This post discusses how being an achiever, helping your friends, and finding happiness by making your friends happy are some of the ways in which you can naturally earn respect from your peers.
We grow up, we change and we slowly lose interest in the things we did when we were younger, including the things we did with our friends. Perhaps it’s time to tell our friends that we’ve drifted apart and don’t have as much in common with them as we did before. But how?
When a close friend cuts you out of her life, it can be an extremely painful experience. I've gone through this heartache myself, and I will share what I've learned about coping, forgiving, and finally moving on with my life.
The slang term, "bro time," has been used to poke fun at men who spend time with each other. The truth is, men who have good male friendships are a lot healthier than those who don't.
If you're like me, you want to express appreciation to your friends, but aren't sure how. To help with this effort, I've organized sentiments, quotes, and poems for you to use in cards, text messages, and scrapbooking. You can also use these...
When friendship is toxic, it is dysfunctional. Instead of being a source of joy and peace—a life preserver, it's more of a danger to your emotional health—an anchor that causes your spirit to sink.
On days when the sense of happiness needs a boost, reading this page will remind me or anyone else of the pleasurable feelings that can result from visiting old friends. Feelings of worth and more!
When you meet someone you like, figuring out what to do can be a challenge. Here’s a list of fun friend dates for adults!
Has it dawned on you recently that you might be a bad friend to the people around you? Fear not! You may not be as terrible as you think. (Then again, you might be worse.)
Friend poaching means moving in on someone else's friend, with or without the intent of upsetting the existing relationship. This article explores the ethics of this behavior.
Friendships are important building blocks in our lives, and are necessary for healthy and happy lives. They can, however, quickly turn harmful and hinder us if we allow them to. It is vital to understand the aspects of a healthy friendship, and be...
The secret to having good friends is to be a good friend to others. Here are some ways we can be the outstanding kind of friends that we want to become:
There is no better time than right now to avoid and remove these 10 typical types of negative people from your life.
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.
Do you think you are too shy to make new friends? Here are some tips on how to reach out and meet new people, especially if you are shy or introverted.
Do you suspect that you might have a jealous friend bringing you down? Here are some not-so-obvious signs of jealousy to help you figure it out.
Things can happen that cause good friends to stop communicating and lose touch. I've learned that if they are true friends, they will make every effort to rekindle the friendship, as shown in this personal story.
Want your friends to enjoy talking with you? Good conversation is an art. Here are five tips to help you practice good conversations skills and become the kind of friend whose call is welcome.
Making new friends after a certain age can be pretty intimidating for some. It's one thing to meet people online but an entirely different game when it comes to meeting real live friends.
A toxic person may enter your life at some point (maybe they already have), and this article will help you identify and deal with a toxic friend.
Do you have fake friends? Did you know they can ruin your life? You should recognize toxic people and avoid them.
Sometimes it's the small things that count. Friends come and go, but the memories stay forever. Real friends will make you want to be around them. Let's discuss what makes up these special friends.
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.
Taking a look at our bonds or lack thereof within our families and circle of friends. How they are established and flourish, or fall apart. Personal outlook on Friends and Family.
Learn how to identify the unhealthy behavior of a toxic friend and how to end the friendship so that you’re no longer affected by their misconduct.
Does shyness keep you from reaching out and making new friends? Don't worry, you're not alone. Chances are there are other shy people out there who would like to make new friends, just like you!
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.
In order to have a friend one must be a friend. I've compiled 55 reasons to appreciate your friends. We should never take our friends for granted.
Here are five friendships that you can definitely relate to, including your relationship with your wildest, most interesting friend, the judgemental girl in the group and the "clingy" one.
Every now and then, we meet a friend who was meant to be in our life for just a season. After they're gone, we ponder the meaning of the chance encounter. We cherish the lessons and gifts received.
Looking for a badass gangster nickname? Check out this list of 100 gangster nicknames for guys and girls, inspired by the infamous mobsters of the 1920's.
Two and a half years ago I met one of the best friends I'll ever have in my entire life. It was not a "friends at first sight" situation. I was her new boss, she was the one staff member I was warned about by 3 different people. These people told...
No matter how busy you are, it's important to find time for your best friend. If you want to strengthen your friendship and enjoy more quality time together, here are some fun ways to stay connected!
A best friend may not last forever in your life...sometimes you need to break up with your best friend in order to feel free.
Happy New Year! As always, it's time for us to sit down, figure out what we really want, and go for it. If you're looking to improve your life, here is my first article on a great new year resolution.
Friendships are an essential part of support and encouragement, but they can easily take a wrong turn. Find out how to get them back on track graciously while not ignoring your own needs.
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.
Bromance is the most intense of male relationships. If you want your bromance to last, it's vital that you understand the rules. Don't kill your bromance!
Anyone who’s earned the “best friend” title should know everything about you, right? Put your bff through a pop quiz with these 100+ best friend tag questions!
If you don't know what to when your friend lies to you, read on for tips that will help put your worries to rest.
Do you suspect that your friend is using you? Sometimes it may not be clear whether someone is a user or they genuinely want to get to know you. Check out some of the signs here.
We all want to improve ourselves and become better people. In the process, we would like to meet like-minded people and make new friends. Here are four principles of communication that will set you apart from the crowd and make you a magnet for new friends.
Are your friends avoiding your calls? Do your friends never respond to text messages? Let me help you determine the problem.
While trying to succeed at Life, sometimes friendships suffer and die. Then when you get around to them again, they may have moved on from wanting to re-connect. We have to learn how to accept it when old friendships disappear.
Suspicious, insecure wives feel better without single women around them. Single-again women who pine for the companionship they lost are the worst kind; but all of them are not callous and conniving.
Think your friend is taking advantage of you? Is he or she always judgmental and belittling, making you feel depressed after hanging out? Recognize and end toxic friendships when you see them.
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.
Nicknames usually come as a result of some good times spent with friends, but if you are trying to come up with funny nicknames for someone specifically, here are 101 funny nickname ideas!
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.
Sometimes we confuse a friend with an acquaintance. This article will help you draw a line and you will eventually understand who is your friend and who is not.
If ex-friends maintain the attributes which made them good friends, the end of the friendship will not bring out the worst in them. These five attributes can prevent them from becoming enemies.
So, you wanna ditch some friends, eh? Most people enjoy having giant social circles, but they aren’t always for everyone. Sometimes it’s too stressful and overwhelming to constantly keep up with so many people while your own life may not be...
Friends are important. You need to have them. They help you through the tough times and celebrate the good times with you. But the truth of the matter is that friendship is hard work, especially as you get older and need to divide your time between...
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.
How do you know if your friendship with someone is strong and healthy? Find out how to identify---and avoid---some of the toxic behaviors that can cause a friendship to fall apart.
Believe it or not, toxic people are all around you. You see them every day. You talk to them. You work with them. You're related to them. You may even live with them. Toxic people are bad news. They can be annoying, obnoxious, irritating and...
When a friendship ends, the pain and disappointment may be as traumatic and stressful as a divorce or a break-up. Here are some tips to help you recover after a friendship comes to an end.
National Friendship Day is on the first Sunday in August. Here are some fun and creative ways to celebrate this special occasion with your nearest and dearest buddies.
Great people will cross our paths, stay a while, and define our lives through the impact of their friendship. It can be devastating when we must end these friendships. The process is never easy.
Your big sister is graduating, your little sister is breaking up with her boyfriend, life is changing! Here's how to write a meaningful, powerful letter to your sorority sister that she won't forget
Is your friend a success and it's suddenly bothering you? Are you wondering how to stop being jealous of your friend once and for all? Take a look at these nine ways to keep the rivalry at bay.
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.
A cool nickname is almost a requirement in today's society. If you are active in the online world, namely when it comes to video games, then you certainly realize the importance of them.
Are you looking for fun things to do with friends, either on a school night ? Look no further! Check out our list of 25 fun things to do with your friends!
Too busy to grab a coffee and catch up? Not enough hours in the day to find out what your friend's been up to? How do we still come up with these excuses when there is so much technology and means of keeping in touch? This hub lists the top 8 means of staying in contact with your friends - no more excuses!
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.
Learn how to understand the differences between people who are acquaintances and those who are friends so that you can have a more fulfilling life.
So you have a loved one or friends that don't bother with people too much? You hope to get these folks out more? Well as you know, you will have your work cut out for you trying to get difficult people to mesh with friendly, active ones. Hub page provides tips on dealing with antisocial people.