Friendship

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

  • Woman thinking
    Mental Health

    Forget overthinking – an expert breaks down the perks and perils of being an underthinker

  • Is it normal to miss old friends this much or am I too emotionally attached?
    Family & Friends

    “Is it normal to miss old friends this much or am I too emotionally attached?”

  • Friendship soulmates are more than just friends, and this is why
    Fashion

    “My best friend and I are soulmates, and it has nothing to do with romance”

Latest Stories

Young worried woman looking out of the window
Family & Friends

What it’s like to be betrayed by your best friend

“It’s just scary to think you can have someone like that who’s close to you.”

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
Friendship ghosting: “I haven’t replied to my friends’ messages for over a year. Now I want to get back in touch”
Relationships

“I’ve ghosted my friends for over a year – now I want them back”

Looking to repair the digital rifts of the past year? Read this.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
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Entertainment

And Just Like That fans are asking this one big question about Carrie and Charlotte

The Sex And The City reboot is making us look at their friendship a little bit differently.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
friendship-envy-girl-squad
Relationships

Why do we get so jealous of other people’s friendship groups?

“I grew up watching Sex And The City and dreamt of having friendships where all the personalities fit together like a jigsaw, but it never happened for me”

Posted by
Alia Waheed
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Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published

“My best friend ghosted me, and 17 years later I’m still not sure why”

“I knew that they were still seeing each other and meeting up, just without me.”

And Just Like That: what the Sex And The City characters get right and so wrong about female friendship
Entertainment

And Just Like That’s biggest problem is its lack of boundaries

Can we really be too close to our friends? And Just Like That seems to prove so.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
How to make friends at the gym
Wellbeing

How to make new fitness friends at the gym (and keep them)

Go into 2022 with the confidence to meet new people.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Women at the pub
Relationships

“Being the social secretary in my friendship group is draining – it’s like a full time job”

The stress of taking on all the social admin for you and your friends is real, especially at this time of year.

Posted by
Kedean Smith
Published
when-to-break-up-with-friend
Family & Friends

This is when it’s time to break up with a friend (and what to do about it)

Managing our friendships is an important form of self-care.

Posted by
Alex Sims
Published
Friend detoxes: should you be decluttering the old friendships in your life?
Family & Friends

Want to ‘declutter’ your friendships? Here’s how to go about it

Would you brave a “friend cleanse”?

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
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Women

5 things I learned when I took my friendships offline

Instead of catching up over WhatsApp and FaceTime...

In partnership with
instax
Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published

Is a “commitment phobic” friend ruining your relationship? Here’s how to cope

Commiting isn’t just a problem in romantic relationships.

Illustration of two young happy cheerful women are sitting on the couch and laughing.
Relationships

These are the 3 types of friends we all need, according to a relationship expert

Having friends that serve different purposes is not only pretty common, it’s also OK.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
hard to say sorry
Life

“Saying sorry meant admitting I was a bad person”: why are we so terrible at apologising?

“You get told to say sorry all the time when you’re young, but you never actually get taught how to apologise.”

Posted by
Priyankaa Joshi
Published
Psychology: the rise of ‘trauma dumping’, and how to handle it when a friend overshares
Relationships

“Trauma dumping” is the toxic trend we need to watch out for in our friendships

“Your friends are not your therapist.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
The psychology of friendship: “I spent a week telling my friends I loved them and this is what they said back”
Family & Friends

“I spent a week telling my friends I loved them and here’s what they said back”

“Friendships can be as deep as being in love.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
bstract minimal portrait of two girls in earth's natural tones. Concept of sisterhood and females friendship. - stock vector
Relationships

Is your friendship “starving” to death? Here’s how to tell (and how to save it)

Yes, a good friendship often can survive long periods of inactivity – but it still needs nourishment from time to time.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
two female friends
Entertainment

This is how to reconnect with all the different women in your life

Time to give your social life some love…

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Disney's Frozen
Posted by
Morgan Cormack
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They talk about themselves but never ask how you are: how to deal with the ‘reply only’ friend

Are you always the first to message friends who never return the courtesy? We ask women to share their ‘reply only’ friend experiences and get expert advice.

How to deal with a friend breakup: should you ever go back to an ex-friend?
Relationships

Should you ever go back to an ex-friend?

“I broke up with my best friend and now I want her back.”

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published