Friendship

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    Relationships

    8 tips for making new friends when you’re an adult

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    Wellbeing

    The real influence of your friends and partner on your fitness routine

Latest Stories

Why we need mental health first aiders in the workplace
Mental Health

This is what getting a hug does to your brain

Even a 10-second squeeze can improve your health, so we're happy to be able to hug again from Monday 17 May.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Two friends discussing sex over coffee
Relationships

How to chat to your friends about sex (without feeling uncomfortable)

From masturbation to orgasms to kinks, this is your guide to opening up about sex with your closest friends.

Posted by
Alice Porter
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woman-at-window-in-sunlight-putting-herself-first
Relationships

How to put yourself first, and stop saying “yes” to things you don’t want to do

A therapist guides us through how you can curb your people pleasing habit.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Family & Friends

Tried-and-tested methods for building a friendship that lasts the test of time

Here's how to make sure your friendships are foolproof.

Posted by
Charley Ross
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Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Feeling overwhelmed by friends relying on you for support right now? Try this

Establishing boundaries is crucial during this strange time.

wine
Health

How did we let wine become the third wheel in our friendships?

Is wine the glue holding female friendships together or is that a falsehood popular culture is selling us?

Posted by
Millie Gooch
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Young woman with braids in tie dye jumper
Relationships

Bullied by a friend: are you in a toxic friendship?

Sometimes we accept emotional abuse from a friend in a way we never would a romantic partner. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.

Posted by
Scarlett V Clark
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Group of female friends
Family & Friends

We need to talk about the unexpected pressure furlough is putting on friendship

“I can’t wait to get back to the normal rhythms of communication with friends”

Posted by
Megan Murray
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A couple living together for the first time
Relationships

The messy reality of moving in with your partner for the first time

Happy ever after? Stylist readers lift the lid on what it's *really* like to live together for the first time.

Posted by
Charley Ross
Published
Books

Stylist magazine: books published by Stylist magazine

Life lessons shared by remarkable women on love, loss, friends and more.

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Stylist Team
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A crowd of men and women
Family & Friends

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

Do you find yourself comparing your friendships to those you see on social media? You’re not alone.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Why your motivation to socialise is at an all-time low right now

Are you dreading another Zoom call? Read this.

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
Published
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
Home

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
Published
Women together at work
Careers

Oversharing at work: how much personal stuff should you talk about with your boss?

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

Posted by
Anna Brech
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Hollie Richardson
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“Why am I overthinking every little worry right now?”

An expert explains what's going on.

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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