Why Long Distance Friendships Are The Best Friendships
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Why Long Distance Friendships Are The Best Friendships

That's when you know it's real.

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Why Long Distance Friendships Are The Best Friendships
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I've found that long-distance friendships can mean more than the relationships we have that are physically close to us. By having a friend that used to live 10 minutes down the road to across the state or even country can be hard. But, I have found that true friendships do prevail and most likely will be there for life.

1. You find out who matters the most.

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When friendships are split up by distance, you really know which friends fade away and which ones will be there for the long run.

2. When your lives get busy, it's ok if you don't talk for a while.

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You two can stand the test of time and pick up like no time has passed at all.

3. You appreciate them more.

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You realize how amazing you had it when you guys lived close and will never take summers home for granted again.

4. Therapy sessions in phone calls.

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Your best friends might as well go to the same college as you, they know what you eat, when you failed your first test and all of your boy and new friend drama.

5. They get along with your new friends.

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6. Reunions are the best.

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When you and your best friend from home reunite the feeling is like no other. It is like having your other half back, the person who just gets you.

7. Nobody can replace them.

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No matter where you and your best friend end up you two change and grow, yet never grow apart. They are irreplaceable and the void would be noticeable if they weren't there.

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