Life Without A Best Friend
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Life Is An Awfully Hard Place Without A Best Friend

The person I've always needed more than I knew.

Life Is An Awfully Hard Place Without A Best Friend
Danielle Burke

It took me years to learn that having a best girlfriend is one of the single most important things in life.

Recently, I've noticed how much harder my life would be if I didn't have this girl, to text every time I'm mad or need to complain, to tell I hate my life everytime something gets too hard, to support me every time I make a decision I'm beyond unsure about.

I met a girl who has literally been one of the biggest parts of my life over these last 10 years.

She has been my partner in crime, my shoulder to cry on, and my person. She's talked me out of tons of stupid situations and managed to get her "I told you so" in after every time I didn't listen to her. She's my hair stylist, my number one opinion giver.

Lately, I've needed her more than I ever have because of life. It's hard, but it would be even harder without someone who is there to support you at every second.

She's been excited for me every time I went for a job interview. She was there every time a job didn't call me back. She's given me something to do so I didn't spend multiple days in bed during my 10-day vacation.

She's always been the only person who has been able to 110% understand me with no second guesses of our entire friendship. There honestly hasn't been a single day when I sat down and thought I didn't need her because I'd be dead wrong.

As we get older, I learn to appreciate our time together so much more because I realize we can't spend every waking moment together anymore. I make a point to talk to her almost daily, even if it's about someone we mutually don't like from high school, #notsorry.

But I've especially realized that they weren't kidding when they said, "Life is an awfully hard place without a best friend," because even on the days when I tell her "I don't know how I'm friends with her", I still don't know what I'd do without her.

To my best friend, who I mentally, physically and emotionally couldn't do life without, to the person who eats all my pickles and only mildly makes fun of my picky eating habits: I'm beyond thankful for you.

I love you forever.

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