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  1. living with money
    I’m Cheap But I’m Still Fun and Have Friends!I swear!
  2. friends forever
    25 Friendship Quotes to Share With a Best FriendFrom the likes of Beyoncé, Zadie Smith, and more.
  3. strong dumb take
    Grand Dividing Theory of Female DoritosThere are two types of women: Nacho Cheese and Cool Ranch.
  4. science of us
    How to Hold a Better GrudgeIs it ever okay to hold onto your anger?
  5. ask polly
    ‘My Ex-Best Friend Is Talking Trash About Me to Other People!’It’s understandable to want to know what others think of you, but at some point you have to recognize that you’re gathering information you can’t use.
  6. science of us
    When Your Sense of Self Includes Your Best FriendA new study on the challenge of knowing where one of you ends and the other begins.
  7. science of us
    What to Do When You Can’t Stand Your Friend’s Significant OtherAdvice for when someone you love now comes as a package deal with someone you really, really don’t.
  8. it’s complicated
    Befriending the Woman Who Catfished Me“Ryan,” who I had met online and grown close with, didn’t exist. But still, I couldn’t cut the relationship out of my life.
  9. ask polly
    Ask Polly: I’m Having a Hard Time Making Friends at My Fancy UniversityBlack-and-white thinking makes this situation worse.
  10. journeys
    The Truly Magical Thing About Magic Mike Live in Las VegasIt’s not the abs. It’s the friendship.
  11. ask polly
    Ask Polly: I Love My Friends, But I Hate Making Plans to See Them!You’re not just trying to escape the plans.
  12. science of us
    How to Actually Have Fun at Your College ReunionA skeptic’s guide.
  13. it’s complicated
    The Dating App That Put My Friends in Charge of My Love LifeMaybe they’d have better judgment than I did.
  14. some thoughts
    Chelsea Clinton Doesn’t Think Ivanka Trump Deserves Any Sympathy“She’s an adult. She can make the choices for herself.”
  15. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘Should I Dump My Toxic Friend?’It’s crucial to learn how to tell people what you will and won’t do for them.
  16. science of us
    The Strict, Subtle Rules of a Hey Ladies! EmailAnalyzing the unspoken subtext of the bridal party group email.
  17. science of us
    What Happened When I Took a Year Off From Having a Personal LifeNo dates, no plans, almost no texts.
  18. science of us
    I Joined a Procrastination Support Group and It Changed My LifeThe behavioral techniques were helpful, but it was the support network that pushed me to finally get things done.
  19. friendship
    Trump Attempts to Bond Over Shared InterestsHe’s really putting himself out there.
  20. friendship
    Kim Kardashian West and Chrissy Teigen Roasted Kanye for His Twitter PresenceRelatable relationship content.
  21. science of us
    A Guide to Non-Awkwardly Dealing With Money Differences Between FriendsThe advice is the same regardless of what your finances look like.
  22. science of us
    A Psychological Explanation for Why So Many People Love KaraokeIt taps into one of our most basic human needs.
  23. beauty
    The Powerful Intimacy of Talking About Your Skin OnlineWhen skin-care groups on Reddit, Slack, and Facebook lead to IRL friendships.
  24. science of us
    This Is How Many Hours It Takes to Turn an Acquaintance Into a FriendA new study on when you can move past the small talk and get to the good part.
  25. self reflection
    5 Writers Answer: Do You Feel Like You Look Like Yourself?Five writers answer the prompt.
  26. science of us
    Why Was I So Embarrassed to Use Dating Apps to Make New Friends?I missed having people to hang out with, but swiping and arranging blind friend-dates made me feel like I had some kind of deficiency.
  27. i like this bitch’s life
    I Wish I Were Martha Stewart’s Best FriendWe need to talk about Kevin.
  28. kaylor forever?
    Karlie Kloss on Taylor Swift Breakup Rumors: ‘Don’t Believe Everything You Read’Hmm.
  29. oscars 2018
    Greta Gerwig’s Friends Dressed Like Oscars BridesmaidsThey wore matching outfits to an Oscars party.
  30. science of us
    How to Tell If You’re Being a Neglectful FriendOr if your friend is being too demanding of your time.
  31. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Loves Me But Hates My Co-worker’She may have a good reason.
  32. good/better/best
    How to Be Excellent (or at Least Pretty Good) at Canceling PlansMaster the art of the last-minute bail without making your friends hate you.
  33. love hurts
    How Friends Can Help You Deal With a BreakupHere’s how to ask for help without pushing them away.
  34. how does that make you feel
    I’m a Therapist, But I’m Not Your TherapistIt’s tricky when your job means your friends want you to solve all their problems.
  35. science of us
    It’s Cuffing Season for Friendship, TooWhy brave the cold to go out and meet new people when you can stay in with the ones you already know?
  36. my two cents
    I Can’t Afford to Keep Up With My FriendsDon’t feel bad about saying no.
  37. friendship
    Gal Pals Melania Trump and Karen Pence Grab Burgers Together in TexasThe pair bought Whataburger after meeting with Hurricane Harvey’s first responders.
  38. science of us
    Everyone Is Worried That Everyone Else’s Social Lives Are More ExcitingIt’s not just you.
  39. it’s complicated
    My Life As a Perpetual 7th Wheel to All My Couple FriendsIt’s lonely realizing that they don’t know how to relate to my singleness.
  40. science of us
    Why Canceling Plans Is So SatisfyingA bad habit that feels so good.
  41. science of us
    How to Take a Friendship Break That Doesn’t Turn Into a Breakup“Hey, I want less of you in my life right now” is a conversation that can easily head south.
  42. science of us
    The Enduring Influence of Your Middle-School Best FriendA slew of recent books focus on a woman’s lifelong link to her first real friend.
  43. what your therapist really thinks
    ‘I Feel Bad Because My Friends Aren’t Attractive!’It’s hard to have a friendship in which one person feels superior.
  44. ask polly
    Ask Polly: ‘I Can’t Deal With My Friends’ Drama Any More!’Learn to say no.
  45. science of us
    Why Having a Best Friend Is Good for Your HealthPlenty of studies link social support with increased well-being, but some relationships make more of a difference than others.
  46. it’s complicated
    How to Get Through a Breakup Without Losing FriendsThe sweet spot between pushing people away and demanding too much of them.
  47. interview
    Does Anyone Know You Better Than Your Childhood Best Friend?Talking with author Christopher Bollen about his new novel The Destroyers, a resonant tale of friendship in the guise of a slick mystery thriller.
  48. science of us
    The Things You Learn About Your Friends When You Need a New LiverI was surprised by who volunteered to be a donor — and who didn’t.
  49. advice
    What Your Therapist Really Thinks: ‘My Friend Says I Stole Her Ideas’This week’s column from Your Therapist.
  50. advice
    Ask Polly: My Boyfriend Has ALS, and My Friends Are Making Things WorseRemember, death is always on the way.
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