Posts tagged "friendships"

The 10 Friends You Need To Make Before You Turn 30

Our editor Amelia is turning 30 in a week and her essay on the subject really resonated with Frisky readers, both younger and older than 30. With that in mind, we’ll be reposting our “Before 30” series, which originally ran late last year, over the next few weeks. Enjoy!

From the time you were…

By: Catherine Strawn / November 10, 2009

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Will You Stick Around If You Can’t Stand Her Friends?

You know what’s nice? When you meet someone and they’re awesome and you like them and they like you and BONUS, their friends RULE. And you know what sucks? The opposite of that. When the dude you’re into has friends that are just THE WORST. Still, I’ve been known to suffer through a lot of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 14, 2009

How To Make Friends (And Keep ‘Em) Post-College

Annika’s post this week about the difficulty in making friends as a grown-up got such a huge response, I thought it warranted a reply here. Who knew so many of us had a friend shortage? Well, as someone who grew up on the move — I lived in 10 different homes in four different countrie…

By: Wendy Atterberry / October 8, 2009

How To Initiate A Friendship

You know that awkward stage between acquaintance and friend? That in flux place where you chat whenever you happen to run into each other but never make actual plans to see one another? I am there a lot. I meet someone and we hit it off, but then what? We become Facebook friends? How do…

By: Ali Jawin / June 26, 2009

There Comes A Time When Every Man Has To Grow Up

Yesterday, my friend George* told me about an argument he had with his best friend Elliott. Elliott recently uploaded photos of his killer abs to a social networking site, so he was contacted by several women trying to hookup with him. And the other night, he was eager to meet one of these women. The…

By: Annika Harris / June 22, 2009

Mourning The Death Of My Single-Girl Friendships

I’m getting married in a little over two months, and though this is a happy, exciting time in my life, there’s a bittersweetness. It started when I moved to New York a year and a half ago to be with my boyfriend. Up until then, our relationship had been long-distance; he was in Manhattan, and…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 12, 2009

Five Ways To “Unfriend” A Friend

Recently, a reader asked “Dear Prudence” how to “unfriend” a friend:

How do you “unfriend” someone, not on Facebook, but in real life? This is a person who is also friendly with someone I know well, so it is not unlikely that we might all get together through our mutual friend. However, it might…

By: Annika Harris / May 6, 2009

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, Even With Girlfriends

Girlfriend break-ups can be just as traumatizing as regular old break-ups with boys. The process is even similar: the anger, sadness, mourning, and finally, acceptance. While you may not have left precious clothes, expensive facial lotion, or significant jewelry at her house, you do feel like a real part of your soul missing as there&#8217…

By: DivineCaroline.com / December 2, 2008

Poll: Have You Dated A Pair Of Best Friends?

Last night on “Californication” (spoiler alert!), Hank Moody went out with his best friend’s ex. And she was not just any ol’ ex — according to his BFF Lew, she’s the girl that got away. But on that very same night, Lew snuck out on a date with Hank’s ex-wife. Scandalous! Well, (cough), you know,…

By: Simcha / November 17, 2008

The Relationship Novice: How To Not Lose Your Friends

Being in a relationship can be a habit-changing experience. Your Friday nights scoping out the bar scene with your single friends has morphed into romantic dinners or movie night with your new boyfriend. So, how do you balance your new love life with your old social life? And most importantly, how do you not lose…

By: Lindsay A. / October 29, 2008

Quickies!: Time To Get Your Cycle On, Ladies

Biking is in! [The Huffington Post]
Although the body has not been identified, sources close to the investigation believe it is Julian King, Jennifer Hudson’s nephew. He suffered a gun shot wound to the head. [TMZ]
What it’s really like to have an abortion in a conservative state. [Bitch Buzz]…

By: Annika Harris / October 27, 2008

Our 10 Favorite Friendship Songs

True friends understand you best and offer a solution or just a strong shoulder when life is at its worst. And they’re usually the first to celebrate with you when life is wonderful. But unfortunately, most songs are about trials of the heart not friendship. So we put together a list of our favorite friendshi…

By: Annika Harris / October 8, 2008

Friendship Groups Work In Films But Not In Reality

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants was released in theaters today, and this time around the women have been apart all year, but their summer plans will keep them separated. According to the film’s website, “Now it will take more than a hurried note…or even a treasured pair of pants passed back and forth among…

By: Annika Harris / August 6, 2008
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