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26 Things That Happen When Old Friends Are Reunited

"OMG you're so beautiful and so successful and so grown up and wahhhhhhh."

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1. When you first meet, you get over-excited and hug each other a bit too tightly.

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It kinda hurts but you don't care because omggggggggg it's been sooooooo longgggggggg.

2. Your very tight hug is followed by each of you telling the other that you look gorgeous.

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And you get really overwhelmed by the fact that your friend literally gets more stunning every time you see them.

3. Then you each deliver a 15 minute monologue updating each other on what you've missed.

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And every anecdote ends "OMG I can't believe I didn't tell you that, we have sooooooo much to catch up on."

4. At some point, the waiter will come over to take your order and it'll be a bit cringe because you haven't looked at the menu yet.

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"Sorry, we got distracted by how much we love each other."

5. Of course, you always meet in the same place.

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It's not that nice, and it's not that convenient for either of you, but who cares? It's your place.

6. You both speak 950 times faster than normal human beings.

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You just have too much information to exchange.

7. Eventually you start reminiscing over things that happened years ago.

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"Like in English. When she actually fell off her chair. Pahahhahahahahhaha."

8. You exchange gossip about all your old teachers.

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"So apparently she's dating a much younger guy now." "Noooooo!"

9. And wonder what all your old classmates are doing with their lives.

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"Lucy's outrageously successful now. But I always knew she would be."

10. You each list everything you know/heard/suspect about all the people you used to know.

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It's important to note that you're far more interested in salacious gossip than actual facts.

11. At this point, one of you will get your phone out for a Facebook stalk.

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"Can you believe she's got a hot boyfriend now?"

12. Some of your classmates will have inevitably got married in the time you've been apart.

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So you stalk all of their wedding photos together, making note of who was invited.

13. And some of them will probably have had children, which will make you squeal.

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And feel very, very old.

14. Of course, it won't be long before the inevitable question is posed: who'll be next?

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"Charlotte. She's always wanted to be a mum." "No, Sarah. She's a sneaky one."

15. You start talking about what your high school S.O.s are up to now.

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And if one of them broke your 16-year-old heart, you have a good old bitch.

16. You ask after each others parents.

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And give each other quick synopses on every single one of your family members.

17. And if you're staying at home, you have a little moan about your families.

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Your friend knows your family and totally gets it.

18. At some point, your chat will get ~deep~ and you wonder how you got to be so old.

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"School seems like yesterday. YESTERDAY."

19. But then you look at how far you've each come and actually swell with pride.

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"I always knew we'd get where we wanted. I mean, we've always been very talented."

20. You make plans for when you're rich and famous.

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"Yeah, our first autobiography will be a joint one, and then we'll go our own ways."

21. Conversation will eventually move onto love.

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It's been a while, and you've both revised your opinions.

22. If one of you has a new S.O., you'll need to provide detailed descriptions of every single one of your relationship milestones.

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Preferably with photographs to illustrate the points you're making.

23. Not that it's really necessary because you've both stalked the hell out of each other's love interests.

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"He's got two brothers, right? Both are hot?"

24. You laugh until your cheeks actually go numb.

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And there's basically no one else in the world who'd even understand why you're laughing.

25. And it won't be long until you're finishing each other's sentences.

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Which is mostly because you speak exclusively in private jokes.

26. And before you part ways, you promise never to leave it so long again.

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And you walk away feeling all warm inside because nothing had changed at all <3.