Not everyone you cross paths with will like you and truly want you to be their friend, even if they appear to enjoy your company. In this article, I will share some psychologically-proven ways to determine whether someone is your real friend or merely a distant, detached acquaintance.
How should you handle a friend who has different political views? Can you still be friends? Here's how to handle the nuances of differing values in your relationships.
Ending a friendship is no fun but often necessary and sometimes even empowering. It's a way to take a stand and look out for ourselves, eliminating those who drain and deplete us.
Do you ever worry that the people around you aren't genuine friends? Learn the signs of a fake friend and spare yourself the toxic drama.
This is a collection of over a hundred kind expressions that you can say to a friend to show your utmost regard and appreciation.
Unfortunately, some people lack social awareness and empathy; here are are 6 signs that it's time to phase out your toxic, narcissistic friend. Do they intrude on your life regularly, yet treat you badly? If so, you're better off without them.
As the daughter of an emotionally absent mother, I struggled to trust other women. I worried about being vulnerable and opening up to them, fearing they would deny my feelings just like my mom always had. These 10 strategies helped me overcome my worries and build strong female friendships.
Do you have no friends or very few? Do you have a hard time meeting new people, and are the people around you not very close to you? Here's what might be going on.
Unfortunately, sometimes we grow apart from people and realize that we need to end certain friendships. It can be extremely difficult and awkward to do so, especially if your friend does not easily pick up on hints. Here are 5 sneaky psychological tricks to phase someone out without seeming rude.
If you're trying to come up with a good nickname for yourself, your pet, or a fictional character, then you've come to the right place. A great list of choices is waiting for you below.
Does your best friend like you more than just a friend? Maybe you've known each other since you were children, or maybe they've helped you through a hard time. If you suspect that your best friend has feelings for you, you may be right. Let's take a look at the tell-tale signs.
In an age where digital Face Time has replaced authentic face-to-face time, the number of people who report feeling lonely has skyrocketed. Since social interaction is vital to our well-being, I started a neighborhood group to help restore the sense of belonging I was missing.
This is a collection of over a hundred humorous and witty compliments you can tell your friends to make their day.
Unfortunately, people don't necessarily broadcast their true intentions, so any of us can be fooled by a phony person wanting to get closer to us. Protect yourself from phony people by learning the 12 signs that you're dealing with someone who is fake.
Good friends will positively influence you, will lift your spirits, and will appreciate your values. This discussion gives clues to know who's worthy of a lifetime friendship.