Cover Photo: Libby VanderPloeg
Libby VanderPloeg

How Do I Accept That My Friends Have Moved On Without Me?

There is no way to ask the question “Why don’t you like me anymore?” that will bring you peace.

Friendship can be hard. Nicole tries to make it easier. Welcome to Nicole Knows, an advice column centered on the relationships that don’t always get the most attention. 


Dear Nicole,





Nicole Cliffe was the co-founder of The Toast. She has written for The Guardian, Slate, NY Magazine, and