Female Friendships & TV Tropes

By Charlotte Hollingsworth
These women are fiercely strong, independent, and remarkably strong role models for young women who don’t want to take any guff, and yet simultaneously they reinforce the idea that strong women are not friends with other women. That old familiar phrase, “girls cause so much drama” is played out over and over in these situations. The idea that if one woman succeeds it takes away from the success of another woman. Basically the opposite of Shine Theory.

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