A Girl's Guide to Being Friends With Girls











(This column originally appeared on Buzznet.com on December 14, 2011.  It has been reposted here with some changes.)

Outwardly, this week’s column is about a sentiment I’ve heard expressed several times, most recently by Kelly Osbourne.

“I still find it tough to be around girls because I always say the wrong thing. If a friend asks me if I look fat in something, I’ll be honest and say “Yeah” when she does.”

So, yes.  On the outside, this column is about shopping.  But it’s also about something much bigger, it’s about communication with our friends and how we use language…and why that’s important to pay attention to in a conversation.

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