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Dear Bestie

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Dear Bestie

A society podcast from Mia & Jules


Nice to meet you, old friend! We’re Julia and Mia, the hosts of the Dear Bestie podcast. Each week, we explore the science, sociology and history of friendship. Why? We believe that friendship is the cornerstone of society. It makes like richer, happier and healthier.

Along the way, we’ll read your letters and answer questions like: How can I make friends in a new city? How do I back away from a relationship without doing damage? What makes a good friend, and how do I know if I am one?

You’ll also hear stories from listeners like you. So tune in. We’re glad you’re here. Support this podcast:

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