female friendship week

The Twisted Sisterhood: The Dark Side Of Female Friendship Explored

Kelly Valen, author of The Twisted Sisterhood, has a bone to pick with women, particularly with the mob mentality that can evolve when a group of girls gets together.

Lemondrop |

Do You Have A Hate Crush On Any Of Your Female Friends?

Female friendships can be complex and more often than not, they are. We asked 15 women from across the country to answer a question that is getting more attention recently:…

R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen |

Girl Talk: My Best Friend Went To Iraq

Stephanie was the last person you would expect to join the Army. The absolute last person. You can ask anyone who knew her growing up and they would all say…

Jessica Wakeman |

Poll: What’s Your Longest Female Friendship?

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Ami Angelowicz |

Girl Talk: Why I Forgave My Friend For Stealing From Me

There I was in the grocery, pressing the ends of a cantaloupe and sniffing it, trying to decide if it was ripe. Across the produce section, I spotted my landlord.

Brenda Thompson |

Snooki And J-Woww To Be Real-Life Roomies

“We are moving in together, though. That is a guarantee. [Snooki] is an awesome roommate. [We] lived together three times and not have any arguments … we can make it…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com |

Girl Talk: My Sisters, My Friends

It was just my sister, my boyfriend and me at the tapas bar. Over Spanish food and mojitos, we were laughing and drinking. Like any night I can liberate her…

Jessica Wakeman |

Girl Talk: How Instant Messenger Ruined My Friendship

I have a cautionary tale for you about the perils of using instant messenger or text messaging, those convenient communication tools that make reading emotions, intent, and sarcasm difficult in…

Annika Harris |

I Moved And Now I Don’t Have Any Friends — Help!

Oh, no! It’s Female Friendship Week, and I don’t have any friends! OK, that’s not entirely true. I do have girlfriends. They just live in other states. Recently, I moved,…

Susannah Breslin |

25 Reasons Gal Pals Rule

What would I do without my girls?! Probably nothing. For reals, my BFFs don’t just make things possible, they make everything fun! And while I probs haven’t stomped around saying…

Simcha |

Poll: What’s Your Friendship Style?

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Ami Angelowicz |

Girl Talk: I Lost My Boyfriend But Gained A Best Friend

“I know what you want and I just can’t give it to you.” My boyfriend of seven months, Jonathan*, started to cry before I could ask any questions. For some…

Ami Angelowicz |

Dear Wendy: “My Friend Dumped Me And I Want Her Back”

I’m a senior in college and last year, my friends Angela and Rachel and I lived together and it was a disaster. Angela and I fought a lot as we’re…

Wendy Atterberry |

Guy Talk: A Man’s Female Friendships Are Nothing To Worry About

I have a fair number of female friends, and sometimes dating is hard as a result. I’m not Casanova — I write on the internet for a living, for Christ’s…

Phil Dotree |

Girl Talk: I Don’t Have A Posse

I’ll be frank: not having a close group of girl friends makes me feel like a failure.

Sometimes not having a close group of friends makes me feel…

Jessica Wakeman |

20 Things You Should Never Ask Your Friends To Do

There may be a lot of things you should be able to depend on a friend to do for you — be your wingwoman, comfort you through heartbreak, tell you…

Wendy Atterberry |