10 HelloGiggles stories that defined friendship for us


It’s HelloGiggles’ 5th birthday, so we’re taking some time to celebrate some of the things that make this site such a rad place to be. One of those things is our very serious investment in friendship. If you haven’t noticed, we’re big on stories that show love to our BFFs, the people who we can always count on, the people who understand us to our very core. Even our very own CEO, Sophia Rivka Rossi wrote a book about best friendship called A Tale of Two Besties (we’re obsessed, I TOLD YOU)! So go ahead and reread some our greatest BFF hits of all time.

1. 10 signs that you’ve found your bestie soulmate


Are you basically a member of your friend’s family? Do you accidentally copy her mannerisms? Do you two have like, 123120938238 inside jokes? Well, then you’re totally bestie soulmates. Click here to read.

2. Why long distance BFFs are actually the best


Just because your best friend doesn’t live in the same city as you, (or state, or even COUNTRY) doesn’t make him or her LESS of a best friend. Click here to read.

3. What being a BFF means in your 30s


Friendships change, because that’s just life sometimes. But that doesn’t mean they have to fade. Here’s how maintaining friendships is different when you’re not in your twenties anymore. Click here to read.

4. 30 questions you should ask your best friend


Just in case you’re looking for something to do with your best friend this weekend, why don’t you ask her these questions? You never know how much you STILL can learn about one another. Click here to read.

5. Things you can only get away with if you’re best friends


Let’s be real here. There are certain things you can only do in front your BFF because you KNOW, deep in your heart and your bones that she/he will never, ever judge you. Click here to read.

6. You probably have each of these people in your best friend tier


Because Mindy Kaling got it right when her character on the Mindy Project said, “Best friend isn’t a person —it’s tier.” Click here to read.

7. 15 television quotes every bestie can relate to


Calling all best friends! Oh, there you are. You must have these TV quotes in your life. They understand the beautiful and weird and wonderful relationship you have with your forever friend. Click here to read.

8. Why I can call so many people my best friend


If you’re the kind of person who has an elementary school BFF, a high school BFF, a college BFF, a work BFF, a book club BFF, a met-through-your-ex-boyfriend BFF, just know you’re not alone. You can have as many best friends as you want, and that doesn’t make an of those relationships less special. Click here to read.

9. Talking with my bestie, Zooey Deschanel, about childhood memories and true friendship


Zooey’s BFF and long-time HG columnist Sarah May Bates talks it out about all things friendship with our co-founder and forever hero! Click here to read.

10. Things only people with two best friends understand


Such as… forgetting which friend you told that one story to. Or mixing up their names (oops). You know they’ll forgive you, though. Because that’s what best friends do. Click here to read.