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What We Hate In Common

A new study found that mutual dislikes — rather than likes — help humans bond initially. “There’s something really powerful about the discovery of shared negative attitudes,” said Jennifer Bosson,…

Ami Angelowicz | April 7, 2011 - 10:20 am

Dear Wendy: “My Girlfriend Lets Her Friends Take Advantage Of Her”

I’ve been with my girlfriend for about two and a half years. The one problem I have is with my girlfriend’s friends and how they handle money. From everything I…

Wendy Atterberry | November 6, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Dear Wendy: “My Guy Friend Wants To Sleep With Me”

It’s time again for “Shortcuts.” For every question, I’ll give my advice in three sentences or less, because sometimes the answer to a person’s question is so obvious and the…

Wendy Atterberry | November 5, 2010 - 2:00 pm

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 | October 21, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Can’t Handle Too Much Female Energy

I am 25 years old with lots of girlfriends and a sizable collection of purses. Reunions with old pals usually involve squeals or hefty grins and, yes, cute bunnies make…

Sarah Elder | October 13, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Do You Have Strictly Platonic Cross-Sex Friends?

Can men and women be just friends? If you ask any Hollywood film producer, the answer is a resounding “no.” Hollywood’s magic formula for success seems to take seemingly platonic…

Julie Gerstein | October 1, 2010 - 4:00 pm

Girl Talk: Is The Computer Killing Our Close Friendships?

When it comes to my long-distance girlfriends, I know what it takes to keep those relationships tight despite the years and the miles apart: a willingness to pick up the…

Joanne Hinkel | July 29, 2010 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: I Love — And Prefer — Going Out By Myself

As a divorced woman in my 30s, meeting a man wasn’t always a top priority, but when I gradually started dating again, I called in my two wingwomen who were…

Tamara Lynch | July 22, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Beware: You Can Catch A Divorce From Your Friends

If you are planning on making your marriage last, steer clear of divorced people. Yes—break out your gas mask, because a new study shows that divorce is highly contagious. Researchers…

Ami Angelowicz | July 6, 2010 - 7:15 pm

Girl Talk: Why Being Called “An Opinionated Woman” Hurts

Last weekend, I was hanging out with a male friend who I’ll call Stan. Over the course of our convo, he brought up a mutual friend who writes a rather…

Chloe Angyal | June 25, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Ending A Fakelationship

Some women are forever attracted to jerks. Others are great at building healthy relationships with good guys. Still others are addicted to unrequited love. Everyone has a pattern. Me—I find…

Jennifer Murphy | March 1, 2010 - 3:00 pm

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,

Catherine Strawn | November 10, 2009 - 4:00 pm