10 Reasons Why You Met Your Best Friend in High School

As high school graduation draws closer for seniors, they are often warned to say goodbye to their friends as their lives transition into college and adulthood. In fact, many people claim that high school is the final goodbye of best friends as attending different colleges, meeting new people and finding new interests often separate even the closest of friends.

Thankfully, however, that’s not always the case. Some of us are lucky enough to still have and hang out with our friends from high school, sharing memories of our pasts while creating new memories with our spouses and expanding families. Why is it, then, that high school is where best friends first meet? No matter how many new friends you make throughout your lifetime, the first best friend you truly ever had was most likely in high school. From confidence boosts to reality checks, here are 10 reasons why you met your best friend in high school.