First, what is a best friend?
Second, what is marriage?
Third, what can this person offer the others couldn’t?
Fourth, can you actually be yourself 100% of the time? Not 99%, not 10%, but 100%?
Fifth, define lifetime.
If those involved can’t compromise on the following, then the marriage won’t work. Best friend has little to do with miscommunication,misinformation, and wrong reasons for marriage.