We can’t choose our family, but we can choose our friends. And that’s why, when we find the people who truly understand us, they become just as important as family.
True friendships run deep and usually are long-lasting. We’ve found that, even when circumstances cause our paths to go in different directions, when we have a chance to talk with our greatest friends again, it’s like no time at all has passed.
Think about the best friends you’ve had in your life. We’re guessing they just got you. You probably had a lot in common, from your hobbies and interests to the way you think and feel about all kinds of topics. They might be a good listener. Maybe they’re just fun to hang out with and you're always laughing together. Maybe they’ve given you a shoulder to cry on when difficult things have happened to you. It’s hard to define what really makes a good friend, but we know that every friend we have comes into our lives for a purpose and leaves a lasting impression.
There are two key reasons why friendships are necessary for everyone. First, having friends brings enjoyment to our lives! And we could all use a little more happiness and fun. Second, friends help us through hard times. Having someone to talk with, cry with, or just sit with during our toughest times makes them feel a little more bearable. Basically, friends get us through life and they also enrich our experiences. If that’s not a reason to invest our time and energy into our friendships, we don’t know what is!
What would life even be without friends? Pretty lame if you ask us. So let’s celebrate the friendships that stand the test of time and are with us through the best and worst of circumstances.
In honor of your BFFs, here are 10 quotes about friendship. Show your friends how much you love them and what they mean to you by using them on your letter board. Be sure to tag us in any photos you share on social, and DEFINITELY be sure to tag your bestie too! Cheers to being a friend!
- Thank you for being a friend
- It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
- Collect friendships, not things.
- You're "she" to my "nanigans"
- Friendship isn't one big thing, it's a million little things.
- I never let my best friend do stupid things… alone.
- We finish each other's sandwiches.
- Friends until the very end—and then some.
- In squad we trust.
- Your vibe attracts your tribe.