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A Lot of Friendships Won’t Survive This

The pandemic is exposing cracks in relationships that may have been there all along

Two young women with protective masks hanging out in the park with a dog during the coronavirus outbreak.

Lately, my social media feed has been full of surprises: a childhood friend, one I’d long considered a kindred spirit, sharing a pandemic conspiracy theory on Facebook. A mom I used to regularly run into at the playground, posting photos of her mask-free…



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Ashley Abramson

Writer-mom hybrid. Health & psychology stories in NYT, WaPo, Allure, Real Simple, & more.