Female Friendship

  • Long Reads

    10 women on the unique joy of having friends of different ages

  • Life

    1 in 3 people ‘cut’ their friends from their life for this reason

  • Life

    “Are you in the right headspace to receive information that could possibly hurt you?”

Latest Stories

Opinion

Why is the internet shaming Jennifer Aniston for spending Thanksgiving with her friends?

The actor celebrated with Courteney Cox, Jason Bateman and her ex-husband Justin Theroux. But the online reaction has been deeply disappointing.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Why quality, not quantity, is the key to good friendships as you get older

A new study has revealed why investing in your strongest relationships pays off over time.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

Bride surprised with beautiful gift made from her late mum’s wedding dress

She created a robe from the mother-of-the-bride's old wedding dress, and it's so beautiful

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Megan Murray
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People

Vicky McClure on the mental health benefits of authentic friendships

“Find people that are not in competition with you, they’re not trying to bring you down,” she says.

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Megan Murray
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Lisa Kudrow and Courteney Cox’s praise for Jennifer Aniston gives new meaning to friendship

Their comments are a must-read for any fan.

Life

Yes, women are more likely to say sorry – but it’s a strength, not a weakness

Gender stereotypes would have you believe it makes us the weaker sex.

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Megan Murray
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Life

Is it healthy to obsess over a nemesis? Stylist investigates

“Our nemesis often shows what actually matters to us. They reflect back our own values and ideals,” say experts.

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Colin Crummy
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Halloween 2019 group costumes: friends dressed up as different characters played by Tom Hanks.
Life

These 7 friends dress up as different versions of the same actor every Halloween

They’ve done it for seven years in a row – and the internet is obsessed with their genius group Halloween costumes.

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Lauren Geall
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group chat friendship
Long Reads

How group chat is changing the dynamic of our friendships

We're more connected than ever, but are the constant notifications just another source of stress that's causing us to check out?

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Katie Bishop
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Vick Hope smiling in a pink suit
People

Vick Hope’s comments about losing touch with her friends are all too relatable

“I wish I’d paid more attention to my friends from home in Newcastle.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Jodie Comer’s proud message to best friend Katarina Johnson-Thompson is friendship goals

They have known each other since school.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lucy Mangan
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Lucy Mangan: “I can’t help but admire Caroline Calloway”

Commentary around the Calloway – Beach story is far too hectic, says our columnist

People

Katy Perry and Taylor Swift bonded by drinking tea and comparing their star signs, apparently

Written in the stars.

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Christobel Hastings
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Mothers supporting each other
Life

This woman’s heartwarming message for other mums has gone viral

And 4 more seriously uplifting and heartwarming stories that went viral this week.

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Lauren Geall
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Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift
People

Demi Lovato and Taylor Swift were never “feuding,” so you need to calm down

“Life’s too short for women not to support other women.”

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Lauren Geall
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Coco Gauff in her third round match against Naomi Osaka in 2019's US Open
People

Naomi Osaka’s response to defeating Coco Gauff was a testament to female friendship

“I think she just proved that she’s a true athlete.”

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Lauren Geall
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Friends smiling
Life

Here's how to support a friend with an anxiety disorder

Empathise, encourage, and never take it personally.

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Moya Crockett
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Halsey new single
People

Halsey explains why her attitude to female friendships has changed

She has also talked about the "feminine rage" behind her new single.

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Hollie Richardson
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Christobel Hastings
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Katy Perry and Taylor Swift’s reconciliation is a tribute to the power of female friendship

"I realised how much we have in common."

Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan on why you’re never too old to make new friends

“I’d almost forgotten the thrill. It’s like having an affair but without all the bits that get you into trouble.”

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Lucy Mangan
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