A dinner guest had a fabulous theory for testing out whether a city is generally friendly or not: "You can tell by whether or not other girls talk to you while you wait in line for the restroom." I love this. It's a brilliant barometer.
I'm 22, and my best friend Allie and I have been friends for 11 years. She has never been good at balancing things, and now with a boyfriend and best friends in two different cities, she's predictably having trouble.