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This Is What Being Abandoned By Your Best Friend Truly Feels Like

It is not new to me, it happened twice already. I mean having a friend that you almost treasured as a family will leave you unintentionally. 491 more words

Falafel in the time of Trump

The other day my co-worker Layla (name changed to protect her privacy), gifted me some homemade falafel mix. If you’ve ever made falafel from scratch, you know this is quite a present. 586 more words


Just Between Us: Book Review

‘It is difficult to write about fractured friendships with other women, not simply because of the personal, painful loss, but because the subject of women’s friendship is so ideologically charged.’  Liz Byrski.

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Rules for Female Friendships

Roxane Gay, writer and feminist hero, shared this great list on Women’s News a few years ago. Have you read it? It outlines the rules for female friendships and offers a healthy dose of reality for those folks who believe, for whatever reason, that lady-friends need to be competitive and catty. 341 more words


Roundtable #3: Female Friendships

Hi everyone! Welcome to our third roundtable! Today we’re discussing female friendships, with an emphasis on what makes them compelling in fiction and media, why we write them, and how to write them well. 2,690 more words


Those Boys Ain't Worth Your Time

Five years ago when I was a senior in high school I started occasionally hanging out with a group of guys who went to the other high school in my town, a boys Catholic prep school. 598 more words

Loving My [Black] Friendships

The importance of relationships in the black community is sometimes not expressed enough. We are always at odds with the systems of society that we often create wars in our circles. 50 more words