Cover Photo: photo by Ali Yahya/unsplash
photo by Ali Yahya/unsplash

No Best Friend, But Better Off

Friendship is not about going down a list with some people always first, others second and third. Every friendship is unique.

Game of Thrones


Sophie’s Choicebest friend, friend, person I know.


When I needed her most, she was right on time.

Angela Chen (@chengela) is a science journalist and writer. Her reporting and essays have also been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Atlantic,  Paris Review, Aeon Magazine, Pacific Standard, Smithsonian,  Hazlitt, Electric Literature, and more. She is the author of Ace, on asexuality, from Beacon Press.