Relationships - Friendships

Once you’re an adult, advice about friendships can start to take second fiddle to dating and parenting advice—and we think that’s just too bad! Friendships are just as important to adults as they are to children, and maintaining healthy friendships can be a major source of happiness. We’ve got some advice, quotes, and general expert know-how to help you do just that, no matter how old you are.

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My White Friends Want to Help—Here’s What I Tell Them

Being a better anti-racist requires a good heart and a tough exterior.

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12 Etiquette Rules You Must Follow When Traveling with Friends

Follow this advice to make sure you end the trip still friends with each other.


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11 Little Etiquette Rules All Bridesmaids Should Agree to Follow

There's a lot more to being a bridesmaid than wearing a pretty dress and standing behind the bride. Nowadays, bridesmaids...


10 Ways You Can Brag Without Sounding Like a Jerk

There's nothing wrong with touting our own success, but it's easy to come off arrogant (and slightly annoying). Here's how...


This Is the Real Reason Your Friend Always Humblebrags, According to Experts

Think your diamond rings are too heavy for your tiny fingers? Well, it's one thing to think it—go ahead, we...

10 Nosy Questions Everyone in a Relationship Gets—and How to Respond

Whether you're dating or married your friends and family are sure to ask some crazy personal questions. Here's how to...


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This One Magic Phrase Will Stop Gossip in Its Tracks

Rumor has it you’re trying to stop badmouthing people.

5 Signs that You Talk About Your Relationship Too Much

A little intel is good, a lot is annoying. Here's how to make sure that you are not over-sharing.


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Have a Friend Who Won’t Stop Talking? Here’s How to Deal with a Chatterbox

No need to listen to Chatty Cathy or Domineering Don for hours.


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7 Etiquette Tips for Dealing With a Cheap Friend

Need help dealing with a friend who’s tight with their cash? Take these tips from Jodi RR Smith, nationally recognized...


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9 Annoying Email Habits You Have, According to Science

Research reveals which email habits annoy your friends and coworkers the most. These email etiquette rules will prevent yours from...

5 ‘Helpful’ Comments You Should Probably Erase From Your Vocabulary

Do your depressed cousin or unemployed friend a favor: Leave these gems of advice unsaid.