“Our boyfriends, our significant others, and our husbands are supposed to be No. 1. Our worlds are backward.”
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Loneliness is everywhere—so how can we get better at making new friends? The answer: vulnerability, trust and time.
The TV show sold us an idealized vision of these relationships. For young adults, the real thing is far harder to find.
Why do couple friends seem so imperative to our romantic lives? Why are some better than others? And how do we make new ones?
When we’re young, our social standing often serves as an analog for our mushy, unformed identities. In the most superficial sense, we are who we’re friends with.
Contrary to what pop culture would have us believe, most interracial friendships aren’t actually rooted in deep conversations around racial difference.
Friends should be more than people who we use to improve ourselves.
The best advice for finding your people, staying close, and getting through the hard parts.