A new study suggests that “Facebook Envy” can lead to feelings of depression.
New friendship research confirms the positive health effects of having a close confidante.
The new book Friendfluence: The Surprising Way Friends Make Us Who We Are (Doubleday, 2013) by Carlin Flora makes a seminal contribution to the literature on friendship.
Here are some thoughts on a longevity statistic: On average, most friendships—even very good ones—last only seven years.
by Sophia Dembling Guys know better. When the woman in their life asks, “Do I look fat?” guys respond, “Gosh, I love you more every day, honey,” or “Now would be a great time for me to start painting the kitchen, don’t you think?” or “Hey, is that a UFO up there?” Anything to avoid fat talk. Among female friends, […]
Thanks to Eaglewings for flagging this article on toxic friends that resulted from a survey conducted by Today.com and Self Magazine. The results suggest that a staggering 84 percent of women and 75 percent of men have toxic friendships. I provided background information to the writer, Diane Mapes, some of which is outlined in […]