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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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Here’s How a 78-Year-Old Gambler Brought One Woman Humanity

An unlikely friendship teaches one woman the importance of taking a chance on others.


He Was a Gangster. She Was His Prosecutor. Now Their Unlikely Friendship Is Changing Lives.

DeQuandre Davis was doomed to a cycle of gang violence. Then everything changed.


A Widow Went White Water Rafting With Her Husband’s Ashes. What Happened Next Was Devastatingly Beau...

How Neshama Franklin wound up paying tribute to her late husband—and healing herself in the process.


How a Boy and His Telephone Operator Formed a Lovely, Lasting Friendship

In this Reader's Digest Classic, originally published in 1966 as "The Voice in the Box," a little boy forges a...

A Frustrating Plane Delay, and the Simple Baggie of Cookies That Made It All Better

My delayed flight led to to a life-changing interaction.