Lovers come and go but BFFs last a lifetime. No matter what time of year, you know you can count on your bestie for, well, anything. Even if you and your partner in crime are polar opposites, it's likely you guys have one crucial thing in common — your love for each other — so make sure any post with your number one has the perfect short and sweet best friend Instagram caption to go along with it.
These captions work for any day of the week, any time of the year. You don't have to wait until June 8 (National Best Friends Day) to use them, and they go with any activity from chilling in your living room to going to brunch, which, let's be honest, is basically code for gabbing and spilling your guts. There are even some options that are appropriate when someone's going through a tough time like a breakup, existential crisis, or family loss.
So, when you are out with your favorite and want to get the message across that you're with your favorite person in the world, here are some short best friend captions for Instagram (or your social media platform of choice) that's worthy of your BFF.
1. "The Only Person I Let See Me Ugly Cry"
Crying is a natural form of releasing feelings and emotions. However, for whatever reason, a lot of people are embarrassed to cry in public, but a true best friend has seen you at your worst and witnessed your most real breakdowns and only love you more.
2. "Friends Are Like Glue, They Stick Together"
Velcro, magnets, and friends all have one thing in common: they stick together. A best friend is someone who is always close to you, even when they are far away. Nothing can come between you.
3. "My Sunshine"
Best friends always brings joy into your life — well, usually. They're a true gem. No matter how bad your day is, they're there to help turn it around.
4. "A Best Friend Is Someone Who Will Always Eat With You"
A regular best friend is great, but you know what's even better? A foodie best friend who will explore all your favorite restaurants with you, always shares, and makes a point to leave room for dessert.
5. "They've Seen Me Without A Bra On"
You're so close, you're practically sisters. Really, nothing phases you being around each other anymore because at this point, you've both seen it all.
6. "Both Weird, Both Fun"
Human beings tend to mirror the people in their lives, so the more time you spend with your best friend, the more your BFF is going to become like an extension of yourself. It's no wonder you love them so much. They're just as fun and adventurous as you are.
7. "Someone To Sit In Silence With"
When you find that person you can do absolutely nothing with and still have a great time, you've found your true soulmate. You're so comfortable around this person, you don't even have to talk to bond. That's a true soulmate.
8. "Friends Who Slay Together Stay Together"
When you've got your best friend's back, and you've got theirs, there's nothing the both of you can't do. You and your bestie conquer whatever task comes your way professionally, socially, or even during '90s pop culture trivia night at your local favorite hang.
9. "My Queen"
You probably look at your best friend the way most people look at Beyoncé: with awe and respect. You only want what's best for her, and believe she deserves to be treated like the queen that she is.
10. "Favorite Group Text"
Some group texts, to be honest, you can probably do without. But the one with all your BFFs on it doesn't disappoint. It's probably filled with hilarious anecdotes, some inappropriate storytelling, and is the one place you know can lift your spirits if you're ever feeling down. Caption a photo of your crew or screenshot of your group text with this phrase.
11. "We Don't Make Sense"
Some of the best friendships are the ones that come as a surprise. For whatever reason, it just works, even if the two of you seem like the unlikeliest match. There's some truth to the phrase "opposites attract," after all.
12. "My Best"
There's no hidden message here. It's just a simple caption to show off your BFF, and really it's super versatile. Use it when captioning a pic with your childhood bestie, your work wife, your sweet pup, or even your favorite niece or nephew.
13. "Soul Sisters"
You don't have to be related to someone to consider them your sister. You're not only close, but you're real with one another, like sisters. This woman, or these women, are always there to support you and helping you grow.
14. "Know Her Number By Heart"
Smartphones have made memorizing your best friend's (or anyone's) number unnecessary, but If you know someone's number by heart, then scream it at the top of your lungs! OK, don't do that — but it is definitely something to brag about.
15. "They'll Always Pick Up At 4 a.m."
A true friend is someone who is always there for you, even in the middle of the night. No matter what time it is, they'll take your call, and if you're stranded somewhere, they'll find a way to get you home.
16. "We Break Dance Not Hearts"
Your BFF is probably your #1 dance partner. Use this caption for a picture of you and your bestie out tearin' up the carpet, and let's be honest, probably breaking hearts, too.
17. "I don’t know what’s tighter, our jeans or our friendship"
You and your BFF are tighter than those skinny jeans that were peak fashion a couple years ago, and you know you have photos of the both of you in such a style. Throw that throwback pick up with this caption, even if said photo is just from a week ago. Because let's be honest, we're all still wearing skinny jeans.
18. "Different But The Same"
Try this caption if you and your BFF are complete opposites. You guys are the yin to each others' yang: not only is this what makes your friendship work, but it keeps things spicy too.
19. "My #1 Cheerleader"
For those times that you don't believe in yourself but your best friend does, this is the perfect caption. They're there to encourage you when you need it most, and they always have your back, no matter what.
20. "Better Than A Sister"
Ever grow up with a sister? They can be so nurturing but also so mean. A bff is like having a close sister, that's nice to you most of the time and always has your best interest at heart.
21. "Always Better With This Girl"
From brunch to manicures to just doing laundry, everything is better with your bestie. I mean, why else you keep them around, right?
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