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The Social Sex

A History of Female Friendship

by Theresa Donovan Brown and Marilyn Yalom

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The Social Sex
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A History of Female Friendship
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Theresa Donovan Brown and Marilyn Yalom

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Female friendships are the subject of song and story today, but that wasn't the case — The Social Sex traces the evolution of female friendship, all the way back to the era when conventional wisdom held that women were incapable of forming friendships.