female friendship

Taylor Swift Is Totally Cool If Her #Squad Dates The Same Dudes, Because That’s Sisterhood!!

Also, Jay-Z helped her get over her shit with Kanye.

Megan Reynolds |

A Girl In Friend’s Clothing: A Shared Sartorial History

There are infinite ways to express your love for a friend. Sometimes it’s showing up at her door with a bottle of bourbon and a sympathetic ear when she’s down.

Raquel Laneri |

Mommie Dearest: Sister Wife-ing It Up

I used to watch TLC’s “Sister Wives” — a reality show about a Mormon household with one husband, four wives, and a combined 17 children =- with a mix of…

Avital Norman Nathman |

“Lisa’s Advice” Is Like Every Conversation You’ve Ever Had With Your BFF

Created by Anna Christopher and Regina Taufen, the web series “Lisa’s Advice” takes a comedic look at female friendship through short clips. The series is “at first a satire about advice-giving,…

Claire Hannum |

8 Ways To Tell She’s The One

Happy National Friendship Day! Let’s make it all about Oprah for a moment, shall we? Oprah says in reference to Gayle (and I’m paraphrasing here), “Nothing’s better than a good…

Shoshanna Beren |

35 Milestones Of Female Friendship

Taylor Swift and Lorde have been spending quite a bit of time together — shopping, frolicking barefoot on the beach, wearing matching outfits — prompting many onlookers (including us) to…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

21 Fantastic Movies About Female Friendships

Think about it. The majority of female-centric movies — films about women and/or for women — are about the loss, pursuit of and eventual attainment of romantic love. Believe me, I love a good…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Girl Talk: I Set My Best Friend Up With My Ex

My friend Nina and I were having one of our typical “where oh where have the good men gone?” whine-fests when it randomly occurred to me that I knew one.

Abby Cooper |

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Dumping A Friend

When it comes to female friendships, subtlety, nuance and innuendo are everything. We’ve tried to explain this to the men in our lives but they never seem to understand. They’ll…

Ami Angelowicz & Winona Dimeo-Ediger |

5 Fun Situations You Should Always Get Into When Out With Your Friends

As we covered last week, ladies’ night is essential. It’s time to check in with your girls, escape, and really get your bond on while leaving the work week behind.

Amanda Chatel |

10 Reasons Why A Regular Ladies’ Night Is Essential

If we were to take anything important from the Christmas classic “It’s A Wonderful Life” (besides the fact that every time a bell rings, an angel gets its wings), it’s…

Amanda Chatel |

The Electric Charge Of A Symbiotic Power Friendship

I’m reading this book called Joe Cinque’s Consolation, which tells the true story of a real life trial of two women —  Anu Singh, who injected her boyfriend Joe Cinque with…

Julie Gerstein |

Which Of The Seven Dwarfs Of Drinking Are You?

If you’ve ever attended a girls’ night out or a bachelorette weekend,then you know that women tend to have distinct drinking personalities. Female drinking personas are developed early (usually in…

Claudia Maittlen-Harris |

Would You Use A Website To Make New Friends?

Online dating is totally cool now — but would you use the Internet to find new friends? A slew of new sites–like SocialJane and GirlFriendCircles–have launched to help women make…

Julie Gerstein |

Our Favorite TV Girlfriends From The ’90s

When we look back on our favorite TV shows from the ’90s, sometimes it’s the romances that stick out, like Zack and Kelly or Rachel and Ross — but what…

Pop Sugar |

Girl Talk: Confessions Of A Serial Friend Dumper

Halfway through my freshman year of high school, I found myself two states away from my childhood home of Seattle. I was sure my new school would offer an opportunity…

Marissa Willman |

Girl Talk: The Ceremony

My friend Rachel suggested it. We planned it for Friday the 13th, mostly because that sounded like a special day.

“I could really use a ceremony. Do we…

Kate Fridkis |

Girl Talk: I Was The Ugly Friend

When I was young, my parents told me I was beautiful and I believed them. I went out into the world feeling confident about my womanly charms and things went…

Kate Fridkis |

Birthday Blues: What Happens To Friendship After You Turn 30?

Remember when I was all, “I’m turning 30, so what?” Well, I think I jinxed myself! After writing that essay, the days until my 30th birthday continued to count down,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |