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iVillage: 15 Reasons You Need to Make More Time for Your Friends

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Your Significant Other Can’t Be Your Everything

Do you disappear from your own social circle when you’re dating somebody? Or, are you perpetually glued at the hip to your husband? Well, snap out of it! You need to make time to maintain relationships with your girlfriends because…well, who else are you going to talk to about your man? And, not to jinx you, but you might just need those friends should there be a breakup!

“No one person can be everything to another -- in fact, it can be smothering,” says Levine. “There are things you can talk about to your girlfriends that men would have a hard time relating to or understanding. Your boyfriend may not be willing to listen to you bemoan the way you look in your bathing suit or may not understand how hurt you felt when another friend snubbed you.”

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