Girl Talk: a new study from SIRC

Social Issues Research Centre

How much effort do you put into your friendships?

Girl Talk: The new rules of female friendship and communication is a new report from the Social Issues Research Centre in Oxford that looks at female friendship and communication.

The new rules of female friendship and communication. For women friends play many roles, helping them to define themselves at particular stages in their lives. Women aged between 25-35 in particular value their friendships a great deal – investing time, commitment and emotion in them and expecting the same in return.

The full text of the report is available as a PDF download.

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