17 Things only your best friends understand about you

Apr 27, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. ET
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We all have that special someone — or group of someones. Not our partner in life, our partner in crime. Part secret-keeper, part therapist, a best friend knows you better than anyone else. Here are 17 things only your best friends could ever know.

1. How you really feel about your upcoming birthday

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2. That your past mistakes and dark secrets are no one else's business

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3. Only your best friends know all your hopes and dreams

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4. And how much you dread public speaking

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5. They can name that certain song that always makes you cry

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6. And the other song that makes you dance like you just don't care

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7. BFFs also know when you need to check yourself...

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8. Like when you lose in your fantasy league and act like a baby

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9. Or display a sociopathic amount of road rage

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10. Your besties have grown to appreciate your dance moves

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11. And always know when, despite that brave face, inside you're an emotional mess

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12. Luckily, they also always know exactly what to say to talk you down

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13. They get that you're not a morning person...

Mornings best friends

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14. How crazy excited you get about a trip to Costco

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15. And your irrational fear of spiders, clowns and anything sticky

Selena scared best friends

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16. After all, you've been through a lot together

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17. But most importantly, best friends know when all you need is a hug

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