#friendship

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

The average American has only one close friend — here's how we got to this point

Stanford psychologist Emma Seppala says Americans are experiencing a crisis of loneliness, and it's partly a result of our desire for independence.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Make Friends Faster

Five scientifically proven ways to build meaningful relationships quickly.

News | Interesting Links

Facebook feuds over politics lead some to unfollow or even unfriend relatives and acquaintances | The Island Packet

In a historically volatile election year, Facebook can become too vitriolic for even the best friends, relatives and acquaintances.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

The Challenges of Male Friendships - The New York Times

Consciously or otherwise, many men believe that talking about personal matters with other men is not manly.

Pets & Animals | Animals

This girl and her dog are both deaf, so she’s teaching him sign language

Julia and Walter were made for each other. They were both born deaf, and when they saw each other at Pasadena Humane…

News | Health & Wellbeing

How I Finally Found Friends That Get My Spiritual Side

I had just started my journey into spirituality when I was at dinner, and I heard a woman talking about Doreen Virtue's angel cards. I immediately got up to introduce myself, and she was beyond excited to talk to me. We’re still friends today.

Psychology | Psychology

The Science of Making Friends - WSJ

Starting in early adulthood, our number of friends starts to decrease steadily; there are ways to reverse the tide, writes Elizabeth Bernstein.

Miscellaneous | This is stuff I like

Behold, A Tinder-Like App For Female Friendships

Because finding new BFFs is just as important as finding a date.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Friendship Advice: When Your Best Friend Brings a Crowd

Some people prefer one-on-one time with a friend. They are ‘focusers’ and gravitate toward intimacy. ‘Diffusers’ like to socialize in a group and don’t feel the need for as much time alone.

Pets & Animals | Animal Rescue Stories

A blind Jack Russell has his own guide dog and they both need a new home | Metro News

This Jack Russell is completely blind - so he has his best friend Buzz as his own personal guide dog. Buzz and Glenn are now totally inseparable and despite both being...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

Why Your Old Friends Are Vital to Your Future

A new study finds surprising links between our youthful and adult social lives.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Find a Best Friend - WSJ

It is harder for children to form lasting friendships; rising screen time and lots of activities get in the way.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links!

How Real Are Facebook Friendships?

An artist set out to find the answer—by tracking down and photographing every one of her social-media connections.

Science & Technology | Tech

I bought friends on the Internet. Here's how.

It's not what you think. Okay fine, it might be what you think.