Tag: female friendship

Reader Q & A: I’m stuck! I don’t want to lose my BFF

Published: July 23, 2008 | Last Updated: July 23, 2008 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION: Dear Irene: I met my friend “Amanda” in high school. I was a junior and she was a freshman, so we’ve been best friends (BFFs) for 9 years. Our friendship over the years has survived a lot. The trouble I am having is deciding whether I should hold on to the friendship or not? […]

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Can This Teen Friendship Be Saved?

Published: July 11, 2008 | Last Updated: November 17, 2021 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A teen friendship seems to be fraying and a young woman whether she should end it or try to save the friendship.

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The Unexpected Gift

Published: June 17, 2008 | Last Updated: December 27, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
The Unexpected Gift

An unexpected gift from a friend can lift spirits and make a rainy day seem sunny.

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Best Friends Day: Also a day for ladies-in-waiting

Published: June 10, 2008 | Last Updated: June 10, 2008 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Oops, I blinked and I missed it. I just found out that Sunday, June 8th was Best Friends Day, which completed passed me by. I don’t know how. I didn’t even pause to pay homage to my own Besties on that day. Shame on me! That morning one of my closest friends called while waiting […]

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Sex: The Ultimate GNO is Coming to Your Neighborhood

Published: May 23, 2008 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

What will you be doing when Sex and The City (SATC) hits the theatres on Friday, May 30th? If you are female and haven’t thought about getting together with friends, you must be living in a cave. The trailers and marketing blitz have reached a feverish pitch. On that evening (and the weeks and months […]

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Reader Q & A: Help! My best friend is driving me crazy!

Published: May 20, 2008 | Last Updated: March 8, 2011 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Might it be time to call it quits? QUESTION: My best friend is finally dumping her jerk husband of more than a decade and I’m glad about that but it’s all wearing me to a nub. Her frenzied dating is making me nuts. She talks about her boyfriends constantly, and about how many men are […]

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Friendship by the Book: An interview with the author of MAYDAY

Published: February 26, 2008 | Last Updated: February 4, 2024 By | Reply Continue Reading

M. Nora Klaver is the author of MAYDAY:Asking for Help in Times of Need I asked Nora, to think about some of the ways women can overcome the natural reluctance to ask their female friends for help. Why are women afraid to ask other women for help? As children, girls learn to navigate the emotional […]

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Eat, Pray, Love, and Befriend

Published: January 12, 2008 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

I just read Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert—finally. In the book, Gilbert translates an Italian phrase un’amica stretta, which means a close friend With her wonderful way with words and analogies, she goes on to say, "…stretta literally means tight, as in clothing, like a tight skirt. So a close friend, in Italian, is […]

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Staying Connected: Whereboutz lets u no where yur besties r

Published: December 10, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

What will they think of next? Want your besties to know where you are—wherever you are? Interested in their whereabouts? Then download Whereboutz, a new free Facebook application by Telenav that adds legs to the Status Update that appears on your profile. It can also be downloaded to 100 different cell phones. Whereboutz lets you […]

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