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March 15, 2016

If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends

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My friends at Plenty are talking about friendship throughout March, and I was pleased to contribute an essay I wrote about my nearly 25-year-old relationship with my best friends, Britt and Jennie (pictured above in Grade 10 French class, I think). I wrote about how with friendships that old, you eventually have a million things to apologize for, and also about how the Spice Girls taught us how a person should be, how our boyfriends were quite disposable, and how (in a numerical feat as remarkable as “2 Become 1”) 3 becomes 12.

Read the whole thing here.

2 thoughts on “If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends”

  1. Beth Kaplan says:

    Kerry, what a gorgeous essay. If it’s okay with you, I’ll put a link to it on my blog. It’s vital, honest, hilarious, moving, everything a personal essay should be, and it sounds just like you. The picture at the end seals the deal.

    1. Kerry says:

      Of course! Thank you, Beth!

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