- The Six Forces That Fuel Friendship
- Men have fewer friends than ever, and it’s harming their health
- How to Make New Friends Whether You’re an Introvert or Extrovert
- What if Friendship, Not Marriage, Was at the Center of Life?
- How to handle a lopsided friendship
Sustaining friendships -- and making new friends -- can be challenging, even when we know it's important. So how can we make our friendships last without feeling overwhelmed? And is there a formula to…
Two friendship coaches break down myths about personality types and let us in on how to take part in new social situations with deeper connections — and less anxiety.
«What most people don’t know about extroverts is that although they are often the life of the party and approach new people and conversations with ease, they can end up feeling less connected and unsatisfied because their connections reach wide but not as deep.»
If you think a pal is way less (or way more) invested than you are, here’s what to do.
«A lopsided friendship happens when one friend is more active in maintaining contact and the other friend is more passive about keeping the connection going»
Friendships are love stories too. Here are tales of friends who reunited after years apart.
Friendships give us so much. Be bold, take the initiative, and you’ll be surprised how many people are pleased to connect
Great friendships can be a sustaining force through hard times. Here’s how to make the most of yours, no matter how far apart you are.
We tend to be taken with dynamic duos. But in real life, friendship doesn’t always work that way.
We tend to view politics as warfare, but genuine friendship puts politics in its place, providing a good that our fraught public battles can't touch.
Does your friendship have to end or can it change instead?
The "male friendship recession" is having dire consequences.
While previous statistics have shown that work friendships are crucial to a happy working life, new data shows that employees are lonelier than ever.
«Make sure that you find ways to use your voice and share your work on weekly meetings, group calls, quarterly summaries or another way you can [think of to] showcase your work," she suggests.»
I’ve spent more than three years interviewing friends for “The Friendship Files.” Here’s what I’ve learned.
«I’ve come to believe that friendship doesn’t always have to be about presence; it can also be about love that can weather absence.»
If you want to become closer friends with a digital acquaintance, follow these steps to build a genuine connection IRL.
The older we get, the more we need our friends—and the harder it is to keep them
«Friendship is the rare kind of relationship that remains forever available to us as we age. It’s a bulwark against stasis, a potential source of creativity and renewal in lives that otherwise narrow with time.»
“Our boyfriends, our significant others, and our husbands are supposed to be No. 1. Our worlds are backward.”
As its role in society recedes, Vox asked six people to tell us why their friendship matters — and may just be the most meaningful relationship of their lives.
“We need to catch up soon!”
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