Best friends are so important.

While romantic partners are all well and good, it’s often our besties who are there for us through thick and thin. Without your BFF by your side, it’s likely your life would feel painfully empty.

Knowing how important best friends are, you should take every opportunity to tell your bestie just how much they mean to you. Keep scrolling for 17 texts to send your BFF to let them know you appreciate them.

For a text after your BFF sits through a particularly long venting session:

“Thank you for always being my personal therapist.”

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For a text when you know you’re dropping the ball on your best friend duties:

“Thank you for being such a better friend than I am. I’m so grateful that you’re much more stable than me.”


For a text when your BFF really makes you feel safe:

“Thank you for just getting me. I can’t talk to anyone the way I talk to you.”


For a text when you just want your friend to know they’re important to you:

“You make my life better by just being part of it.”


For a text that’s short, sweet, and to the point:

“I’m so thankful for you.”

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For a text that tries to express all your gratitude in one short sentence:

“Thank you for always being here for me.”


For a text when you’re happy you found your person:

“You’re such a great friend and I’ll always be thankful that you chose me to be your bestie.”


For a text after a tearful heart-to-heart:

“Thank you for always being my shoulder to cry on.”


For a random text that will make your bestie’s day:

“Just wanted you to know you’re the best and our friendship means the world to me.”

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For a text that needs no explanation:

“I don’t tell you I love you nearly enough. But I do, just so you know.”


For a text expressing your gratitude for your BFF’s weird side:

“I’m so thankful I met someone as beautiful and weird as you.”


For a text when you’re not really the mushy type:

“I’m not good at this and you know I hate feelings, but you mean the world to me.”


For a text when you know you’ve been getting on your BFF’s nerves:

“Thanks for being there for me even when I annoy you.”

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For a text you definitely won’t send all the time:

“I know I don’t say this a lot, but I’m so grateful for you and for everything you do for me.”


For a text thanking your friend for letting you be your full self:

“Thank you for never judging me despite all the crazy stuff I do.”


For a text when you can’t quite find the words:

“I don’t even know how to fully express how thankful I am that you’re my friend.”


For a text that explains how they make being single bearable:

“Who needs a boyfriend when I have a best friend like you?”


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