35 Sample Letters To Your Best Friend For All Occasions To Show How Much You Care

Your best friend is one of the most significant people in your life.

Remind her of that by sending her a note with some words that show how you feel. 

She will greatly appreciate the sentiment.

You may even start a new trend.

The two of you could start trading best friend letters monthly or weekly.

It's a beautiful habit that will be meaningful for you both.

How Do I Write a Letter to My Best Friend?

Not everyone finds it easy to bare their souls with the written word.

Choose one of these best friend letters to inspire you to express the sentiments you feel.

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You can change the words up as needed or copy them as is.

Send them as text or in an email.

An even better choice is to write them on a lovely notecard. You can buy note cards or make one yourself!

Make a notecard with cardstock decorated with stamps, special photos, or drawings.

The more personalized, the better. Just remember, before writing the letter, there are a few things to consider:

  • Why are you writing the letter?
  • Does your friend prefer humor or sentimentalism?
  • What are your friend's emotional needs?
  • What feelings do you want to convey?
  • How do you hope your friend responds?
  • How much time can you devote to this letter?
  • Is this a habit you want to repeat?

Letter to My Best Friend: 35 Sample Letters for All Occasions

Writing a letter to a good friend can be a challenge.

These sample letters will help you say the things you already feel.

Don't think you have to use the exact language in each of these letters.

Add to them, personalize them or give them a splash of your own humor to truly show your best friend how much she means to you.

Open Letter to My Best Friend

Be open and honest with your best friend by telling her exactly how you feel.

1. Because we share a special bond

From the first time we met, there was something between us that is almost indescribable. I know that you will always be a part of my life, and I am so thankful for the bond we share. I am grateful for you and everything we have experienced together.

2. Thank you for being there

You have always been there for me. I know I can count on you no matter what I need. Whether I ask for a cup of sugar or a shoulder to lean on, you are my rock. Thank you for being there for me.

3. To the friend who deserves everything

I just want you to know that I think you deserve the world. You are one of the kindest, most caring people I have ever met. You give of yourself without expecting anything in return. I hope you recognize how amazing you are.

4. To my rock

Do you know that you are the one person in this world who I turn to when times are rough? I know you will always support me. When the world is crashing around me, you'll be there to build me back up again. Thank you for your friendship and love.

5. For my platonic soulmate

I never believed in soulmates before I met you. Our connection is so deep that I know it must have been forged from above. You are my best friend, my closest confidant, and my platonic soulmate. I am forever grateful to the universe for ensuring we would be friends.

6. To my defender

You are not the type of person who offers silent support. You are a harsh defender who is always there for me no matter what. Thank you for having my back.

Sweet Letter to My Best Friend

Make her day with a sweet letter that reminds her how much you care.

7. To the friend who brightens every room

Everyone looks when you walk into the room. Your smile, laugh, and the way you carry yourself give every environment a sudden lift. I love that you are my best friend, so I can share in your radiant glow.

8. To the effortless friend

One of the most incredible things about you is that you don't have to try to be so amazing. It's just the way you are built. While the rest of us try to be half the friend you are, you naturally come by your friendliness and generosity.

9. To the friend who doesn't need the spotlight

Most people with the talent and gifts you have would always try to be the center of attention. That's not who you are.

my bestfriends wedding letter to my best friend

You uplift others with your creativity and grace, allowing everyone around you to shine when it is really you who is the most brilliant star of all.

10. To a magnetic personality

The first time I met you, I knew I wanted to be around you. I was drawn to you, like so many people are.

Your personality shines through your eyes, your winning smile, and your gleeful laugh.

11. To the optimist

You don't just see the glass as half full; you see the potential for the rest of the glass. Your optimism is refreshing, beautiful, and contagious. Thank you for sharing your positive attitude with me.

12. To the person I don't deserve

You are amazing. You are thoughtful, kind, funny, smart, and all of the things that make the perfect best friends. I know there is no way I deserve you, but I am glad you haven't realized that yet! Hopefully, you never will.

Letter to My Best Friend on Her Birthday

Your best friend deserves more than a social media happy birthday greeting. Give her a short letter instead!

13. Happy birthday to an uplifting personality

You spend every day making people around you feel special and important. Today is the day that you need to remember that you are the most extraordinary and most important person in the world to me. Happy Birthday to my best friend.

14. Happy birthday to my BFF

You are my best friend and the one I know I couldn't live without. On this day especially, I want you to know how much you mean to me. Happy birthday.

15. Happy birthday to the most fun person I know

We have built so many fun memories that I don't know where to start. I have never had more fun with anyone than I have with you. Here's to many more years of fun! Happy birthday!

16. Happy birthday to a unique person

Happy birthday to the most genuine and unique person I have ever met. You don't need to pretend to be something you aren't because the person you are is so amazing!

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17. Birthday wishes for someone loved by many

There aren't very many people in this world who are born with the potential for greatness and who are loved by all. I am lucky to have you in my life and grateful you were born. Happy Birthday my dearest of all friends.

18. Funny happy birthday greeting

We have spent so many birthdays together and have overdone it far too many times. This year, let's make sure we keep our diet balanced. How about a piece of birthday cake in each hand with a cocktail balanced on our heads!

Letter to My Best Friend on Her Wedding Day

Your best friend's wedding day is a day to celebrate. These letters will start the day off right!

19. Celebrating her wedding

Today is the happiest day of your life. I am honored to be a part of it. You will have a wonderful life with your new husband, and I can't wait to see what amazing things the two of you accomplish together.

20. To the beautiful bride

You are always beautiful, inside and out. Today, you look even more spectacular because you glow with happiness as a new bride. May that happiness stay with you forever.

21. Our friendship will continue

People say that friendships change after marriage. I don't see ours changing but rather growing. You will always be my best friend, and knowing you’ve found the love of your life fills me with joy.

22. Wishes for eternal happiness

It is your wedding day, and you should be nothing but happy on this momentous day. You deserve this day to be the happiest of your life – until tomorrow, and then the day after that, the day after that, and every day.

23. To the perfect bride

You aren't just the perfect bride; you are the perfect friend. I have no doubt that you and your new husband will be perfectly happy together, even through the ups and downs of life.

24. To the bride from her maid of honor

I have a feeling that the reason it is called “maid of honor” is because it is such an unbelievable honor to be standing by your side. It is the most incredible honor to be standing next to you on your special day.

A Letter to My Best Friend That I Miss

Sometimes friends can't be near each other. Let her know you miss her with these sweet greetings.

25. I miss my ray of sunshine

You have always been the brightest part of my life. I miss seeing you and feeling your warmth of spirit. I can’t wait to see you again so you can shine some of your light on me.

26. Missing your kindness

What I have always admired most about you is your extraordinary capacity for kindness. I miss

sweet bestfriends letter to my best friend

the generosity I have always felt from my best friend. You have made me want to be a better person and a caring friend to you.

27. Staying close while apart

I miss you, but I am so glad we can stay close even when we're physically apart. Every text I get from you reminds me why you're my best friend.

Even though we don’t see each other as often as we once did, I know you, and I will always be as close as sisters.

28. I miss laughing with you

Do you remember how many times we laughed until we cried? Sometimes, I miss those days so much that I cry until I start laughing at the irony of it all. I hope we can relive some of those best-friend moments again soon!

29. Being apart is hard

I worry about who I am without you. I'm not as happy or as strong without my best friend. I have to draw on the strength you've given me throughout our friendship and count down the days until we can hang out again.

30. I miss you

It's almost as easy to miss you as love you. Being so far away from my best friend doesn't seem fair. Just know that even when we're not near each other, I remember all of the fun times we've shared, and I’m looking forward to having more in the future!

Emotional Letter to Best Friend to Make Her Cry

It's not that you want her to cry; it's just that sometimes your love for each other brings out big, tearful emotions.

31. To the person who doesn't realize her own worth

Why are you my best friend? That's not something I ever have to ask. You are smart, funny, loving, interesting, supportive, and all-around amazing.

You never put yourself first. You are there for me and everyone else who needs you. I thank my lucky stars every night that you are my best friend.

32. Unconditional love

The unconditional love for a best friend is so rare that most people can't believe it could be real. I know it is real because I feel unconditional love from you and for you. For the rest of my life, you will always be one of my favorite people.

33. You have never let me down

Throughout all the years that I have known you, you have never let me down. You have guided me, supported me, laughed, and cried with me. Being your best friend is the best thing that could have ever happened to me.

34. To everyone's friend

One of the best things about you is how everyone considers you a friend. I take pride in knowing that my best friend is so well-liked and highly regarded by everyone I know.

You touch the lives of the people you meet, which makes me honored to be your friend.

35. You make me a better person

Having you in my life makes me a better person. You give me the strength to face daily challenges. You give me permission to laugh when I need to and cry when I need that too. You are the source of much of my joy. Thank you.

When you want to show your friend how much you love them, A short letter for a best friend is the way to go! It’s a keepsake your friend will cherish forever.