Friendship

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3 Women Share How To Make New Friends As An Adult

Does anyone else feel like it’s tough to make new friends once you get older? You’re not alone in that feeling. Read...
The Art of Happy Moving by Ali Wenzke

Body Language And Small Talk: Tips For Attracting New Friends

Ali Wenzke's The Art of Happy Moving is a comprehensive, upbeat guide to help you survive the moving process from start to finish. Read...
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How To Get Out Of A Toxic Friendship

Not all relationships are healthy. Here, Nicole Lapin, author of upcoming career guide Becoming Super Woman, shares how to spot bad friendships and how to break them off.  Read...
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Ask Erin: Do I Tell My Best Friend She's Making A Mistake Getting Married?

What breaks my heart is that my friend had this idea recently that she wants to get married to this guy. I think she's making a mistake getting married.

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“Seriously? You’re not going to be my friend over this?” And just like that, it was over. I had lost a friend who I had come to value greatly.

I Lost A Friend Over A Comment I Didn't Think Was A Big Deal

“Seriously? You’re not going to be my friend over this?” And just like that, it was over. I had lost a friend who I had come to value greatly.

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It’s not sexy. It’s not dramatic. It’s not interesting. But it is meaningful and fulfilling, which is something that reality television will never ever be. (Photo by Andrew Robles on Unsplash)

Want To Be A Better Friend? 8 Tips To Help You Achieve Your BFF Goals

I know that our group of friends is special. But the specialness comes from some core values that I will share with you. I will give you fair warning: these are not for people who are interested in receiving. These eight guidelines are for people who are interested in building a community.

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Let’s stop pretending like it’s irrelevant.

Politics Can And Should Ruin Friendships

To claim that something is “just politics” is to point out how much privilege you have, either systematically or incidentally.

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We tried too hard, out of some misplaced sense of lady-love and feminism, when we should have let one another go.

The Truth About Lady Friendships: Some Love Doesn’t Last Forever

Our friendship was over long before that night I hurt her feelings because she hurt mine. Our commonalities were evaporating, we didn’t see one another as often, and I’m fairly certain we didn’t like one another anymore. While growing up, we grew apart — but instead of seeing that natural division as a normal, common and positive part of adulthood, we grew scared and self-conscious and defensive. What does this mean about us, as women? Why can’t we continue to love one another? Are we bad friends? Are we bad people?

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