12 Women Bust the Myth That Your Partner Should Be Your BFF

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When it comes to really understanding me, my husband does a pretty great job. But when I think of best friends, his name isn't the first one that comes to mind. That spot goes to Elizabeth.


Elizabeth has been my friend for almost two decades and has known me through all of my major life stages, from single and broke to married with babies on the way. We don't get to see enough of each other, but she's still my go-to person for advice, venting, and road tripping.

I talked to 12 other women to find out whether they consider their partner or someone else their best friend -- and how they really feel about it. 

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