Gretel Killeen turns to Marie Kondo to answer the question “Do your friends ‘spark joy’ or is it time to sort and chuck ’em?”
To do it you simply write their name on a piece of paper and pop it in the freezer. It sounds ridiculous, but I don’t care.
Jeff Reese shares the story of how his friend Brandon Carlisle and their mutual passion for fly-fishing changed his life, and also sheds light on a special program called Project Healing Waters.
Growing up is hard. If you’re reminiscing over the past of late and finding it tricky to be an adult, well, fortunately Reddit can provide some assistance.
As it turns out, according to science, the most anti-social of us are in fact the most ready for adulthood. Take that, outside people.
The cruel new world of the past twelve months has loosened the tongues of my circle, which is confronting, and raises the question, can you be friends with a racist?
Science has finally charted awkwardness. They’ve asked people where they’d rather not be touched, and by whom. Uncles, look away now.
Friends come and go. But for one writer, to see his ex-bestie degenerate into a passing nod was too much to bear – Pendlebury Wicks
Maciej Radny wants us to tear down the term “friendzone,” claiming that it only serves to provide refuge to the bitterly naive.
A quiet nautical bite turned litigious for one shipwreck victim, who miraculously returned home to find a court summons waiting for him.
As her favourite radio host is now on holidays, Ingeborg van Teeseling explains the unique and strangely real relationships we form with our chosen media figureheads.
Persephone Fraser knows that with those grand journeys we plan, it’s often the environment we leave that we seek the most.
Long Reads this week tackles the sexualised advertising of American Apparel, love and gender fluidity, and a unique friendship.
A TBS reader explains why he’s decided to give his friends a very special birthday gift: Deletion from Facebook.
TBS Agony Aunt, Aunty Ashleigh, offers J some maternal wisdom on men, women and friendship…if only men, and sometimes women, could just resist some of their…ahem…urges..
Forced to navigate between his own beliefs and the aspirations of one of his besties wanting to become an MP, Toby Francis is no longer a ‘PUP’ when it comes to the vagaries of friendship…
Dylan Goodluck discovered that living with a heroin addict is not all it’s ‘crack’-ed up to be…