Tag: myth of BFF

UK Mail: Why did my best friend dump me?

Published: December 27, 2010 | Last Updated: December 27, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

In Sunday’s UK Mail, journalist Mandy Francis wrote about her experience of being dumped by a friend without warning or explanation. Years later, she still feels the hurt. "One consolation is that when I’ve talked to other female friends about my experience, many of them have similar tales to relate," she writes.   Many women […]

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BFFs: Rudy and Bernie?

Published: November 12, 2007 | Last Updated: November 12, 2007 By | Reply Continue Reading

Guilty as charged: The term BFF has morphed into a meaningless platitude due to extreme overuse. Now, the term is even being used to hurl an insult. The evidence: The headline of a recent op-ed in the New York Times read, Rudy and Bernie: B.F.F.’s? The popular acronym “best friends forever” (typically used with gushing […]

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Online friending and defriending patterns

Published: September 12, 2007 | Last Updated: March 26, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Social networks not only make it easier to collect “friends,” they make “defriending” a breeze because it just takes one simple stroke of the keyboard.

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