Friendship

  • mental-health
    Long Reads

    “A friend told me I was ‘draining’ when struggling with my mental health”

  • one-sided-friendship
    Life

    7 warning signs that you’re in a one-sided friendship

  • Couple privilege
    Long Reads

    “Why does couple privilege punish me for being single?”

Latest Stories

Three women laughing together
Life

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

Brighten someone's day with one (or more) of these meaningful statements.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

Why is it so hard to maintain friendships as we get older?

Our social circles shrink at the age of 25. But why does this happen, and what can we do about it?

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Amber Bryce
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Monica and Rachel from Friends
Life

Looking to make some new friends in 2020? This is how long it really takes

Want to make a new friend? Get ready to put in some serious work.

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Susan Devaney
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Travel

The mental health benefits of travelling the world alone

Building resilience from the outside in

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Anna Brech
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Natalie Cornish
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What a major breakup in my 30s taught me about female friendship

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

childfree women
Long Reads

“I’m not having children, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a family”

The proportion of childfree women in the UK has doubled in a decade. Isn’t it about time we redefined what we mean by family?

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Kiran Sidhu
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Long Reads

10 women on the unique joy of having friends of different ages

“She’s taught me not to rush life and just tick the boxes, but to enjoy it and savour the moment I’m in.”

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Joanna Kyte
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Life

1 in 3 people ‘cut’ their friends from their life for this reason

It’s time to talk about the Friendship Wealth Gap.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Eva Longoria and Victoria Beckham
People

Eva Longoria and Victoria Beckham are all our Christmas friendship goals

The long-time friends pay tribute to their connection in a series of touching posts on Instagram.

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Anna Brech
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Dog walkers can find friendship and solidarity in each other.
Long Reads

“How dog walking led me to make friends“

Getting a dog led Rachel Charlton-Dailey to get to know her neighbours.

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Rachel Charlton-Dailey
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Lily Allen
Life

These are the tell-tale signs that your friend is a psychopath

Psychopaths are surprisingly more common than you think.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Stylist Team
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52 of the most iconic female friendships in movies of all time

It's time for a movie night with the best girls on film.

train home christmas
Long Reads

“An ode to the friends I made on the train home for Christmas”

“Ten years on and we’re still exchanging birthday wishes.”

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Natalie Cornish
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meet new friends
Long Reads

A love letter to all the incredible women we meet in club bathrooms

Three cheers to the unique and unwavering power of female friendship.

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Emily Clarkson
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politics dividing friendships
Life

General election 2019: Are politics dividing your relationships?

Politics can be divisive. Here’s how to protect what matters away from the polling station.

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Stylist
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Is cuffing season a thing?
Opinion

“It’s winter and I’m single – where did all my coupled-up friends go?”

The effects of so-called “cuffing season” are real.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

“Are you in the right headspace to receive information that could possibly hurt you?”

How would you respond to this text message?

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Jessica Rapana
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People

Vicky McClure on the mental health benefits of authentic friendships

“Find people that are not in competition with you, they’re not trying to bring you down,” she says.

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Megan Murray
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Millie Milliken
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Living with body dysmorphia: “I don't see myself the way others do”

Like Billie Eilish, writer Millie Milliken has been diagnosed with Body Dysmorphic Disorder. She shares her story with Stylist.

Halloween 2019 group costumes: friends dressed up as different characters played by Tom Hanks.
Life

These 7 friends dress up as different versions of the same actor every Halloween

They’ve done it for seven years in a row – and the internet is obsessed with their genius group Halloween costumes.

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Lauren Geall
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