Friendship

Friendship, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

“Has relying on voice notes created fake intimacy between me and my friends?”

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    Life

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    Life

    How to celebrate a birthday in lockdown, from virtual events to letterbox treats

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    Mental Health

    The bittersweet joy of meeting up with friends before lockdown

Latest Stories

lonely woman alone in bed
Mental Health

Here's how to reconnect with your friends if you're feeling lonely

This new Friendship Study reveals how coronavirus has driven up loneliness in the UK.

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Aiden Wynn
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Women

This viral Twitter thread celebrates the power of female friendship

And, yeah, it’s every bit as heartwarming as you might expect.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Beth Ditto
Relationships

Beth Ditto explains the reality of marrying and divorcing her best friend

And it's a fascinating listen.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Lily Allen wedding photos
Celebrity

Lily Allen’s wedding photos are here to bring some much-needed joy to 2020

It’s official: Lily Allen has married Stranger Things’ David Harbour in a surprise Las Vegas wedding ceremony.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Jameela Jamil highlights hidden agenda behind “crazy” Meghan Markle headlines

“Keep this in mind when you read about her, me, or really any women in the media. Especially if she has any colour to her skin.”

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Life

How to deal with that friend who brings their partner to everything

Without hurting anyone’s feelings.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Life

How the pandemic made us reevaluate some of our oldest, closest friendships

“Repetitive WhatsApp conversations in lockdown have made me realise which friendships were obligatory”

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Jealousy in friendships.
Life

Jealousy in friendships isn’t always a bad thing, according to new research

... within moderation, of course.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Three women laughing together
Life

10 compliments you can give that aren’t based on appearance

This World Friendship Day, why not brighten your friends’ days with one of these meaningful statements?

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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best-friends
Long Reads

International Friendship Day: “What a breakup in my 30s taught me about friendship"

“I was 32, single and starting again. But I knew I wasn’t alone”

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Natalie Cornish
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Hocus Pocus / Rex Features
Life

This Hocus Pocus board game is going to put a spell on you

A tabletop game themed around the Sanderson sisters? Bubble, bubble, we’re in trouble...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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How to get comfortable with the ‘awkward silence’

Lockdown’s Zoom chats and Skype calls have changed the way we talk to one another, and not necessarily in a good way.

A man and a woman on their phones
Life

How to recognise (and deal with) a competitive friendship

Trapped in an unspoken competition with your friends? Read this...

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Big night out
Opinion

“A love letter to going ‘out out’ and the nightlife I really miss”

One writer shares her ode to the Big Night Out.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Lockdown easing: seeing friends again causes fomo and flakiness.
Life

Why FOMO and flakiness are about to come back in a big way

It's all down to lockdown easing.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Lady Gaga and Ariana Rain on Me music video.
Life

The real lesson Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande’s new video teaches us

The new video ha just been released, and it is predictably brilliant.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
mental-health-support
Long Reads

Catching feelings? Here’s how to protect yourself from others’ negative emotions

You have every right to look after yourself during this worrying time.

Posted by
Ruby Deevoy
Published
A woman on Zoom with her friends
Life

Why it’s OK to tell your friends you need space – even during lockdown

Because we all need a break sometimes.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Megan Murray
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Worried about a friend in lockdown? Try these simple ways to brighten their day

From supporting someone whose lost their job to missing a birthday celebration, these little ways to keep in touch can help.

A Zoom call
Life

Why talking to friends on Zoom can feel like a chore

After the initial excitement of video calling our friends, more and more of us are finding our motivation to socialise dwindle.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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