Friendships

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Best friendship bracelets 2022: they've had an chic makeover

Friendship bracelets aren’t going anywhere for summer 2022 – these are our favourites

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Naomi May
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    Mental Health

    It’s time to say no: why being a people pleaser could be affecting you and your relationships

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    Fashion

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

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Life

How to tell your friends that you’re anxious about socialising right now

It’s OK to set boundaries.

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Lauren Geall
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Relationships

Hate arguing with friends? 6 techniques to successfully deal with conflict

These are the best ways to deal with conflict within friendships.

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Alice Porter
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5 women describe their bittersweet post-lockdown reunions with their friends
Relationships

Friends reunited: 6 women describe their bittersweet post-lockdown reunions

The lifting of certain restrictions means that gal pals can reunite.

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Charley Ross
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Relationships

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

It doesn't involve friendship dating apps.

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Alice Porter
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Anita Ghosh
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When you’re dating someone, do you have to be friends with their friends too?

We place huge value on being liked by our loved one's mates, but is it really that important to be in with your SO's friends?

What is WhatsApp doing to our friendships in lockdown?
Opinion

What is WhatsApp doing to our friendships in lockdown?

A lot of us are scared to blue tick are friends, but is being present online all the time healthy?

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Hajar J. Woodland
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Life

“Why is meeting up with friends so exhausting right now?”

As restrictions ease and our social lives get back into full swing, we’re realising our ‘new normal’ is more exhausting than expected.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

“Why I’m absolutely not celebrating Galentine’s Day this year”

“If there's anything that doesn’t need a special day to commemorate it, surely it’s female friendship?”

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Poorna Bell
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Long Reads

“Last Valentine’s Day I was dumped. This February I’ll be celebrating a year of self-love”

Following a disastrous breakup, one woman set out to be relationship-free for a year.

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Megan Murray
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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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Long Reads

This is why it’s harder than ever to forget about an ex

Struggling to get over an ex? A psychologist shares her advice.

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Alexandra Jones
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Why quality, not quantity, is the key to good friendships as you get older

A new study has revealed why investing in your strongest relationships pays off over time.

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Life

The real reason you’re obsessed with decluttering, according to an expert

And how it can impact your friendships...

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Friendly Cities UK: Plymouth
Life

These are the top 10 friendliest places to live in the UK

And London is nowhere to be seen...

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Life

Jodie Comer’s proud message to best friend Katarina Johnson-Thompson is friendship goals

They have known each other since school.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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People

Halsey explains why her attitude to female friendships has changed

She has also talked about the "feminine rage" behind her new single.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Life

This is how much true friendship really costs us

More friends, more money

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Life

What’s behind the rise in workplace loneliness?

Increasing numbers of UK employees feel lonely in their job. But why do we care when we’re there to work?

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Alexandra Jones
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Emma Ledger
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Are friendship apps really the cure to modern-day loneliness?

You could find your platonic soulmate.

Life

You and your BFF share the same brain patterns, according to science

Now it all makes perfect sense.

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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