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#Friendship

Should I Say "Hello?"

Eileen Stukane | Posted 02.12.2016 | Women
Eileen Stukane

People still need face to face social interaction to maintain close friendships, and that takes actual time. Those with large networks may have increased the number of their outer layer acquaintances but they did not create more close friends. Yet there seems to me a certain weirdness in the fact that people know so much about me, and I about them, but we're not close enough for me to feel comfortable saying "hello" during a chance encounter.

Love Yourself, Happy Valentine's Day!

Bisila Bokoko | Posted 02.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Bisila Bokoko

Be original, be you. Be the person you want to be and this love for yourself with empower you to be proactive, positive and even humble! The change you want to see in the world begins in you. Happy Valentine's Day!

How to Have More Love in Your Life When All Else Has Failed

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Bhasin

Need more love in your life? While many of us focus on romantic relationships what about one of the most important relationships in life? Your FRIENDships -- loving, happy and healthy ones.

Blue Skies and Bad Hair Days: The True Value of Friendship

Nicola Arnold CPCC | Posted 02.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Nicola Arnold CPCC

In this modern age we are all such busy people rushing from one thing to the next. Life passes us by and before we know it we're saying that phrase -- "I'll be in touch" and "Man -- why did we leave it so long? Let's catch up again soon." Sound familiar? Yeah, me too.

What I Mean When I Say 'I Have Anxiety'

Gina Decicco | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Gina Decicco

I am awake, alive and breathing fine. So nothing is wrong, right? That's the thing about anxiety disorders. We look fine. Of course, we look fine. That however, does not make it any less debilitating.

What to Say When There Is Nothing to Say

Mark Myers | Posted 02.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Myers

Not a word was spoken and I promptly fell apart in his embrace. I cried like I had never cried in my life. He just held on for the ride. What my friend Steve gave me that day was the very essence of what to say when there is nothing to say:

A Little Bit of Crazy and the Love of a Best Friend!

Renate Cunneen | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Renate Cunneen

Moral of the story is: It's okay to be a little or a lot crazy as long as you have people that will dive deep with you and wait on the surface if it takes you a little longer to emerge.

Finding Mom Friends Is Like Dating All Over Again

Jennifer Petro-Roy | Posted 02.09.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Petro-Roy

We flit in and out of each other's lives like acquaintances at a cocktail party, stopping just long enough to compliment a fancy dress or a particularly elaborate hairstyle.

Why You Have To Make Him Sweat It Out In The Friend Zone First

Christopher Lai | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women
Christopher Lai

Everything is fast-paced these days. A guy meets a chick, he gets her number, they exchange a few messages and by the weekend they're going out for dr...

5 Budget-Friendly Way to Celebrate Valentine's Day with Friends

Brita Long | Posted 02.09.2016 | Women
Brita Long

Single this February? Significant other traveling for work? Just not into all the overpriced romance? I've put together 5 fun and inexpensive ways ...

I Collect Friends

Heidi Allen | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Heidi Allen

I have friends that are younger and friends that are older. Some are really successful, others are starving artists. And of course, I've got a few lost souls in my collection as well.

For Valentine's Day: A Love Letter to My Friend

Cynthia Kane | Posted 02.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Cynthia Kane

Maybe, in a better world, that is what Valentine's Day would be about? Not celebrating romantic love with awful candies, but remembering love in all its forms -- remembering to send and share it in ever wider and widening circles.

The Mean Girls Club: Does It Truly Exist Among Women?

Charmaine Carraway | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Charmaine Carraway

The better question is, how do we break this cycle of feminine destruction among women? We begin with the embrace of our own insecurities, and the allowance of those insecurities to become our strengths.

What I Discovered When I Became Best Friends With My Ex

Lauren DePino | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Lauren DePino

I met Ross my freshman year in college. Eleven years my senior, he was my philosophy adjunct professor at Temple University in Philadelphia. He was cute, Jewish, and intensely attentive. Just my type.

Valentine's Day Ideas No Matter Your Relationship Status

Sarah Bogdanski | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Bogdanski

Along the way I've experienced some fun ways to celebrate Love Day -- whether solo or coupled up. Check out some ideas if you're looking for something new this Valentine's Day:

Dear Normal Parents: A Letter From A Chemo Mom

Kathleen Brown-Blake | Posted 02.08.2016 | Parents
Kathleen Brown-Blake

This broken, worry-filled, medication-laden life is my normal. And I just want to feel normal in a normal world. And you, my dear friend, some laughter and mundane conversation, and a deep cup of coffee can make that happen.

5 Ways Toxic Relationships Are Ruining Your Life

Susie Miller | Posted 02.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Miller

Toxic means poisonous, damaging or deadly. A toxic relationship drains the life from you, damages your self-esteem, or kills your dreams. While this sounds deadly, toxic relationships can be subtle and do vast harm before we realize it.

Dear Friends: Please Stop Health Shaming Me for Not Going Out

Kassy Scarcia | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Kassy Scarcia

Taking care of my health is a top priority for me and I don't need to feel guilty for that. Staying home to sleep instead of watching a basketball game does not make me a bad fan. Going home after work instead of getting drinks does not make me anti-social. And sleeping in on the weekend does not make me lazy.

The Science Behind Why So Many Women Want to Befriend Gay Men

The Conversation US | Posted 02.04.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

Evolutionary psychology and human mating can help explain why relationships between straight women and gay men tend to flourish.

The Contact High of Connection

Kari Parker | Posted 02.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kari Parker

When we find that kindred spirit, it's more than just finding someone you can connect with. It's finding someone who doesn't run away from your three heads or your webbed toes or your love for the smell of new books.

An Alert, Well-Hydrated Artist in No Acute Distress--Episode Thirteen: Wanting to Believe

Catherine Armsden | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Catherine Armsden

A serial about two artists with incurable neurological disease sharing fear, frustration and friendship as they push to complete the most rewarding cr...

But I Thought We Were Friends

Tara Glenn | Posted 02.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Tara Glenn

So what should a person do if they find themselves removed from a friend's list on social media? Honestly, nothing. I never reach out and ask if it was a mistake and I do my best to not take it personally.

Check Your Friendships: The Voting Has Begun

William Spear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
William Spear

The cacophony of anger, disappointment and outright disgust with the American political process coupled with the banality of cat videos and lottery winners gone bust has reached epic proportions

The Stranger's Comment That Meant Everything To Me Post-Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.01.2016 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you need a little distraction in your life, it's during the divorce process. That's why we launched our Divorce Care Package s...

The Purge: 6 People You Should Unfriend in 2016

Elizabeth Kirk | Posted 02.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Kirk

It's important to implement a few things to keep your mind, your heart, and your life healthy and functioning optimally. This means your Facebook friend list is probably due for a much-needed inventory and cleanse.