My dearest friend in the whole world is getting married (married!!!) tomorrow, and as maid of honor I am expected to stand in front of nearly 200 guests and deliver a succinct, insightful speech about our decade-old friendship and not be reduced to a tear-soaked, blubbering mess. Needless to say, I am panicking. But I’m also pretty stoked—ruminating about how much she means to me has made me realize how incredibly lucky I am to have someone as constant, positive, loyal, caring, and inspirational as her in my life. She believes in me so much that it’s impossible not to believe in myself, too, and I think that’s one of the greatest things a friend can do for you.

I’m saving all the feels for tomorrow though, so for now: GIF party!

A true friend can afford to be brutally honest with you.
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She knows who you are deep, deep down inside.
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She can trust you to make things better, and you know you can do the same.
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The two of you are a force to be reckoned with; there’s nothing you can’t do together.
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She’s family to you—sleepovers at your house, raiding your fridge, seeing you at your crankiest when it’s 6:00 in the morning and you haven’t had your caffeine fix yet…
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At the end of the day, true, lasting friendship can be summed up in two syllables:
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Orrr, you can totally just do this:
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Got any stories about your BFF you’d like to share? Email us at candymagazineATgmailDOTcom! :-)

xx,
Marla

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