#1. When you need a shoulder to cry on, he's the neck-nook you're looking for
Because, really, it'll make your SO jealous at some point, anyway.
#2. Because he always knows the right things to say.
Whether it's advice on what to do about a bad work sitch, or just on how deal with your mum driving your mental—he knows what you want (or sometimes, need) to hear
#3. He's seen you at your worst
Because who deals with your blubbery-est, snottiest self better than your bestie?
#4. The likelihood is that you probably get each other's jokes
And trust us, that's a rare find. There's nothing sadder than a Seinfeld reference that gooes uncomprehended.
#5. You can be refreshingly honest with each other
Read: You won't have to lie and eat Mexican when you want pizza, because you just veto their restaurant choices. That's just how friends roll.
#6. They already know all the important things about you.
As Rachel once said said to Ross. "There'll be no surprises—no, like, 'WHOA! What's that?!'"
#7. You know you can fight and bounce back with ease
Because, there is zero probability you haven't tried to b*tchslap each other atleast once, and given each, other big 'IloveyouI'msorry' filled hugs after.
#8. You can hang out with each other in long haul shifts...
...and easily rotate between TV-show-marathoning, texting side-by-side, and talking endlessly.
#9. There'll be no awkward first date
Because you'll have hung out with each other one-on-one a zillion times anyway. Just add candles.
#10. The two of you have inside jokes
Those take years to build a full arsenal enough, and they really ought to be put to good use.
#11. You've always been a little jealous of whoever they've been dating