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Having A Girls’ Get-Together.

February 14, 2020 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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( Having a girls’ night out or night in is always a fun time to look forward to. It can be a great stress reliever from work, kids, and other things going on in your personal life. Movies, snacks, and gossip are a few of several things that you can do to relax and have fun for a few hours. A girls’ night in can involve catching up with some long-time friends who have been busy with their own lives. It can also involve introducing some new friends to the rest of the group.

Movie or Games

Renting a movie to watch is a common activity for girls’ get-together. There may be a chick flick or romantic comedy that everyone has been interested in seeing. Some other activities for a girls’ night in include playing games such as Truth or Dare. Whether teenagers or young adults, girls love to gossip. Games such as Truth or Dare and Never Have I Ever usually have an element of gossip to them. Get-togethers can also involve activities such as crafts or jewelry-making using charms, beads, and pearls from Gempacked at

Snacks, Anyone?

Popcorn is always the go-to snack for watching movies. And it’s a good go-to snack for a girls night in. Some other snacks which are usually served for different kinds of get-togethers are chips, such as potato chips, barbecue chips or Doritos. It’s good to have a variety of choices when it comes to chips and crackers to be sure there’s something for everyone. Dessert items such as cookies and cupcakes are also good options for a girls’ night in. Don’t forget some delicious mocktails either. You can have fun creating a special drink with or without alcohol.

A Bonding Experience

A girls’ get-together doesn’t just have to be old high school or college friends taking a break from their busy lives to catch up. It can also be new colleagues or co-workers wanting to get to know each other and bond. A get together to bond and become friends can be fun and beneficial for everyone. For those who may be stressed about school or their job, this can be a chance for them to get their minds off of things. If anyone is anti-social or a homebody, this can be a way to get out of their house, out of their shell, and make new friends.

Time to Catch Up

If a get-together consists of old friends from school, the conversation is likely to include plenty of gossip and questions. Is anyone engaged or married? Does anyone have kids? What kind of jobs does everyone have? Have there been any crazy life adventures since the last time they hung out? There can be an endless number of questions to be answered. Not only is there going to be catching up on what everyone has been up to in life, but there may also be a discussion on whatever future plans they have for the next few years.

Share a Bit of Yourself

If a get-together consists of recently met colleagues, the conversation is likely going to allow everyone to share a bit about themselves. Everyone will have a turn to answer questions such as where they’re from and what they’re interested in for a career. If you’re all college students, a question for everyone to answer can be what is their major and what do they want to do once they graduate. If you’re all co-workers, that question can be what made them decide to go for the job where you all met. Aside from going around the room with questions, there are also different bonding activities and exercises for everyone to participate in.

Movies, snacks, games, crafts, and much more, are all part of a memorable time together. Friends are made, bonds are formed, and plenty of fun is had. If anyone has been feeling sad or down about a certain area in their life, a get-together may be just the thing to put them in a better mood for a decent amount of time. When life starts to get to anyone, getting out of the house and hanging out with friends can be good. It can be the break that you didn’t know you needed and can be mentally invigorating.

Staff Writer; Paula Moore

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