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    I don't like the term BFF. I have old friends who know me inside and out and close female friends who I've only known for a few years but who I couldn't live without.

    I love the company of close females and really missed my friends when we moved a few years ago. It took a while but I've made a circle now who I love.

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    Default Who has a best friend?

    I have a bestie I guess. I think it means more to her than me. I don't mean that in a mean way, but even after 15-odd years I am overly cautious with friends (due to previous friends issues). We are each other's kids's godparents, she is always honest with me, I hope.

    Otherwise, I'm currently sitting with ds2 having a coffee and toast, and our little saying is 'best friends forever'. So even though DH is away, my boy is my valentine today

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    My best friend lives with us. We know each other inside out, faults and all. I met her as she was my kids childcare director ages ago and we just hit it off.

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    I have had best female mates over the years, but as cliche as it sounds my partner is my best mate. I would rather spend time with him and stay home with him than go out on a girl's night or something like that. If i want to see a movie, I'd rather see it with him. I have female friends that I chat to on Facebook but haven't really made friends since we moved 4 months ago.

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    Me! I have 2 actually, because I'm greedy like that 😏 I think of them as my sisters.

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    For me I'm learning now I think I gave a lot more into our friendship! I held & planned & hosted her bridal shower, she just turned up to mine! Her baby shower I planned & hosted, didn't even turn up to mine!

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    I have 3 really close friends and lots of other good friends. The 3 besties, 2 I've known since high school and the 3rd I speak to almost every day even though it's hard to see each other I feel like we're probably the closest. They're all amazing friends and people in lots of different ways.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joalisha View Post
    For me I'm learning now I think I gave a lot more into our friendship! I held & planned & hosted her bridal shower, she just turned up to mine! Her baby shower I planned & hosted, didn't even turn up to mine!
    I think it's very important to have a best friend who values the friendship as much as you do. I think that's one reason why I haven't made an effort to make friends, because I do a lot for friends, but I used to be heartbroken when the same effort wasn't made. Friendships should be a two way street.

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    Not really apart from DP. I think I have high expectations of friends and most people end up disappointing.

    I have my mothers group friends and high school friends who I seldom see, and one friend who I've become close with quickly, but my real best friends, the ones I talk to about everything, are DP and my Aunty.

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    Not anymore. I cut ties with my best friend and I've become much more guarded with people over the past few years, so I don't even really have close friends.


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    Not really apart from DP. I think I have high expectations of friends and most people end up disappointing.
    This is me.
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