Tag: BFF

Feeling slighted by my BFF

Published: September 5, 2016 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels slighted by a close friend and wonders if she is being overly sensitive.

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In the Media – On Amitié

Published: December 14, 2015 | Last Updated: December 14, 2015 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – On Amitié

In the style section of the French Weekly, L’Express, journalist Mina Soundarim writes about Amitié (friendship)

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In the Media – Desperately Seeking a Bestie: When #SquadGoals Get Real

Published: October 10, 2015 | Last Updated: August 15, 2021 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Desperately Seeking a Bestie: When #SquadGoals Get Real

Writing in Flare Magazine, Katherine Simpson writes a tongue-in-cheek piece about her online search for a bestie (BFF).

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Not speaking: Should I wish her a happy birthday?

Published: June 15, 2015 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

After two friends have a disagreement, one wonders if she should still send the other birthday greetings.

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When a friend is too clingy

Published: July 19, 2014 | Last Updated: July 19, 2014 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A teen says her best friend ended their relationship because she was too clingy

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An Encore Post – How Being A Mother Can Sabotage Your Friendships

Published: May 13, 2012 | Last Updated: May 13, 2012 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Mother’s Day celebrates motherhood—as well as children, flowers, candy, and greeting cards. But there’s a seedy side to everything—and motherhood is a known friendship-killer. Motherhood can challenge female friendships for a variety of reasons: You are a mother, and your BFF isn’t one and wants to be one. Her fertility problems are making her extremely […]

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A teen asks: How can I get my friendship back?

Published: August 1, 2011 | Last Updated: August 19, 2013 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

It’s common that teen friendships and allegiances change but it’s still painful when it happens.

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An inconvenient truth: She’s made you a second-tier friend

Published: July 26, 2011 | Last Updated: October 31, 2012 By | 22 Replies Continue Reading

If you feel like a second-tier friend, it’s not a friendship of equals QUESTION Dear Irene, I’ve been friends with a woman for about four years now. As time progressed, we became closer, or so I thought. We both moved here from other areas and I introduced her to our neighborhood book club, my hairstylist, etc. The […]

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BFF finds its way into the Oxford English Dictionary

Published: September 19, 2010 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

BFF n. (pl. BFFs) informal a girl’s best friend: my BFF’s boyfriend is cheating on her. – ORIGIN 1996: from the initial letters of best friend forever.   Just a couple of days ago, I mentioned that friendship generally isn’t newsworthy. But for the second time this week, friendship is making the news. The Oxford […]

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Guest Post: OMG–Now Even the BFF Isn’t PC

Published: June 19, 2010 | Last Updated: July 25, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

By Diane Auer-Jones I read this morning in The New York Times that some schools, teachers, and even summer-camp counselors are working hard to disrupt best friend relationships and, instead, encourage youngsters to be part of big groups. Some schools and camps go so far that they intentionally break up best friends by, for example, […]

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