25 Things You Should Thank Your High School Friends For

  1. Thank you for being there when I failed my first big test, and for offering to make the red, Sharpie “F” look like a red, Sharpie “A”
  2. Thank you for warning me he would break my heart, even though I didn’t listen to you.
  3. Thank you for getting ready for endless dances and parties in my way too cramped bathroom, and for straightening my hair when I thought teasing it was a good idea.
  4. Thank you for teaching me there’s a difference between wrong and super-wrong-like-jail-time-wrong.
  5. Thank you for making me macaroni and cheese while I eat ice cream and cry about my boy troubles.
  6. Thank you for calling him on a blocked number, just to make sure he wasn’t ignoring me.
  7. Thanks for telling me I deserved better when we found out he really was ignoring me.
  8. Thank you for reminding me to stop drinking frappuccinos a month before prom, those pictures wouldn’t be in my living room otherwise.
  9. Thank you for experiencing the bitter taste of liquor for the first time with me.
  10. Thanks for holding my hair when I threw up afterwards.
  11. Thank you for texting me while I was grounded after my parents found out.
  12. Thank you for being the perfect mix of responsible and immature.
  13. Thank you for helping me clean the house when morning came way too quickly.
  14. Thank you for waiting for me while I took an hour to do my makeup every morning and night.
  15. Thank you for helping me donate his sweatshirts after he cheated on me.
  16. Thank you for making a workout schedule with me when I felt fat.
  17. Thank you for pretending to forget about the workout schedule with me.
  18. Thank you for answering your phone at 2 a.m. when I thought my world was crumbling.
  19. Thank you for listening to me when I told you “this one really may be the one”…four different times.
  20. Thank you for staying up until 3 in the morning with me watching R-rated movies before we were allowed.
  21. Thank you for turning it off when my mom came downstairs.
  22. Thank you for quoting Mean Girls with me even though we’re considered “adults” now.
  23. Thank you for letting me sleep at your house so we could stay out past curfew.
  24. Thank you for being able to pick our friendship up where we left off when I come home from college.
  25. Thank you for reminiscing about high school with me, while still helping me do ridiculously crazy things to make new memories. These are the days we’ll look back on and smile, so thank you for all the smiles.

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