10 Signs Your Coworkers Are Your BFFs
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10 Signs Your Coworkers Are Your BFFs

As told by Leslie Knope.

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10 Signs Your Coworkers Are Your BFFs
Kyndal Goss

If you've ever had a job, you know that you end up getting really close with the people you work with. Whether it's because you actually like them or because you're just stuck with them, it's inevitable that new friendships will surface. Personally, I have always liked my coworkers and have made some great friendships in the workplace. Here are some signs that your coworkers may be some of your best friends, as told by Leslie Knope.

1. You can never stay mad at them.

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Sometimes things can happen at work that get frustrating. Maybe someone forgot to refill the stapler or left an empty bottle of white-out on the desk, but you love them too much to freak out.

2. Work is so much better when they get there.

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And if one of your coworkers is off or has a sick day, it really throws you off. While you may be too busy to say a word to them, working in silence with them is better than working in silence alone.

3. You encourage each other throughout the day.

Sometimes time can go slow at work, but when your coworkers are there giving you encouragement, it's a little bit better.

4. You hang out outside of work.

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Closing time could be your excuse to go home and not see any of them until the next day, but you like them enough to actually make plans with them that doesn't involve staplers, copy machines or white-out.

5. You don't know what to do with yourself if they get off before you.

It's the worst. You hate seeing them leave you and wonder what in the world you'll do now?

6. An office lock-in doesn't sound so bad.

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Being in an office all night with people you don't like would be horrible, but with my coworkers? Let's do it.

7. You give each other compliments.

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8. They've seen you at your worst, and they're still friends with you.

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Sometimes things can get a little stressful at work, and they've probably seen your "bad side," but they still like you.

9. You bring each other food.

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If one of your coworkers has brought you food before, then it's real.

10. You like your job more because of the people you're with.

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Someone once told me that you meet some of your closest friends at work, and I didn't believe that until I started working. I am very lucky to have some of the best coworkers!

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