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Life Family & Friends

Make new friends, but keep the old—those old friends can be the best ones you have! College may have taken you and your childhood friends to new places and new phases in life, but you know those old friends will always be there for you every time you go back home. Here are just a few of the great things about your childhood BFFs.  1. They knew you when you had braces (and they still liked you anyway!). They saw you through the most awkward and cringeworthy phases of growing up, and they never left your side because they were rocking acne and metal mouths right along with you.  2. They were...
1. You always have a partner in crime… …who’s also your main competition. 2. He tries to be protective of you… …and so do his friends. 3. He’s bossy and annoying… …until he joins the party. 4. He compliments your baking… …and then eats it all up.
As your Thursday night comes to a close, you can’t help but wonder why you either a) didn’t meet anyone new at a frat house filled with people, b) didn’t really have any great conversations with anyone or c) didn’t go home with a guy’s number.  For the most highly anticipated night of the week, you can’t help but feel that it was kind of a bust because all you really did was get unpleasantly drunk while standing in a circle with your five best girlfriends chit-chatting about how the punch is surprisingly delicious.  Perhaps there’s a reason that some nights come and go without a conversation...