat dinner at each other's houses.

    51. The first time one of you crashes at the other's house.

    52. The first time you support each other through some tough personal stuff.

    53. The first time you stop thinking of each other as work BFFs because you know that you're real life BFFs.

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