116 Articles in Friendships

Friendships

Developing This Character Trait Will Improve Your Mental Health, Relationships & Worldviews

Does the superimposed design of social media cause us to live in a bubble of our choosing?

Lindsay Kellner
November 4 2017

The Psychological Reason You Get Defensive (Hint: It's Not A Character Flaw)

If you're a defensive person, are you doomed to drive people away with your defensiveness forever? If you're in a relationship with a defensive...

Linda Carroll, M.S. LMFT
September 29 2017

What It Really Means To Love (And Be Loved) Unconditionally

Many growth-oriented individuals use what we call "love" as a form of power to try to get people to conform to meet our needs. But if we were...

Danielle LaPorte
September 16 2017

How To Know If Your Relationship Turmoil Is Actually A Symptom Of Codependence

It might seem like there's no good way to deal with someone who always brings the drama, but we promise, there is. Here's the secret.

Margaret Paul, PhD
September 14 2017

5 Ways To Lovingly Detach + Release Relationships That No Longer Serve You

"Most people seem to believe that if a relationship doesn't last until death, it's a failure. But the only relationship that's truly a failure is one...

Danielle Dowling, Psy.D.
September 13 2017

14 Signs You're Dealing With A Narcissist

If you know someone who exhibits seven or more of these traits, odds are, you're dealing with a textbook narcissist.

Margalis Fjelstad, PhD, LMFT
September 5 2017

How To Be Single Without Being Lonely (According To A Relationship Therapist)

Have you ever thought that if you don’t find a partner with whom you deeply connect, you'll be lonely your whole life? You can still experience the...

Margaret Paul, PhD
September 5 2017

Keep Attracting Narcissists? Here's Why (And How To Stop)

Even when someone mistreats you repeatedly, it's easy to judge yourself for making a boundary. We think, "I should be better. I should be able to...

Perpetua Neo, DClinPsy
September 4 2017

4 Signs You Need To Rethink Your Boundaries

Are you too trusting (or not trusting enough)? Find out what that says about your boundaries.

Robert Weiss, PhD, MSW
August 7 2017