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On the last episode of “Basketball Wives LA,” Draya was still offended that Brandi said they were “friendly but not friends.” But is that not an accurate status for two women who are just getting to know one another?
It’s clear some people have a hard time differentiating between what makes someone friendly, but not friends, so here are some things a real friend would never do.
Cause Friction Between You and Your Husband
When NeNe called her friend Cynthia’s husband a “bish”, we had a feeling that that friendship was over.
Friends don’t put friends in a position to choose between their mate and their friendship.
When you’re going through a breakup, you want comfort wherever you can find it. But some comfort comes at a price. Here are seven people to stay away from during a breakup.
Have you ever noticed that the moment you end things with a guy, your friends come out of the woodworks with lists of complaints about him? Wondering why they didn’t they speak up sooner? Here are 14 things your friends only tell you about your guy after it’s over.
Have you ever been sitting at a dinner table full of happy couples, looked around and wondered, “What am I doing wrong???” Or maybe you just don’t understand how your totally crazy friend has been in a happy relationship for three years, when you’re—let’s be honest—way saner than she is. Sane or not, here are some things that friend of yours was probably doing right when she was single.
From Hello Beautiful
Growing up, the only thing that could separate me and my best friends Alexis and Shavon from hanging out was being put on punishment by our mothers. Aside from that, all three of us were tied at the hip, oftentimes walking home from school and then getting on the phone later that night to discuss how fineStephán Urkél was or was going on between Dawson and Joey on the latest episode of “Dawson’s Creek.”
Things began to change when boys started getting our attention, but nonetheless, we made adjustments as girls and still maintained our relationship. In some cases, we became closer than ever when we learned those hard lessons only young love can teach you. But somewhere after college and the introduction to the real world, I realized having adult relationships would prove to be as daunting as a full-time job.
For the record, as a woman, having a solid core of female friends is not only important, it’s a lifeline. My friends provide different perspectives and oftentimes hard truths that I need to hear. However, with an aggressive work week that far exceeds 40 hours, coupled with an unrelenting fire and ambition that equates to long hours on the computer far past 5pm, sometimes picking up the phone to say ‘hey girl,’ is exhausting.
I know that sounds selfish at best, and lazy at worst, but it’s honest. It does not mean I love my girls any less. I have very few friends that understand that I can indeed love them from a distance, as well as love them sporadically, without becoming offended. These 20s that I am living in are the most detrimental years to my life and my career.
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