Friendship

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  • Books

    Stylist magazine: books published by Stylist magazine

  • A crowd of men and women
    Family & Friends

    “Am I the only one who worries they don’t have ‘enough’ friends?”

  • A woman hiding from the world under her duvet
    Family & Friends

    Why your motivation to socialise is at an all-time low right now

Latest Stories

Mental Health

“I feel awkward talking to friends I haven’t seen IRL – have I forgotten how to socialise?”

Has lockdown robbed us of our ability to small talk?

Posted by
Megan Murray
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Books about female friendship
Books

9 books about female friendship that say it all (and yes, Stylist’s latest book is in there!)

For the number one woman in your life.

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Books

What happens when you disagree with your friends over the issues that matter the most?

Upskirting activist Gina Martin dissects an awkward problem that affects us all.

Posted by
Gina Martin
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Women having a zoom party to celebrate a birthday during the coronavirus lockdown
Life

How to celebrate a lockdown birthday, from virtual experiences to decorations and gifts

The pandemic doesn’t have to spoil all the fun.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Anna Brech
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How much is too much when it comes to oversharing at work?

How much is too much when it comes to oversharing at work? Female leaders on how to draw boundaries in workplace friendships.

A woman talking to her friend on Zoom
Family & Friends

How to set boundaries with friends who are relying on you for support in lockdown

Feeling emotionally overwhelmed? It’s OK to take a step back.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Woman overthinking
Mental Health

“Why am I overthinking every little worry right now?”

An expert explains what's going on.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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A woman walking past a 'stay home, save lives' sign in London
Family & Friends

Noticed friends breaking Covid rules? Here’s how to talk to them about it

Is it our responsibility to call out our friends?

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Books

“I fell in love with my best friend from school – years later, we ended up married”

An exclusive extract from Stylist's new book on friendship, in all its wondrous guises.

Posted by
Felicity Thistlethwaite
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Books

Life Lessons On Friendship: Stylist’s new book delves into our closest relationships

With contributions from Jenni Murray, Yomi Adegoke, Gina Martin and more.

Posted by
Stylist Team
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Grace Holliday
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“I miss my work mates so badly”: the women who want their office buddies back

We asked women to tell us what they miss most about their work mates and what you can do to keep the friendships alive while working from home.

Brother and sister.
Family & Friends

“The surprising lesson I’m learning while living with my big brother in the pandemic”

One writer shares the reality of moving in with an older sibling.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Opinion

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

Is it damaging to purely use this one-sided style of communication to stay connected?

Posted by
Anonymous
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Woman on phone
Life

WhatsApp is making this change to messaging, and we have questions

The “disappearing messages” feature is coming.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Lockdown, again: The bittersweet joy of seeing friends before a second lockdown
Mental Health

The bittersweet joy of meeting up with friends before lockdown

If this has taught us anything, it’s that no man – or rather, no woman – is an island.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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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.

Posted by
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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Hollie Richardson
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Beth Ditto explains the reality of marrying and divorcing her best friend

And it's a fascinating listen.

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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