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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    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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    Replace those criticisms with compassion and open-mindedness.

    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.

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    The Most Annoying Dining Habits, According to Science

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    27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear

    "All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."

    9 Things All Good Listeners Do During Daily Conversations

    Communication is crucial in this high-stress, high-speed, and high-tech world. Sometimes amid all that’s going on, we forget to really...

    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.