Friendship

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Birthday balloons

How to celebrate a birthday while coronavirus restrictions are in place

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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    Celebrity

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    Celebrity

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    Life

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

Latest Stories

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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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”

Posted by
Natalie Cornish
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Kayleigh Dray
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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...

How to get comfortable with the ‘awkward silence’
Life

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.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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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
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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
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Lauren Geall
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Why it’s OK to tell your friends you need space – even during lockdown

Because we all need a break sometimes.

Life

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.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
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
Published
Life

20 signs that your sister is your best friend

Because a) it’s National Siblings Day, and b) sisters are literally the best, you guys…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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A woman on FaceTime or Zoom
Life

Thought lockdown had ended the age of FOMO? Think again

Our obsession with Zoom may be to blame...

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Being single during quarantine.
Opinion

Single in quarantine: “I can’t remember the last time I hugged somebody”

One writer shares the realities of being single during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Life after coronavirus lockdown
Life

18 things we’re all going to do when coronavirus lockdown is over

Someone asked people on Reddit what they’re going to do when the Covid-19 pandemic is over, and their answers were so beautiful.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Alicia Lutes
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5 ways to talk about anything other than coronavirus

Suggestions for maintaining vital contact without focusing on the C-word.

Coronavirus in the UK: “Covid-19 meant my friend had to leave the country without a goodbye”
Life

“Coronavirus meant my friend had to leave the UK without a goodbye”

If Covid-19 teaches us anything, let it be to this: make time for the people you love whenever you can, and appreciate the hell out of them always.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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