“I Will Be Pissed If You Get Married Before I Do”

Female Friendships and the Race to the Altar

I had moved to a new city. I was unemployed, divorced, and so depressed. I had just moved in which a childhood friend and was trying to scour the scraps of my life, to see what was worth salvaging.

It was a really tough time and I was so grateful to be living with someone who I…