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A word that sociologist Jan Yager invented to explain how friendships change throughout life.
One of my best friends recently divorced. Strange, but I always knew him as a couple. Now, we don't see each other as much. Hope he's not too affected by the friendshift.
by Benz74 March 27, 2013
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A periodic analysis and inventory of friends, or influences in your life that lead to a 'shifting out' of the toxic ones.
Mary: "Every time I sign on to social media, I get so stressed out by all of the negativity! It's not fun anymore!"
Bob: "Maybe it's time for a friendshift."
by evolvingslowly November 17, 2015
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