MWF Seeking BFF

MWF Seeking BFF

My Yearlong Search for A New Best Friend

eBook - 2011
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When Rachel Bertsche first moves to Chicago, she's thrilled to finally share a zip code, let alone an apartment, with her boyfriend. But shortly after getting married, Bertsche realizes that her new life is missing one thing: friends. Sure, she has plenty of BFFs--in New York and San Francisco and Boston and Washington, D.C. Still, in her adopted hometown, there's no one to call at the last minute for girl talk over brunch or a reality-TV marathon over a bottle of wine. Taking matters into her own hands, Bertsche develops a plan: She'll go on fifty-two friend-dates, one per week for a year, in hopes of meeting her new Best Friend Forever.

In her thought-provoking, uproarious memoir, Bertsche blends the story of her girl-dates (whom she meets everywhere from improv class to friend rental websites) with the latest social research to examine how difficult--and hilariously awkward--it is to make new friends as an adult. In a time when women will happily announce they need a man but are embarrassed to admit they need a BFF, Bertsche uncovers the reality that no matter how great your love life is, you've gotta have friends.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books Trade Paperbacks, 2011
ISBN: 9780345524959
0345524950
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (284 p.)

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AL_KATI Jun 28, 2017

A pretty interesting memoir about what it takes to form new adult friendships. I feel you, girl. It's tough when people have their own lives and families or move away and you can't just sit down with all your girlfriends and hang out.

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vholda225
Mar 12, 2015

No wonder it took her so long to find a bff - she is so picky, sometimes mean. I got really tired of feeling like I was inside of her mind, listening to her every thought and stopped reading the book. I have a feeling that she writes how she speaks. Terrible book.

ChristchurchLib Oct 20, 2014

"A web producer at Oprah.com and former editor at O: The Oprah Magazine documents the year she spent looking for a new best friend after relocating to Chicago, a search marked by weekly girl-dates and her observations on current social research about the friend-making challenges faced by modern adults." Biography and Memoir October 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/8d1f47f6-565b-4d57-82a2-a66bcec5921f?postId=95983d81-355f-41e7-89e7-c9a18de04331

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