friendship

WorkWives & Ladyfriends: A SMNTY live celebration

Taped lived from, SXSW, we're doing a deep dive on the importance of the work wife and the ins and outs of lady-friendships.

The future of SMNTY

On E's' last official SMNTY episode, we look back on what a wild ride it's been.

The Gay Best Friend

Pop culture tells us gay men and straight women make the best of friends, but why? Cristen and Caroline dissect the sociology, culture and evolutionary psychology of these relationships to figure out whether these presumed besties are a product of nature or nurture.

Shine Theory

According to Shine Theory, powerful women make the best friends. But does success in life and career get in the way of healthy female friendships? Cristen and Caroline take a closer look at success, jealousy and competition among ladypals.

The Science of BFFs

What's the scientific function of best friendship? Cristen and Caroline put besties and bromances under the microscope to discover the pros and cons of how these influential relationships shape our lives.

Bros Cuddling Bros

The Friendzone

What is the "friendzone" and where did the term come from? How does getting in - and out - of the friendzone work? Can friendships survive the friendzone? (Studies say maybe.) Tune in to learn more.

After a romance fail, should you stay friends with an ex? Studies show that most people attempt post-romantic friendships -- but how does it work out? Join Caroline and Cristen as they explore some guidelines for pursuing friendships with exes.

Are there gender differences in friendship patterns? Join Caroline and Cristen as they explore famous bromances throughout history, as well as challenges to making man friends. Tune in to learn more about bromances.

In this episode, Cristen and Caroline explore the etymology of the term "frenemy," the psychology of female friendships and women's evolutionary tendencies toward cultivating friendships. Tune in to learn more.