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The dinner party is no longer serving its purpose
Opinion
Friendship

The dinner party is no longer serving its purpose

The last dinner party I attended, the hostess barricaded herself in the kitchen when the slow-cooked Greek lamb went awry.

  • by Penny Flanagan

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Why it's time we make more time for our friendships
Friendship

Why it's time we make more time for our friendships

We all assume friendships can wait – to our detriment, says Jacinta Tynan.

  • by Jacinta Tynan
Friends for life: Australia's first female AFL writers
Two of Us

Friends for life: Australia's first female AFL writers

Corrie Perkin and Caroline Wilson were the first two women to cover AFL full-time. Over the past 40 years they’ve seen one another through good times and bad.

  • by Konrad Marshall
It is possible to rebuild a smashed friendship, I know because I did

It is possible to rebuild a smashed friendship, I know because I did

'It ate at me, the loss of her. I felt it like a ghost limb.'

  • by Penny Flanagan
What to do if someone tells you they're 'not okay'
Friendship

What to do if someone tells you they're 'not okay'

Should you tell someone else?

  • by Jill Newby & Chien Hoong Gooi
How to go on holiday with your best friend
Holidays

How to go on holiday with your best friend

A trip for the bucket list.

  • by Kerri Sackville
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This TEDx speaker says dine with a stranger... and change the world
Immigration

This TEDx speaker says dine with a stranger... and change the world

Penny Elsley is set to speak at TEDx Canberra about human disconnection being the root of all social problems and where the Welcome Dinner Project comes in.

  • by Serena Coady
The economic forces tearing apart communities and friendships
Opinion
Opinion

The economic forces tearing apart communities and friendships

Once we get beyond our 20s, maintaining friendships becomes harder - just when you actually need them more than ever.

  • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons
Why you can stop overthinking that text
Mental health

Why you can stop overthinking that text

The latest research suggests we think more than we act, and it's letting everyone down.

  • by Kylie Orr
Why do so many friendships dissolve as we age?
Friendship

Why do so many friendships dissolve as we age?

Why do we tend to shed even our closest mates over time? Armed with a list of those he's lost, Frank Robson puts his own motives and emotions under scrutiny.

  • by Frank Robson
More Australians are asking each other this important question
Wellbeing

More Australians are asking each other this important question

Ten years on, more Australians are ready to ask: 'Are you okay?'

  • by Mary Ward