friendship

News

Instagram is making you a better friend IRL

Considered the killer of face-to-face interaction, it turns out that IG is actually widening our friend groups in the real world too.
Douglas Greenwood
12.19.19
Opinion

Is this tweet about emotional labour sociopathic or just self-care?

It raises the question about when to prioritise yourself over your other people’s emotional needs.
Alim Kheraj
11.20.19
Opinion

not having a best friend might actually be better for your mental health

A recent study found that 30% of millennials don't have a best friend. But maybe we're all happier without one?
Douglas Greenwood
8.8.19
Culture

25% of millennials don't have a single friend

New research suggests millennials are the loneliest generation.
Roisin Lanigan
8.5.19
Culture

why is it still taboo for men to hold hands?

While male friends holding hands is stigmatised in the UK, in India it’s normal. Photographer Vincent Dolman captured men of every age on the streets of India, holding hands. It’s pretty sweet.
Georgie Wright
8.3.18
News

selena gomez reveals her best friend gave her a kidney this summer

Fans had wondered why she was keeping a low-profile after releasing new music.
Roisin Lanigan
9.14.17
Girl's guide

how to make sure you're taking care of your friendships

Make the most of your BFFs while the world burns around us.
Bertie Brandes
9.13.17
relationships

what they don't tell you about being a woman

You can have your cake and drench it in alcohol too. It's called tiramisu.
Georgie Wright
3.21.17
News

study says we start losing friends after 25

A team of researchers have identified the exact age at which we start losing touch with people — and why doing so isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Hannah Ongley
5.24.16
mental health

​how to allow your friendships to help you manage depression and anxiety

There are friends who exist in your life solely as disembodied, Snapchat filtered heads, and those who will help you through crisis after crisis.
Nathalie Olah
5.20.16
Culture

the irl revolution: how friendship is moving offline

As Facebook fatigue sets in, we examine the ways in which millennials and Generation Z are finding fun offline, from co-living communes to phone bans.
Jane Helpern
11.24.15
taylor swift

taylor swift and the digitisation of female friendship

Social media is affecting the way we understand our best female friends.
Mallory Rice
4.24.15
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