Friendship

September 15, 2017

Modern Love: My Platonic Romance on the Psych Ward

Modern Love By JEANNIE VANASCO Anita and I met five years ago as roommates at a hospital just outside of New York City. According to the […]
April 7, 2017

Modern Love: From Best Man to Puzzled Woman

Modern Love By JENNIFER FINNEY BOYLAN We took a break after the first set. My friend Laura, the lead singer, and I approached the bar. I […]
October 27, 2016

Social Q’s: Do I Fight for Child Visitation, or Pick a Job Transfer?

Social Q’s By PHILIP GALANES My wife and I divorced last year. It wasn’t great, but it wasn’t “The War of the Roses,” either. The court […]
October 22, 2016

Debate-Watching With Hillary Clinton’s BFFs

CHICAGO — Donald J. Trump had just called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman,” and Mrs. Clinton’s childhood girlfriends started laughing. “I’m so glad he said that,” […]
October 15, 2016

Cultural Studies: The Art of Making (and Not Making) Plans

Adult life is full of commitments: bills to pay, family to see and a job you probably have to show up for. But in a world […]
October 5, 2016

Cultural Studies: The Rise of the ‘Bromosexual’ Friendship

A recent ad for the Bravo TV show “Shahs of Sunset” finds two of its male stars lazing on lounge chairs at the beach. Amid a […]