This is not a new phenomenon. Girls who think you can be great friends with guys, I was one of you. And then I realized that guy I was friends with was going to date someone else, talk at 2am on the phone with someone else, and generally shaft me when someone else came along. That’s not a friend at all. And I realized, I’d rather have no friend than a fair-weather friend. Because let’s face it, I am fine on my own, and I better be used to it since he was going to be gone as soon as he found someone he really would commit to. As a reformed friendgirl. Read this article.