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Wednesday 24 October 2012
Featured Opinion

if only i’d known: there’s an art to making friends

Maryam K

It’s a warm January in the early 90s. Every radio station in Sydney is playing ‘Ice Ice Baby’ while every child between the ages of four and 12 is watching Agro’s Cartoon Connection. Standing in front of the television I change out of my pyjamas and into my school uniform for the first time. I…
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Wednesday 6 July 2011
Books Featured

Lip Lit: Five Female Characters From Literature I Would Totally Hang Out With in Real Life.

Freya Dumas

Amy March from Little Women. So I know we’re all supposed to hate her for being a brat and stealing Laurie, but she’d be the best March sister to be friends with. Meg would be the friend who is always agonising about being single or is completely obsessed with her boyfriend. Beth would be sickly…
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Wednesday 9 March 2011

Friends and body image

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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I’ve spoken before about my influences, both positive and negative in regards to personal body image. I think I’ve mainly focused on my family for the positive and negative sides, but I haven’t talked much about friends and their influences on me. I was discussing this with someone on Twitter and it made me realise…
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Wednesday 1 December 2010
Culture Featured Opinion

love out loud: friends know something you don’t know

Dunja Kay

Contrary to popular opinion, psychologists are not supposed to give advice, but rather reflect back to clients what they are already thinking (etc etc, but this is not the time nor the place to detail various psychotherapies). As I am a student of psychology, I like to employ such strategies from time to time. As…
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Tuesday 28 September 2010
Culture Opinion

friends and what they’re good for

Emma Schenk
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Friends are great, if you want them. But to be honest, most of the time I don’t want to talk to someone for the sake of it. I don’t want to sit in a room full of people who mildly entertain me and smile my pretend smile, just to be normal. Of course, there are…
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