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The 3 Reasons Friendships End

With many relationships, the reasons they end are clear.

Two people who are dating realize they’re not compatible in some way and don’t have a future together.

A married couple decides they can’t stand living with each other anymore.

Business partners split to pursue divergent goals.

A boss fires an employee for stealing from the company; or an employee quits when his boss doesn’t give him a desired promotion.

Why a friendship ends isn’t always so obvious, however, nor is how one ends; while with the above relationships, there’s an explicit moment, a concrete event that terminates the bond — a DTR, a divorce, the revising of a contract, etc. — with friendship, no such sanctioned ritual exists. 

Why a friendship dissolved, and whether or not it is or isn’t still extant, can thus remain something of a mystery. 

To unravel this mystery, and help all of us better understand the dynamics behind the unique, too-little-considered relationship of friendship, I spoke with Bill Rawlins, a professor of communication at Ohio University who has spent his career studying the subject. (If you haven’t already, I highly recommend you listen to the podcast I did with him about friendship. It’s one of my favorites.)

The Ambiguity of Friendship

To understand why friendships rarely have a clear, explicit ending, you first have to understand the distinctive nature of friendship.

“Friendship is not sanctioned in the same way as other relationships are. Friendships rest on a kind of mutual covenant, but it’s many times not explicitly stated,” Bill told me.  

Marriages and business partnerships have explicit covenants. All the parties know when the relationship has officially started and the terms of the relationship. Because they have explicit beginnings, they also have explicit endings. 

Not so with friendships. 

You usually don’t tell people, “Hey, we’re officially friends now, and this is what I expect of you, and this is what you can expect of me.” Instead, friendships slowly grow into existence through regular contact between two people who have mutual regard for each other. At some point, there’s a joint (but unspoken) understanding that you’re friends. 

Without a definite idea of what the obligations of a friendship are, and thus if they are or aren’t being fulfilled, it’s hard to know if a friendship should be ended, or has ended. Thus friendships fade into existence and then often fade out of existence. 

If you dig into this ambiguity further, however, you’ll find there are typically three reasons why — even if you’re not 100% sure you and someone else aren’t friends anymore — that your relationship has definitively eroded.

The 3 Reasons Friendships End Loss of Commonalities

What makes friendship so unique as a relationship is that friends freely choose each other, based on nothing other than mutual interests, admiration, and affection. The relationship isn’t entered into for financial gain, as in business partnerships; isn’t bound by blood, as in familial ties; and isn’t propelled by sexual attraction, as in romantic relationships. As Rawlins explained on the podcast, people don’t become friends with someone for “categorical reasons,” but simply “because of the person that they are.”

As Rawlins also importantly observes, “friendships are always about something.” Friends share interests, experiences, and/or sets of values that create a sense of commonality and equality that is fundamental to friendship.

Regarding the above, friendships can be broken down into two categories based on how deep the thing that a friendship is about runs.

The first category of friendship might be labeled “circumstantial.” These are not friendships you likely would have struck up independently and spontaneously based on an “attraction” to someone; instead, external forces — becoming roommates, having classes together, hanging out with your wife’s friend’s husband — bring you together, and because you see the person frequently, you develop an easy, comfortable familiarity with them. 

Co-workers are great examples of circumstantial friends. You may have a great time with someone at the office, feel like you know them pretty well, and even sometimes hang out with them outside of work. But if you change jobs, you end up seeing this friend much less often, and when you do, given that you don’t share the context of work anymore, and can no longer conversate as you once did about projects and watercooler gossip, you may feel like you no longer have much in common and the friendship will fizzle out. The relationship was primarily about work, and when you no longer share this work, the friendship ends. 

The second category of friendship is what might be called, for lack of a better name and to stay with the “c” theme, cosmic . This is a friendship based not primarily on the external influences bringing you together, but instead on a strongly felt connection. You think on a similar wavelength, feel committed to similar principles, have a passion for the same pursuits. We might say this kind of friendship is based on a shared view of what constitutes the philosophical “Good.”

Even if some circumstances between you and a friend to which you are cosmically connected change — e.g., one of you moves away or gets married — and even if you don’t see each other too often, if your principles and passions remain the same, you’ll likely remain friends, and be able to pick up where you left off whenever you do see each other. This kind of friendship can still erode, however, if one party abandons the values that the friendship was formerly based around; this can be a mere shift in perspective that the relationship can weather, or at outright betrayal of shared values, which will likely terminate the relationship more decidedly — a situation which will be discussed in more detail below.

Whether the friendship is circumstantial or cosmic, the more commonalities two friends share, the more likely they are to remain friends, and the more commonalities they lose, the more likely it is that they won’t. For example, two friends who have some personality differences but are in the same stage of life and run in the same circles can find that the latter factor compensates for the former; on the flip side, two friends can continue to share the same values, but if one is married with kids and lives on the East Coast, and the other is single and childless and lives on the West Coast, they may experience a weakening in their bond.

As Bill told me in our recent conversation: “We get separated by time and space, or we get separated by how our lives are organized, and it may not feel like we’re friends anymore.”

Probably the best example of the way a friendship can end based on the loss of commonalities is the way some of the relationships you had in high school and college ultimately dissipate.

Back in your school days, the intensity of your bond with a best friend likely made you both feel that you’d always stay close. But then you graduated. You both went your separate ways to start your respective lives. Maybe you stayed in your home state to go to school, and your bud went out of state. You both got married. Pursued different careers. Changed beliefs. Had kids. Made new friends. 

Sure, you keep in touch with your best friend from high school every now and then, but you’re likely not really “best friends” anymore. You might still consider each other friends, but the nature of the relationship has changed. You haven’t had the regular, in-person contact needed to sustain a strong friendship. You don’t share in day-to-day circumstances. You don’t share a social network or the same interests. You share a past, but not much else. Neither of you had to explicitly acknowledge the changing of the friendship. Time and circumstances have just slowly caused it to fade away.

And that’s how the majority of friendships end, according to Bill. Not with a bang, but a whimper. “Most friendships lapse until there’s no expectation of seeing that friend or having that friend act like a friend.”

Mismatched Expectations

One of the bits of my interview with Bill that stood out to me the most, was his observation that “ people remain friends to the extent that they fulfill each other’s expectation of the relationship.”

This is a tricky business, because as aforementioned, the “terms” of a friendship are never explicitly laid out or stated, and two friends can thus bring different expectations into a friendship and have different ideas of what a friendship should look like.

One friend may be more self-contained, place a low priority on physically getting together with frequency, and be inconsistent about answering texts.

The other friend may desire a deeper relationship and more contact and communication; as he’s always the one to initiate those latter two things, he gradually grows disillusioned with this disparity in effort and investment. 

Friends can also have different expectations of what it means for someone to be there for them during a difficult time. One friend may expect the other to provide ample emotional and tangible support in a crisis, while the other wouldn’t expect that kind of treatment, and doesn’t offer it to others either.

These mismatched expectations can cause frustrations in a friendship, particularly since friends are unlikely to surface and discuss these issues. People are, again, unsure of exactly what they should expect from a friend, and thus aren’t entirely certain if their expectations are reasonable or not. And there’s no real template or cultural sanction for having a friendship “DTR.” The friend who desires more from the relationship doesn’t want to seem weird and needy; the friend who is more independent is likely completely unaware that the other person is feeling neglected. So while Bill encourages discussing expectations with your friends to resolve such differences, when those conversations understandably don’t happen, the friendship is likely to end. The friend who desires more is likely to be frustrated and even resentful at what he deems to be the inherent flakiness of his buddy, and begins to think, “Well, if he doesn’t care, I don’t care,” and stops reaching out to him. The friend who already expected less from the relationship, and didn’t take any initiative in the first place, of course fails to reach out from his end. And the friendship dissolves.


While most friendships slowly fade out of existence, occasionally they go out with a bang, and people explicitly say, “This friendship is over.”

According to Bill, the most common cause of the hard break in a friendship is betrayal. This betrayal comes in two forms. 

The first is a betrayal of a shared understanding of what it means to live a good life. 

“We’re friends with people because we think we share a common understanding about the world and a common understanding about what it means to live well,” Bill says. “A friendship helps two people with that shared understanding live up to that understanding. When there is a direct violation of that common understanding, the friendship often ends. Abruptly and with rancor.”

Bill gave an example of two men who were friends and shared an understanding and belief of the sanctity of marriage. But then, one day, one of the friends admits to cheating on his wife. The other friend calls him out on it. An argument ensues.

Adulterous friend: “Man, it’s no big deal. You know that Lacy and I have had a tough go in our marriage. I thought you’d understand.”

Non-adulterous friend: “You know that’s wrong. You need to stop, man. And if you can’t, I can’t respect you anymore and no longer want to be friends with you.”

Adulterous friend: “Some friend you are! What about loyalty? Doesn’t that mean anything to you?”

If you read closely, you’ll notice that there’s a sense of betrayal in both parties about what they thought were shared perspectives on values and the nature of friendship. 

The non-adulterous friend thought an essential basis of their friendship was the shared belief in the importance of marriage. When his friend cheated on his wife, he felt there was a betrayal of that shared ideal. 

The adulterous friend felt betrayed by his non-adulterous friend because he felt his non-adulterous friend violated the ideal of loyalty in friendship. 

An irreconcilable difference in what each thought to be a shared understanding of the good life results in a hard break in the friendship. 

During this most recent U.S. election, we’ve seen how the betrayal of a shared understanding of the good life can tear a friendship apart. And thanks to social media, we’ve sometimes seen those hard breaks happen publicly. 

Bill says there are gradations to this. Some issues are so core that any difference in understanding with a friend will mean an immediate end to the friendship. But some issues aren’t that important, so you let them slide. If you’re a Democrat, but your buddy is a Republican, you might bust each other’s chops about it, but because you share an ideal of the love of good books and the wisdom therein, you let the differences in politics slide. Or, says Bill, you don’t go deep into certain issues with a certain friend because you value the friendship too much for it to be potentially rent by the contention which would result. Generally, it seems that if you both have a similar idea of the Good, but just have divergent ideas on how that Good is best achieved, policy wise, then a friendship has a better chance of being preserved. But, if you fundamentally differ in your ideas of the Good itself, then the friendship will be harder to maintain.

The second type of betrayal that causes a hard break in a friendship is what we usually think of when we think of betrayal: Throwing your work buddy under the bus so you don’t get in trouble or you can get a promotion. Talking crap behind your buddy’s back. Cheating with your buddy’s wife. Basically doing the things that would consign you to getting chewed up by the jaws of Satan in Dante’s seventh layer of hell. 

While betrayal often leads to a hard break in a friendship, it can also simply result in the friendship slowly fading away. If you discover your friend has been insulting you behind your back, instead of confronting him about it, you might just stop contact with him and let the relationship naturally evaporate. Thanks to the ambiguous nature of friendship, an ambiguous ending is always a possibility.


Whether a friendship subtly fades away or forcefully breaks apart, because of the uniquely malleable nature of this type of relationship, reconciliation is always a possibility. As Bill observes, “Friendships are vulnerable to circumstances, but that vulnerability is also what makes them flexible.” Maybe you haven’t seen your best friend from high school in years, and you no longer consider each other best friends. But if he moves back to your town, perhaps the friendship can be rekindled with regular contact. Or if you’ve had a hard break with a friend over a disagreement, there’s always a chance for forgiveness and the making of amends. The ambiguity and flexibility of friendship make this kind of reconciliation easier than restarting a failed marriage or a broken business partnership. As Bill notes, the freedom and wholly voluntary nature of friendships can make them both frustrating and fascinating:

This is what’s captivated me for decades about friendship. It’s a relationship with so much potential integrity and a robust character. The only thing that keeps it together is your and my respect for each other and the degree that we meet each other’s expectations for each other.

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Who knew about Jessica Simpson Fancy Forever Perfume? News to me! I love LOVE the original Fancy Perfume and I was surprised to see a gift set today featuring Fancy Forever a new fragrance from Jessica Simpson! This set is $25 and includes a 3.4 oz bottle with Body Lotion, Shower Gel, and a Travel Spray. Since it shipped free I grabbed it for myself on a blind buy! The original scent is gorgeous so I don’t doubt I’ll enjoy this one too!

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Was es bedeutet, wenn du davon träumst, schwanger zu sein

Vielleicht machst du einen Schwangerschaftstest, bist bereits auf dem Weg in den Kreißsaal oder hängst einfach nur schwanger rum und genießt dein zweites Trimester: Von einer Schwangerschaft oder einer Geburt zu träumen, kann einen so oder so ganz schön mitnehmen – vor allem, wenn du im wirklichen Leben gar keine Kinder hast.

Stephanie Gailing, eine Traumanalytikerin und Therapeutin, die mit Blütenessenzen arbeitet, erklärt, dass Schwangerschaftsträume oft ein Symbol für deine Beziehung zu deiner eigenen Kreativität sind. Wenn du in deinem Traum also schwanger bist, könnte das darauf hindeuten, dass du im echten Leben gerade eine Idee ausbrütest oder ein Projekt entwickelst. Vielleicht ist auch ein anstehender Abgabetermin der Auslöser dafür. Möglicherweise hat aber auch dein Unterbewusstsein die Finger im Spiel und versucht, dir etwas mitzuteilen. Vielleicht ist es an der Zeit, die Idee, die dir seit Langem auf der Zunge brennt, endlich mit anderen zu teilen.

Laut Gailing kannst du diese Art von Traum als Chance sehen, deine kreative Seite besser zu verstehen. Wenn du von einer ungeplanten Schwangerschaft träumst oder im Schlaf etwas Ungeheuerliches zur Welt bringst, könnte das bedeuten, dass du nicht genügend Vertrauen in deine Vision hast. Ein Traum von einer glücklichen, gesunden Schwangerschaft hingegen könnte darauf hindeuten, dass du es genießt, dich auf kreative Weise auszudrücken.

Manchmal verrät solch ein Traum aber auch deine Gefühle zum Thema – richtig geraten – Schwangerschaft. „Mutter zu sein, Vater zu sein, ein Kind zu bekommen – das ist einfach ein gängiges Urbild in unserer Gesellschaft“, sagt Gailing. Sie fügt hinzu, dass es durchaus Sinn macht, davon zu träumen, schwanger zu sein, wenn das Thema Elternschaft starken Anklang bei einem findet.

Laut Matt Lundquist, einem Psycho- und Paartherapeuten, können Schwangerschaftsträume auch über Probleme mit Sexualität, Beziehungen, unerfüllten Wünschen oder unbewussten Ängsten hinwegtäuschen. Lundquist erklärt: „Schwangerschaft ist ein besonders emotional aufgeladener Begriff.“ Wenn du also keinen Kinderwunsch hast und deine Beziehung zu deiner eigenen Kreativität gesund ist, solltest du dir vielleicht etwas Zeit nehmen, um herauszufinden, in welchen anderen Bereichen deines Lebens du vielleicht mit Unsicherheit oder Unbehagen zu kämpfen hast. (Ein Traumtagebuch zu führen, ist für diesen Zweck sehr nützlich).

Lundquist betont, wie wichtig es sei, bei der Traumdeutung offen zu bleiben. Das ist ein sehr guter und nützlicher Tipp, wenn man bedenkt, wie wild und zweideutig Träume manchmal sein können. Eines haben aber all diese unterschiedlichen Interpretationen gemein: Veränderung. Egal, ob du nun gerade mit einem neuen Projekt, der Kinderplanung oder mit irgendeinem persönlichen Problem beschäftigt bist, eines ist gewiss: Eine Veränderung in deinem Leben – oder zumindest die Vorstellung davon – steht an und dein Unterbewusstsein versucht, dich darauf vorzubereiten.

Wenn du lächelnd und voller Freude von einem Schwangerschaftstraum erwachst, ist es vielleicht an der Zeit, sich dem Gedanken einer möglichen Elternschaft zu öffnen und so eine Veränderung in deinem Leben in Erwägung zu ziehen. Wenn dich diese Art von Traum aber verwirrt oder sogar verärgert, könnte das darauf hindeuten, dass du das Gefühl hast, keine Kontrolle mehr über diesen Bereich deines Lebens zu haben. Niemand ist vor Veränderung gefeit. Du kannst aber einen Weg finden, mit Wandel besser zurechtzukommen und Übergänge zu verlangsamen.

„Träume werfen viele Fragen auf, was unglaublich nützlich sein kann“, sagt Gailing. Wenn du also das nächste Mal davon träumst, schwanger zu sein, achte auf die Gefühle oder Fragen, die sich dir auf diese Weise offenbaren. Einmal ins Bewusstsein gerufen, bringt es doch nichts, sie zu ignorieren, oder?

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Bianca Banuelos, who comes from a family of nurses, studied to become a certified nursing assistant while applying to nursing school at Ventura Training Institute, a vocational school in Southern California created by the registered nurse Jannet Wharton.

She was also doing research in endocrinology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles but wanted to work more with patients, so she decided to become a certified nursing assistant.

Though Banuelos initially wanted to try a job outside nursing but still within healthcare, she ultimately decided to follow in her family's footsteps. It just so happens that this occupation is one that is expected to grow faster than most jobs in the US over the next decade.

Though the pandemic is affecting employment across all industries, some industries are expected to grow over the next decade based on pre-pandemic data. If you are thinking about which kind of career you want, you may want to look at the education background and the skills you will need to succeed in industries with high-paying, high-growth occupations.

We recently ranked the top 30 jobs of the future, based on Labor Department projections for how they're set to grow over the next decade and how well they pay. You can check out the full ranking here.

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections, the top 30 jobs on our ranking are set to collectively add as many as 2.3 million jobs between 2019 and 2029.

Most of the occupations on our ranking fell into five industries and categories: healthcare, tech, education, professional services, and skilled trades. We took a deep dive into the educational and experience requirements needed to get started in each of those sectors, along with why they're poised to see such strong growth in the next decade.

These are the jobs of the future — and how to get them.

Subscribe to Business Insider to learn about how to break into the best jobs of the coming decade. Read the original article on Business Insider

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'Biggest sin in the programme': How a coat from The Undoing divided the internet The ugly green coat in the HBO drama The Undoing has usurped a starry cast that includes Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant. But what are the show’s makers trying to say, exactly?

The real star of The Undoing, HBO’s absurd marital melodrama, is not Hugh Grant, the Manhattan skyline or even the pair of David Hockneys hanging inside a vast penthouse in episode one. It’s a coat.

Sludge-green, calf-length, with wide lapels and a hood, this coat is worn again and again by Nicole Kidman’s character, a gnomic therapist called Grace, as she floats down Madison Avenue, through Central Park and even into the prison on Rikers Island, brooding over her marriage to a man who may, or may not, have just murdered his lover with a lump hammer.

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NaNoWriMo – Days 20-23 My novel is at 41,347 words now. I’m averaging about 1800 words per day, on pace to hit 50K words on November 28.

I recently decided to tackle the most challenging part, which was to figure out the Q factor and how I’m going to end the story in Act 3. I opted to just start writing to see what came through even though I didn’t have a good idea when I started.

What is the Q factor? The Q factor is a reference to the Q character in James Bond. It’s when Bond is given some gadget early in the story that he can use to escape a difficult trap later on, like a pen that houses a laser beam that can cut through bars. Q is the character who gives him those gadgets. A Q factor in a story is a callback to something earlier that the main character can use to solve a major problem later on. An example is when Obi-wan reminds Luke to “use the force” while attacking the Death Star in Star Wars.

I’ll have to toss out most of what I wrote for this part, but it led me to see a better way to frame the story so I can bring it to a strong and compelling close. I’d been considering a certain change for a while but wasn’t sure if I should do it, but now I think it’s the right way to go. I basically have to change up which character I define as the protagonist.

There are two main characters who are in almost every scene together, so the previous scenes I wrote still work regardless of which character I intend to be the protagonist. But I’m only seeing a good way to end the story if I reframe which one I’d label as the protagonist. Then it gets pretty interesting. It’s a bit unusual, but I think it’s more promising overall.

It’s similar to the framing in the movie Avengers: Infinity War. The protagonist is actually Thanos, not the Avengers. Even though he’s the bad guy, the story is really about his journey, and the Avengers keep antagonizing him along the way. Thanos benefits from the amazing Q factor at the end that lets him seize victory from the jaws of defeat – the Time Stone. If you’ve also seen the movie Doctor Strange, then there’s an extra nice payoff for that particular Q factor.

It still feels like the most important thing I’m doing for this first draft is to figure out the characters and their motivations. Secondly I’m exploring story possibilities in the form of scenes that could happen. I’m gradually building a jumbled tree of messy branches that may all connect to the same trunk, but the final story isn’t going to include every branch. I still have to explore enough of the tree to grasp where the most interesting branches are. The final story I actually write will be a small subset of the story possibilities that I’ve explored.

I like using a mostly pantser approach for this first draft. It’s good to have so much flexibility in how I approach this since I don’t already have a clear grasp of the story I’m telling. I know some of the major pieces but not all of the minor ones. It’s useful to throw more words onto the screen each day and then read them back the next day. I’ll end up throwing most of these words away, but they’re helping me to discover a compelling story within the possibility space.

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Auf Staffel 5 von The Crown müssen wir jetzt lange warten

Achtung: Es folgen Spoiler zur vierten Staffel von The Crown!

Das Finale von Staffel 4 fühlte sich definitiv an wie ein Abschied – von den Achtzigern, von Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson), von sämtlichem Mitgefühl für Prinz Charles. In vielerlei Hinsicht war die zehnte und letzte Folge der Staffel aber nur der Anfang von etwas Neuem; und da sich die Serie immer mehr dem Hier und Jetzt nähert, wissen wir auch, was da auf uns zukommt. Konkret erwarten uns in Staffel 5 nämlich die 1990er, und mit ihnen der endgültige Untergang der Ehe zwischen Charles und Diana, der tragische Unfalltod der Prinzessin sowie zwei neue Premierminister: John Major und Tony Blair. Nach dieser dramatischen vierten Staffel können wir die Fortsetzung kaum erwarten – doch warten müssen wir lange. Länger als sonst.

Normalerweise bringt jeder November eine neue Staffel The Crown mit sich; 2021 ist das jedoch etwas anders. Die Serie verabschiedet sich nämlich für ein Jahr in eine (wohlverdiente) Drehpause. Die hat aber mit Corona nichts zu tun: Laut Deadline waren diese Betriebsferien schon vor Beginn der Pandemie angesetzt, die so viele Dreharbeiten anderer Serien und Filme auf den Kopf stellte – und wohl auch dem sehr aufwendigen The Crown ein Bein gestellt hätte, wenn die Show nicht ohnehin geplant hätte, mal eine Verschnaufpause einzulegen. Daher erwartet uns die vorletzte Staffel erst 2022, vermutlich wie üblich im November oder Dezember. Das Team hofft, mit den Dreharbeiten für Staffel 5 im Juni 2021 anfangen zu können. Die sechste Staffel ist für 2022 eingeplant.

Hm, Staffel 6? Richtig – eigentlich hatte der Serienmacher Peter Morgen nur fünf Staffeln geplant, und das hatte Netflix so auch öffentlich kommuniziert. Während er aber am Drehbuch für die fünfte Staffel saß, musste er sich eingestehen, dass er einfach zu viel Material für nur zehn Folgen übrig hatte. „Mir wurde schnell klar: Um der Komplexität und Vielschichtigkeit der Geschichte gerecht zu werden, sollten wir, wie ursprünglich auch geplant, die Serie auf sechs Staffeln erweitern“, erzählte Morgan gegenüber Deadline im Juli 2020. „Eins muss ich aber klarstellen: Die sechste Staffel bringt uns der Gegenwart nicht näher, aber lässt uns diese Epoche [der Neunziger] genauer betrachten.“

Soll heißen: Auf Auftritte von Meghan Markle und Kate Middleton werden wir auch im Serienfinale vergeblich warten müssen. Trotzdem bringt uns schon Staffel 5 einen völlig neuen Cast, wie es bei The Crown nach zwei Staffeln üblich ist: Nach der zweiten Staffel ersetzte Olivia Colman ihre Vorgängerin Claire Foy, und nach Staffel 4 geht es mit Imelda Staunton in der Hauptrolle der Queen weiter, die du vielleicht aus Harry Potter als Dolores Umbridge kennst. Foy hatte in Staffel 4 aber einen kleinen Gastauftritt – vielleicht taucht auch Colman also zwischendurch mal wieder auf.

Und auch im Rest der Besetzung tut sich so einiges: Lesley Manville übernimmt die neue Prinzessin Margaret, Jonathan Pryce schlüpft in die Rolle des älteren Prinz Philip, Elizabeth Debicki spielt ab der fünften Staffel die Diana der Neunziger, und Gerüchten zufolge verhandelt Dominic West gerade seine Übernahme der Rolle von Prinz Charles. Und obwohl 2022 jetzt noch gefühlt in weiter Ferne liegt, kannst du dich bis dahin ganz einfach über Wasser halten – schließlich gibt es genügend Dokus, Biografien und aktuelles Königshaus-Drama, das dich bis zur fünften Staffel von The Crown bei royaler Laune halten dürfte.

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Turkey's out – this Thanksgiving, we're having side dishes for dinner Like many people, I’m planning a reduced celebration. I could despair, but I’ve decided to innovate – bring on Sidesgiving!

Few people know this, but the perfect meal was discovered in New York in 2005.

It was a frigid night on the Upper West Side and a special occasion. I was turning 13, which meant I got to choose the restaurant. I selected an upscale bistro in our neighborhood with a pleasing tile backsplash and real candle sconces. The mandate from our parents had been sweeping – order whatever you want. I splashed out with steak, medium-rare, plus a caesar salad. My sister (cleverer than me) closed her menu with a flourish. “I know what I want,” she said. The waiter looked at her, expectant. “I’d like french fries and mashed potatoes, please.” I think someone must have gasped. We were that awed.

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Stompy Boots and Sneakers in Paris Saryba lives in Paris, and posts her outfits on her Instagram account, Kurvisary. She’s a trendy dresser who likes animal print and isn’t afraid of colour. She loves sporting skirts, dresses and sneakers, and regularly uses stompy boots to add a tough edge to her outfits.

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Saryba is sporting a fit-and-flare midi dress with leopard print in a beautiful golden orange-y colour. The flattering V-neckline and thigh split show a bit of skin, which creates structure. As a third piece, she’s opted for an on-trend long black blazer. The fitted shoulders also add structure, while the roomy fit everywhere else, adds a touch of nonchalance. Our blogger loves to use combat boots to add a hard-edged touch to her skirt and dress looks. Here a pair of black platform Dr. Martens do the trick. They also bookend Saryba’s hair and blazer perfectly. An oval-shaped black crossbody and dainty silver earrings finish off the look.

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Hard edge meets cosy in this striking Fall outfit. Saryba has paired a black faux leather pencil skirt with a soft red and white patterned pullover. The exposed silver zipper, patch pockets, and faux leather material create plenty of visual interest. Tucking the sweater into the just-below-the-knee length skirt lengthens the leg line from the hip upward. It’s unusual to see a giraffe pattern in this bright red and white, which makes it extra fun. The way the stripes flow creates movement. Our blogger’s black patent ankle boots have a refined combat boot vibe. They add sheen to the look and, with their silver hardware, tie in nicely with the black skirt and silver zipper.

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A trouser suit in a non-neutral colour is always a winner in my book, and this tomato red version is absolutely stunning. So elegant and eye-catching. The wide-legged trousers are a classic silhouette that never goes out of style. For the topper, Saryba picked a robe-style blazer with self-belt that accentuates her waist. It’s a softer look than the more strict classic blazer, and gives the whole outfit a glamorous ‘30s movie star vibe. The tailored fit on the shoulders and waist adds plenty of structure. The V-neckline that shows a bit of skin creates subtle allure. Crisp white sneakers are very on-trend, and add a fab Sporty Luxe touch.

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I love the strong simplicity of this graphic black and white look. Saryba toughens up a crisp white shirt dress with hard-edged Dr. Martens boots. The balloon sleeves and rounded hemline add a bit of softness. The subtle side slits add vertical integrity, while the relaxed fit is easy breezy for warm Summer days. Our blogger’s black stompy boots bookend her dark hair. The soft waves also add a bit of soft contrast. Finally, the small camera bag ties the black and white palette together.

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This is a fab example of Angie’s Relaxed Pleated Midi Skirt Ensemble. Saryba is wearing a below-the-knee pleated midi in striking chartreuse. The soft fabric combined with the pleats creates movement. She’s tucked in a black mock neck top, which lengthens the leg line from the hips upward. The combination of chartreuse, black, and white is striking! A very on-trend longer leather moto jacket adds structure and hard edge. So do the silver metal buckle and grommets on her crossbody strap. White low-top sneakers dress down the look, while the neon accent on the heel echoes the colour of the skirt. Our blogger’s shiny hair, silver earrings and red lippy are the polished finishing touches.

I can’t wait to hear what you think of Saryba’s wonderful outfits. Let us know in the comments, and then hop on over to her Instagram account to browse the rest of her outfits.

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The best 2020 Black Friday deals for every type of agent Tue, 24 Nov 2020 05:00:08 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Apple Amazon Technology Adobe Lifestyle Samsung Walmart Hp Best Buy Lego Radio Luxury Agent Frank Gehry Keurig Gopro Museum of Modern Art Dyson Target Canon Anker Ted Baker Jarvis Masterclass DeWalt Nespresso Jonathan Adler Robert Kiyosaki Kohl's Uri Minkoff Brooklinen Areaware AeroGarden Asteroom Drive Auto Products SyncPen A Message to Weary Pastors We just entered the second lockdown this year here in Toronto. We can’t have more than 10 people gather for worship. Churches are weighing how to respond, but this move certainly limits our options. It feels a lot like March 15 again.

You may not be in lockdown as we are, but I know you’re dealing with the pandemic too. And it’s tiring.

Thom Rainer has written, “The vast majority of pastors with whom our team communicates are saying they are considering quitting their churches.” I don’t count myself among that number, but I get it. I feel the weariness too.

No matter where you are in this struggle, we need to take some steps as we deal with our fatigue and sometimes even discouragement.


Someone gave me a copy of Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy (affiliate link) by Mark Vroegop. Vroegop argues that Christians must recover lament, “the practice of honest struggle that gives us permission to vocalize our pain and wrestle with our sorrow. Lament avoids trite answers and quick solutions, progressively moving us toward deeper worship and trust.”

Such a timely book. Lament is not bellyaching or complaining. Nor is it what we tend to focus on in the Western world: quick, technique-driven leadership solutions to deep problems. Lament is bringing our sorrows to God.

Could it be that one of our tasks as pastors is to recapture this lost discipline, practice it ourselves, and teach it to the church? We have much to lament this year. We have an opportunity to learn to play the minor keys and to make room for something other than celebration in our churches.

Don’t forget to lament in your weariness.


We want to take new ground all the time. We want to live in perpetual spring and summer: the leaves always green, the sun always shining. But there’s also a time to go dormant, a time for leaves to fall and for the branches to look bare. We’re in one of those times right now.

Forget about taking new ground for now. That time will come again. Right now, survive. Slow down. Work fewer hours. Take more walks. Slow down to a marathon pace. I learned when running a few years ago that you pick a different pace for a longer race than you do a 10K. Pick a pace that you can run for the next year, even if it’s much slower than the pace you’re used to running. Focus on survival, not on speed or success.

I’m glad Spurgeon did this. Spurgeon regularly took breaks from ministry because of his poor physical health and depression. He was never completely healthy, but he took steps to prolong his ministry when it would have been easy to give it up.

We need you to last. We need your soul to be intact when this is over. Slow down. Let things lie dormant. Do less. Keep a little in the tank for the future. You’re going to need it.

Find a Friend

We all need friends. Sadly, ministry can be an easy place to lose them. We’re good as pastors at serving others. We make room for other people’s needs. We forget that we need to unburden too.

If you have a friend, be sure to reach out. If you don’t have a friend like this, pray for one, and be that kind of friend for someone else.

Even the healthiest pastors I know are a little weary right now. Lament, survive, and make sure you have friends. Remember that your identity is not in how well your ministry is going, but it’s found in Jesus himself. Knowing that gives us permission to not be okay sometimes, and to get the help we need in the middle of a more exhausting year than any of us expected.

A Message to Weary Pastors

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How can you be LGBTQ+ at an evangelical university? In secret Students at Liberty University have to sign an honor code, which describes accepted and forbidden behavior – and LGBTQ students fear they have to remain in the shadows to graduate

It took one weekend to leave Tessa Russell truly exposed.

On 6 April 2019, her girlfriend Ash Ables traveled to Liberty University in central Virginia to surprise her. They had been dating for four months, but it was her first time visiting Russell on campus.

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The Eden Project Built a Rainforest Ecosystem Inside Buckminster Fuller-Inspired Geodesic Domes

Buckminster Fuller had a difficult time as an inventor in his early years. “Having been expelled from Harvard for irresponsible conduct,” notes The Guardian, “he struggled to find a job and provide a living for his young family in his early 30s.” Despite later successes, and a later reputation as legendary as Nikola Tesla’s, he was often, like Tesla, seen by critics as a utopian visionary, whose visions were too impractical to really change the world.

But his body of work remains a testament to an imagination that rises above the trends of industrial design and engineering. After a period of decline, for example, Fuller’s geodesic domes experienced a revival in the early 2000’s when “aging baby-boomers across America” began “building dream homes in the shape of geodesic domes.” Meanwhile in Cornwall, England, a few years ahead of the curve, Dutch-born businessman and archaeologist-turned-successful-music-producer Sir Timothy Smit broke ground on what would become a far more British use of Fullerist principles.

In the late 90s, Smit started work on an enormous complex of geodesic biomes called the Eden Project, a facility “akin to a quintessentially Victorian creation: the English greenhouse,” which reached its apex in the famed “Crystal Palace” built for the Great Exhibition in Hyde Park in 1851. These were buildings “born out of a playful, decadent imagination—yet in their architecture and design they often opened new pathways for the future.” So too do Fuller’s designs, in an application melding Victorian and Fullerist ideas about curatorship and sustainability.

Looking like “clusters of soap bubbles” the Eden Project slowly rose above an exhausted clay pit and opened in 2001 (see a short time-lapse film of the construction above). Each of the two huge central domes recreates an ecosystem. The Rainforest Biome allows visitors to get lost in nearly 4 acres of tropical forest and includes banana, coffee, and rubber plants. The Mediterranean Biome houses an acre and a half of olives and grape vines. Smaller adjoining domes house thousands of additional plant species. There is a performance space and a yearly music festival; sculptures and art exhibitions in both the indoor and outdoor gardens. The facility has hosted well over a million visitors each year.

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In 2016, the Eden Project began planting redwoods, introducing a forest of the North American trees to Europe for the first time. Next year, it will begin drilling for a geothermal energy project to turn heat from the granite underground into power, an undertaking that, unlike fracking, will not release contaminants into the water supply or additional fossil fuels into the air and could power and heat the facility and 5000 additional homes. In 2018, the project began construction on Eden Project North, in Morecambe, Lancashire, with buildings designed to look like giant mussels and a focus on marine environments.

Eden Project International aims to build unique facilities all around the world, “to create new attractions with a message of environmental, social and economic regeneration” and “to protect and rejuvenate natural landscapes.” None of these ambitious expansions use the geodesic domes of the original Eden Project, but that is not a reflection on the domes’ structural soundness. Many other transparent uses of Fuller’s design have encountered difficulties with water tightness and heat flow. The Eden Project’s domes use innovative inflatable, triangular panels instead of glass to solve those problems. Fuller surely would have approved.

The project also represents a poignant personal vindication for the Fuller family. Fuller “vowed to dedicate his life to improving standards of living through good design,” The Guardian writes, after his daughter Alexandra died in 1922. In 2009, his only surviving child, Allegra Fuller Snyder, then 82 and Chairwoman of the Buckminster Fuller Institute, visited the Eden Project. “Of all the projects related to my father’s work,” she remarked afterward, “I would say that this is the one I am most aware of as being a powerful, comprehensive project…. My father would have been just thrilled. He would feel that it is a marvellous application of his thinking.”

Learn more about the Eden Project, which reopens December 3, here. And learn how to “create Eden wherever you are” with the project’s free resources for gardeners at home.

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Josh Jones is a writer and musician based in Durham, NC. Follow him at @jdmagness

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'Not normal times': health experts on how they are spending Thanksgiving Top public health officials are taking their own advice about scaling down the holiday amid the Covid-19 pandemic to heart

In October, Dr Anthony Fauci, the nation’s foremost infectious disease expert, said in an interview that his children would not be coming home for Thanksgiving this year and encouraged other Americans to avoid large celebrations in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Related: Thanksgiving won't be the same this year – but there’s plenty to be thankful for | Nancy Jo Sales

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Avoid Sophisticated and Saturated Markets By Harrison Barnes ]]> Tue, 24 Nov 2020 01:00:43 +0000 BlogLikes - Find Most Popular Blogs Featured Careers Job Market How to Succeed Finding a Job Sophisticated Saturated Gus Van Sant: 'We are living in a wilder time than anything we could imagine' He is the king of the Hollywood underground. So why has he made a mini-series for Gucci? The film-maker talks about life in isolation, his gay president project and the big screen’s demise

At home in California over lockdown Gus Van Sant, king of the Hollywood underground, was, like the rest of us, binge-watching Netflix. “Ozark, that was good,” he says of the drama about the wholesome, apple-pie Byrdes, whose family business in a sleepy lakeside town happens to be money-laundering for a ruthless Mexican cartel. “Although, you know, kind of grisly.”

Van Sant’s latest project, by contrast, is all glamour. He has shot a seven-episode miniseries for Gucci in collaboration with the brand’s creative director, Alessandro Michele. Ouverture of Something That Never Ended takes an esoteric day-in-the-life format, following Silvia, played by Silvia Calderoni, from the moment she wakes up and steps into her high-heeled gold house slippers. She has a pee in black lace knickerbockers and queues at the post office alongside a woman in a kaftan with a basketball under one arm, and a man in a football shirt carrying a canary in a cage. She goes to a cafe, a dance rehearsal, and walks the streets of Rome – with a new outfit for each activity. The film doubles as a streamed catwalk show for Gucci’s new collection, with 10 new-season looks making up the wardrobe for each episode. There is even a cameo by Harry Styles.

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I'm a survivor! How resilience became the quality we all crave During the pandemic it has become a buzzword for successfully steering through adversity. But what exactly is resilience - and can you cultivate more of it?

It was after her block of flats burned down that Sadi Khan thought, finally, things could not get worse. She had married at 19, and for four years her husband had subjected her to horrific violence on an almost daily basis. She had been punched and kicked, financially controlled and constantly told she was stupid; once, a friend arrived at her flat and found her lying unconscious after an attack. So the day she accidentally set fire to her flat while cooking was simultaneously the day she lost everything and the day she started again. “He’s beaten me, I’ve lost everything,” she says. “What more can go wrong?”

Her father arrived the following day, and wanted to take her home. “I think that was the turning point,” says Khan. “When my dad was in front of me, saying: ‘Come home, let me look after you.’ I thought: ‘No, I don’t need looking after. I’m still alive. I burned the flat down, I’m still alive. I’ve been beaten up, I should have been dead five times over, but I’m still alive.’”

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Cyber Monday is coming up on November 30, and Nordstrom's sale will have deep discounts on women's, men's, and children's clothing, as well as accessories, skincare, makeup, home goods, and more.

Many Black Friday deals will roll over to Cyber Monday, so if you're a habitual procrastinator or you'd rather wait to see if the prices drop even more, Cyber Monday is the day you'll want to make a purchase. 

We don't know the specific deals just yet, but we rounded up some of the best early deals and answered all of the questions you might have before the big shopping day.

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These discounts aren't technically associated with Nordstrom's Black Friday or Cyber Monday sale, but they're great deals nonetheless.

Ultraboost x Clima Running Shoe (medium, Preferred: Nordstrom) How do we select Cyber Monday deals from Nordstrom?
  • We only choose products that meet our standards for coverage. These items come from trusted brands that we know and use or have tested.
  • The deal price must be better than the retail price or the normal sale price.
  • We anticipate many deals from Black Friday to roll over to Cyber Monday.
When does Nordstrom's Cyber Monday sale start?

Black Friday 2020 is November 27 and Cyber Monday is November 30, but Nordstrom will likely have early deals before the shopping holiday officially begins.

What is Nordstrom's return policy?

Nordstrom doesn't have a traditional return policy. Instead, returns are handled on a case-by-case basis, and the company tends to be very accommodating. 

Can I shop at the Nordstrom store near me?

Yes. Nordstrom's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals will also be available in stores. You can also order online and choose in-store pick-up or curbside pickup. If you do decide to shop in the store, Nordstrom has taken measures to help keep customers and employees safe by requiring face masks and encouraging social distancing.

What should I buy from Nordstrom this Cyber Monday

Nordstrom's Cyber Monday sale is a great time to stock up on everything from essentials like socks, underwear, and winter coats, hats, and gloves, to splurge items like sunglasses, handbags, jewelry, and beauty products. You'll also find home goods like pillows, candles, diffusers, and more. 

How does Nordstrom stand up to the competition on Cyber Monday?

While other department stores will also have Cyber Monday sales, Nordstrom stands out for its great range of affordable brands and luxury brands. Nordstrom's lenient return policy is also a major plus for shopping during the holiday season. You won't have to worry about strict return windows.

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