17 Struggles Everyone Who Has A BFF In A Different Time Zone Will Understand

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Time zones mean so little when your friend means so much.

1. You have a very, very small window for Gchatting.

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When you’re getting to the office, they’re just going to lunch, so timing is everything.

2. A texting conversation that would normally take about an hour will span over a week because of the time difference.

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You: OMG I HAVE A DATE!!!!!

:: 6 hours later ::

Your BFF: NO WAY, THAT’S GREAT! Tell me everything.

3. When you’re getting off work, they’re probably going to sleep.

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And it makes things difficult.

4. But because of this, you’ve devised a system of communication.

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Five minutes here, 10 minutes there, 20 minutes tomorrow. Let’s do this.

5. You ALWAYS check your missed calls and voicemails because they’re basically always from your BFF.

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The only acceptable voicemail is one from your BFF.

6. And dating is difficult for you, because when you need a serious calming down, they’re seriously asleep.

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Or in a meeting at work. Or generally just LIVING THEIR LIFE.

7. When you finally get to have a real conversation with them, you don’t pay attention to ANYTHING else.

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No one better bother you.

8. You have developed a sort of sixth sense for when they call during your sleep cycle because they might need you.

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And you wake RIGHT UP, because sleep can wait.

9. And you have to very, very carefully plan out a Skype date/phone calls in order to compensate for your crazy schedules.

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OK, Sunday at 7:35 my time, 2:35 your time.

10. You have drunk-dialed your BFF while they were still at work.

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And they have drunk-dialed you at 7 a.m. your time.

11. And talking about your favorite TV shows together becomes difficult because one of you always has spoilers.

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DON’T TELL ME WHAT HAPPENED…but tell me what happened.

12. You often have dreams about being in the same time zone.

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Maybe one day…

13. And even if it’s the middle of the day for you, if your BFF is having a bad morning, you suddenly have a bad day.

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CONNECTED NO MATTER WHAT.

14. You have wished them a happy birthday, or happy holidays, HOURS in advance of their actual celebration because…time difference.

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But it just means twice the celebration!!

15. You have their weather/time zone programmed in your phone because you need to always know quickly.

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Aww it’s so cold there today, she’s probably bummed.

16. You know their schedule by heart.

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Because it’s a little thing that makes you feel closer to them and helps you be a better friend.

17. And you know that the love between you and your BFF knows no time zones or distance.

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Friendship doesn’t count miles, it’s measured by heart. <3

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