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Interpersonal relationships are a vital part of everyday life. We know relationships aren’t perfect, but we can help guide you through advice on how to fix common issues, things you should and shouldn’t say to the people in your life, and, of course, roundups of funny cartoons and quotes to remind you that laughter can be the best medicine.

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What Is a Friendship Recession and Why Are We Currently In One?

On average, Americans are spending less time with their friends and more time alone

Yes, You Should Reach Out to That Friend You’ve Been Thinking About

New research shows that reaching out to friends and acquaintances can positively impact both parties.


This Is Why Southern Brides Bury a Bottle of Bourbon Before Their Wedding Day

In the South, burying good whiskey could mean a bright, sunny wedding day—but only if you follow these exact steps.


19 Books About Friendship to Share with Your Bestie

You won't be able to put down these books about friendship that explore the unbreakable bond we all need in...


100 Best Friend Captions for Instagram That Perfectly Sum Up Your Friendship

From funny to sentimental to cute—pictures with your favorites deserve only the best.

100 Heartfelt Love Messages That Will Make Your Beloved Melt

Love is in the air and will soon be on your screen when you send these love messages.


How to Talk to People Even If You Disagree

With so much division in our world today, it can be hard to talk to others with opposing views, but...

81 Flirty Texts to Send to That Special Someone

Crafting the perfect flirty text is an art form—but we’ve made it easy for you with these ideas guaranteed to...


What Knee Do You Propose On, and Why?

Turns out, the explanation for this engagement tradition may stem from an actual knight in shining armor.


48 Sweet Valentine’s Day Gifts to Celebrate the Friends You Love

Your significant other isn't the only one who deserves some love on Valentine's Day. Here's what to get the other...


Galentine’s Day: How a Made-Up Holiday Became a Celebration of Female Friendships

Romance isn't the only thing you should be focusing on in February. Galentine's Day is all about ladies celebrating ladies....

35 Funny Friendship Quotes to Share with Your Friends

What are friends for? Laughing at your jokes, of course. Get your pals giggling with these funny friendship quotes.


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66 Best Friend Gifts That Celebrate Your BFF Status

You two share everything...except your shopping list. Surprise your bestie with these perfect presents that fit any budget.


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The Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts by Year

Whether you prefer to stick with the classic themes or put your own creative spin on them, we'll help you...


25 Funny Friend Memes to Send to Your Bestie

You'll want to send these to your bestie ASAP.


25 Funny Relationship Tweets That Are Hysterically Accurate

Whether you're single (and waiting to mingle) or you've managed to survive lockdown with your partner, these funny relationship tweets...


22 Funny Best Friend Tweets That You’ll Want to Share with Your Bestie Immediately

Get ready to blow up the group chat with these hilarious best friend tweets that you will want to send...


8 Remarkable Stories of the Most Unlikely Friendships

Would you pal around with your spouse’s ex? Or buddy up to someone who put 
a foot in your face?...


I Broke Up with My Fiancé Over Election Conspiracy Theories

While this woman could put up with some degree of differences, too much got to be too much. Plus: What...


What Does Mercury in Retrograde Mean?

When everything seems to be going wrong at the same time, it might not be just bad luck. Here’s what...


5 Tips to Help You Quiet the Chronic Complainer in Your Life

Talking to a Debbie Downer can stress you out, but with the right tools you can lighten the mood...


My Best Friend Scammed Me Out of $92,000, Forcing Me into Bankruptcy

She swindled me out of $92,000, forcing me into bankruptcy and destroying my once sunny outlook. But I finally...


How to Respond When Someone Makes a Racist Comment

When it comes to racism, silence can be deafening—and even deadly. Try these approaches if you're having trouble figuring out...

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I Befriended My Childhood Bully 30 Years Later

I thought she was out of my life forever—then she married my cousin.


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16 Habits Polite People Have in Common

True politeness is about so much more than holding open doors.


It Took Me 34 Years to Realize I Was Racist

But wait—I have a black friend!


14 Small Ways You Can Fight Racism Every Day

Think you can't make a difference every single day? You can. Here's how.