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Fashion’s latest hits for spring 2013

As temperatures rise and April showers start, there’s another spring forecast you should be keeping in mind: the upcoming fashion trends for 2013.

  • What she really thinks of your female friends

    Having close females friends doesn't have to be a strain on your relationship with your girlfriend or wife. (Thinkstock)Whether your female co-worker gets all your “Simpsons” references or your best bud from kindergarten happens to be a woman, navigating an opposite-sex friendship can be a challenge if you have a girlfriend or spouse.

    There’s always a bit of trepidation surrounding a guy and girl who enjoy each other’s company when they’re partnered up with others. And that’s due to centuries of cultural baggage.

    As William Deresiewicz notes in a New York Times op-ed, “Friendship between the sexes was more or less unknown in traditional society. Men and women occupied different spheres and… cross-sex friendship was as unthinkable in Western society as it still is in many cultures.”

    So if your partner is wary that the woman on your trivia night team has an eye for you, just realize that this is a fairly common knee-jerk reaction.

    Ask Men breaks down some of the rules that govern these platonic relationships. If your girlfriend is grumbling about a female friend you had before meeting her,

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