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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A Muslim Exchange Student and a Christian Girl from Texas Became Inseparable Friends. Then the Unthi...

Sabika was a Muslim exchange student from Pakistan. Jaelyn was 
a homeschooled Christian. 
Somehow, they became inseparable—until the unthinkable happened.

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These stories of radical compassion reveal our inner humanitarians, the part of us that believes that if we live with...


10 Ways to Find Your Back-to-School “Mom Squad”

Children aren't the only ones with social worries at the start of the school year, mothers have their own concerns...


Mindy Kaling’s Advice to Teens: Please Don’t Peak in High School

Almost no one who was a big star in high school is a big star later in life, Mindy Kaling...


The “Lost Boy” Who Built a Family

One of the lost boys of Sudan, Peter Ter came to America with nothing—except a remarkable gift for turning strangers...

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Ridiculous Trend: Sorority Rush Consultants

When I saw this recent New York Times story about a growing industry of college sorority rush consultants, I had