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friendship advice

You're Doing Birthdays All Wrong. Here's How To Actually Make Your Wishes Come True

This wacky tradition is actually getting in the way of us realizing our dreams.

Andrew Horn
May 6 2017

Saying No Is An Art. Here's How To Do It Gracefully

"This way, the next time you're tempted to people please, you'll go a different route, saving you from resentment or burnout."

Dominica Applegate
March 14 2017

15 Ways To Stay Connected To Your Long-Distance Tribe

Because it's never goodbye if you keep that group text alive.

Lindsay Kellner
January 7 2017

How To Tell If You Should Offer Advice To A Friend—Or Keep Quiet

It can be tough to know when to offer constructive criticism and when to keep quiet. Here's an easy litmus test to help you get it right every time.

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
July 21 2016

The Real Reason You Can't Communicate With Your Partner

To expect you to see the world the same way I do is a huge challenge. We get exasperated, because underneath our point of view lies the question “Why...

How I Finally Found Friends That Get My Spiritual Side

I had just started my journey into spirituality when I was at dinner, and I heard a woman talking about Doreen Virtue's angel cards. I immediately got...

Abbey Campbell Cook
April 16 2016

The Lost Art Of Apologizing (And How To Do It Right Every Time)

A heartfelt apology has the power to heal and ultimately change lives. It’s fundamental to building lasting, meaningful relationships.

Dezryelle Arcieri, LMFT
April 11 2016

5 Things Never To Say To Someone With Anxiety

Cultivating a safe space for the anxiety sufferers you care about is the best (and maybe the only) way to help. Here's how to do it. So, whether you...

Sam Maracic
April 4 2016

25 Ways To Be Happier (And Why Your Relationship Depends On It)

I recently stumbled upon a quote by author Tom Robbins that perfectly describes why love often fails:

Monica Parikh
November 16 2015

How My Journey Through An Eating Disorder Taught Me To Love Myself

When I was 25 years old, I considered myself a “weekend warrior." My friends and I worked hard during the week, focusing on work, fitness, and...

October 21 2015

10 Tips To REALLY Stay In Touch With People You Care About

There are so many people in our lives that we want to see more and then ... for some reason we don't. Despite the best intentions, it can be hard to...

Chrystina Noel
September 19 2015

I'm A Straight Guy: Here's Why I Had A Threesome With My Best Male Friend

There is a way to have almost any sexual experience you want, as long as you communicate openly and honestly.

David Smith
September 17 2015

5 Ways To Help A Friend Who's In A Bad Relationship (Without Harming Your Friendship)

Even the brightest and nicest people can be involved in a relationship that sucks them dry.

Narveen Dosanjh, M.D.
September 2 2015

How To Deal When People Don't Support Your Growth

Change is hard, even when we can see clearly why we need to do it. So, how much more uncomfortable must it be to the people around us who don't always...

Laura Snyder
July 20 2015

Why "Selfish" People Are Happier & Healthier

Selfish people treat others badly, don’t have any real friends, and are incapable of love. Right? Wrong.

Maria Stenvinkel
July 2 2015

A 3-Step Plan To Find Your Tribe

People desire feeling connected. It’s one of the most innate aspects of our being.

Shelly Bullard, MFT
July 1 2015

7 Reasons You’re Exhausted All The Time

Last week I was exhausted. My routine was off, and while I had fun (date nights, wellness events, and a random afternoon excursion), I was exhausted....

Amita Patel, LMSW
June 29 2015