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How to Get Free Therapy From Your Friends

Jill Dahl | Posted 04.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jill Dahl

We all have untold stories. Stories that our closest friends know bits and pieces of, but there never seems to be enough time or space to finish tell...

How to Stay Close With Friends Who Don't Have Kids

Mommy Nearest | Posted 04.20.2015 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

If you'd like to keep your friendships strong with your friends who don't have kids (and you should!), here's some advice to follow.

She Said No to Being a Bridesmaid? It's Not Your Fault

Katie Dunne | Posted 04.15.2015 | Weddings
Katie Dunne

Your wedding day is one day in your life. Enjoy the planning with those who choose to say yes, and understand if there are some who choose to say no. Enjoy your time with the people you love the day of your wedding, no matter what they are wearing.

The Blessings of Friends

Mila Atmos | Posted 04.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

True friends are a blessing. They are the people with whom we have successfully created intimacy and dared vulnerability, in relationships based on truth and candor. This is much harder than it appears. As it is, being honest with my own self is a challenge. I don't know about you, but I often don't like what I see.

Tips for Singles This Valentine's Day

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2015 | Women
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

The singles crowd hoping to be in a relationship, there is no reason to be intimidated by the day and feel blue if you are unattached. The fact is that Valentine's is actually a perfect day to meet someone.

3 Essential Friends to Have When You're Single

Francesca Hogi | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Friendship is one of life's great gifts, when you have friends who support you and enhance your life. It is always important to carefully choose the company you keep. Here are the three essential types of friends to have when you're single!

The Art of Being Alive Series: Why Life Is Beautiful

Adedayo Fashanu | Posted 04.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Adedayo Fashanu

I write for anyone wondering and asking why am I here, why should I keep on going, what about this life is so beautiful that I should want to smile in my day?

Perry and Swift: How Do You Handle Friendship Fallouts?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 04.12.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

It isn't always just happy music and dancing. Singer-songwriters Katy Perry and Taylor Swift are engaged in an ongoing rivalry. The alleged incident t...

9 Reasons Every Woman Should Take Up Belly Dancing

Carol E Wyer | Posted 04.12.2015 | Fifty
Carol E Wyer

Have you given up on your New Year's resolutions yet? You will not be alone. Should you be one of the many who decided to get fit this year and are already making excuses as to why you cannot go to the gym, I have the perfect solution-- belly dancing.

Book Review of P.O.W.E.R by Lisa Kramer

Sarah Cottrell | Posted 04.11.2015 | Books
Sarah Cottrell

Massachusetts based author and blogger, Lisa Kramer has put out a book that boldly seeks a feminist call to action by asking the question, "What would happen if women and girls joined their unique abilities to change the world?

At Least You Have Your Health...

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

Not everything we say to each other is meant to be inspiring. Sometimes we just make each other laugh. The point being, I think it is important to feel like someone has your back or that they have faith in you to overcome adversity.

15 DIY Valentines for Everyone You Love

Hometalk | Posted 04.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

There's plenty of love to spread that doesn't require a checkbook! Instead of handing out classic cards or candies, get a little bit creative, with these V-Day DIYs.

Feminism Is a Popularity Contest That I'm Losing

Erin McKelle | Posted 04.09.2015 | Women
Erin McKelle

No, I don't live in New York; I'm not competing for press; I'm not trying to be the most liked or endorsed. Sure, I still have moments of frustration, but I'm focused on me. And I can honestly say I've never felt more comfortable in my skin.

6 Fellow Moms Who've Taught Me Lessons Of Love

Jessica Dimas | Posted 04.08.2015 | Parents
Jessica Dimas

Throughout our lives, we meet people who influence us. Some of the best lessons I've learned have been from fellow moms. Here are six moms I'm thankful for.

Learning to Laugh At Yourself Over a Little Spilled Gas

Honey Good | Posted 04.07.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

e both look at each other and then at her car with the gas pump hose hanging out of it. We cannot speak! We suddenly start to laugh. We look at the gas pump machine lacking a hose! I think to myself, now there will be two "out of order" signs at this gas station!

10 Things You Can Stop Doing Now (You're Welcome)

Terri Trespicio | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Terri Trespicio

There are a zillion and one things you have to do. And that I have to do. I can't even think about it all. But I do believe knowing what NOT to do is ...

Is It Time to Stop Being the 'Rock'?

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Kellyann Petrucci

If you are feeling stuck, don't go through it alone. If you feel invisible, don't go through it alone. If you are worrying, don't go through it alone.

Friendly Advice: Are You an Enabling Ocean or an Intimidating Mountain?

Marwa Azab | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Marwa Azab

Certainly, there are times when we need advice from someone who is vertical to us, who is a mountain in a particular field. For example, when seeking career, school, or professional advice. But everyone deserves to have someone who is not insurmountable to offer tolerance and support.

Choose Your Friends Wisely

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 04.06.2015 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

The old adage says it all "A man is known by the company he keeps." It is very important for our wellbeing to be a great friend to someone and to have a group of good friends supporting you.

The Value of Emotional Generosity

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 04.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristin Meekhof

There is a lot of chatter about people being emotionally unavailable to fulfill certain roles, participate in a discussion or provide support. At time...

Why Relationships Deserve More Than a Cost-Benefit Analysis

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 04.06.2015 | College
Alexandra Villarreal

I see relationships as a chain. We're all linked to one another. If we've met, we have a relationship, albeit a fairly shallow one. I'm young, so I don't really know, but from what my parents have told me, that chain used to mean something.

A Girlfriend's Guide to Lasting Friendships

Angela J. Kim | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Angela J. Kim

Women need women in their lives. And to attract and maintain lasting friendships, here are some things to bear in mind.

9 Easy Steps to Becoming a Decent Human Being

Madeline Wahl | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Madeline Wahl

You don't have to volunteer on a consistent basis or give money to the homeless to be considered a decent human being. You don't even need to be kind to people all of the time. You just need to be considerate.

14 Rules for Being Friends With a Writer

Angela Keck | Posted 04.01.2015 | Books
Angela Keck

Being friends with a writer comes with a certain set of caveats, or rules if you will, that you simply must accept if you're going to really appreciate the relationship you have with your writer friend.

Finding Language for Femme Partners of Trans Men

Georgia Kolias | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Georgia Kolias

Part of being a good partner to a trans person is being supportive of their gender expression, however that might take form: physically, emotionally, spiritually. But the truth is that partners go through their own transitions, too.