Unsaid Promises You’ve Made to your Best Friend

Having best friends is great. Your twenties would be no fun without having someone to care about your well-being…

Someone who cares about your future: “You have ten minutes to change out of your yoga pants, we’re going out… do you want to die alone?”

…about your health: “Okay so, if we split the chocolate lava cake, it’s not that bad, right?”

…about your career: “Are you still talking to that cute guy in Accounting?”

And in return, you make a promise to do the same. You may never say them aloud (probably because they sound really effing stupid),  but below you’ll find a small sampler of the subconscious promises you’ve made to your bestie.

Promise #1: You post it, I like it.

Oh you posted something on social media? Like. Favorite. RT. Done. Am I tagged? Do I think it’s funny? Do I even understand it? Doesn’t matter.

Promise #2: Whether or not I’ve ever met them… If you hate them, I’ll come up with a hundred examples of why they are the worst. 

Your co-worker that makes you feel stupid.  The bagger at Whole Foods who rolls his eyes every time you forget your cloth bags. Your loser ex-boyfriend. THEY SUCK.

Promise #3: I promise to have vodka in my freezer.

I mean, that’s just pretty standard.

Promise #4: If I’m in the same city, I promise I will pick you up from a disastrous situation… and if it’s really bad, we can make a pit-stop at my freezer (see Promise #3).

Maybe it’s raining, you have no umbrella, and you spent A LOT of time on your hair this morning… or maybe you woke up in an “unfamiliar location” in last night’s outfit. A boring party, an awful date. Give me five minutes.

Promise #5: Professional Text Message Analyst at your service.  I’ll even help from long distance, thank God for screenshots.

“How many exclamation points?!” ” Was there an emoji, or no?” “Wait, no don’t respond.” “Ew why did he say that?”

Promise #6: I will not let you walk out of the house looking like an idiot. 

Wedges or sandals, gold or silver, dress or jeans? I got you. And I’m not afraid to say “umm, maybe don’t wear that.”  Because it’s better me sayin’ it, than everyone else thinkin’ it.

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It took BFFs Amy and Tina over an hour to decide on this matching sparkly gold ensemble. Solid delivery on Promise #6.

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