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BFF's Only is a site where I post some of the topics that come up over coffee or adult beverages with the bff's. We cover everything that girlfriends talk about, some of it is funny, some of it is trivial, some of it is raw, and some of it some people may even find offensive, and that's why you tell your best friend only.

You have that face that you show the world, but with your best friends there is no mask, no filter. You ask her things you would be too afraid to ask some one else.  You tell her things that you would never tell anyone else.  You complain, vent, giggle, and laugh together.




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