Sometimes your best friend is the easiest person to buy for, and sometimes they are the hardest. Being the one person you know better than almost anyone else can be a blessing and a curse. Read More Holiday Gift Guide: For Your Bestie (Lady Edition)
I knew about this wedding since last year, but because my luck with finding a romantic kind of date has had a 0% success rate, I had no doubt in my mind about who my plus one would be. I knew that it had to be my best friend. I asked her before the invites were sent out. I figured, it’s not my family, I don’t really know anyone, why not invite the person I’m most comfortable around?* Read More Rules for Being a Plus One (with Additional Commentary)
I met my best friend the first day of eighth grade. My family had moved a few months before, and I had to change schools. I was terrified. But in typing class, I met a girl who became one of the constants in my life for the next 20 years (which makes me feel a little old saying that). Read More Lunchtime Poll: Besties
Like many of you, I’m pretty excited about Mindy Kaling’s new book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? Last week I read an excerpt that included her “Best Friend Rights and Responsibilities,” all of which are very reasonable, I suppose, if you have that kind of relationship with someone. Read More F#!@ing Female Friendships, How Do They Work?