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Male Friendships

Why Women Are Better Friends Than Men, Written By A Male

Thomas Kuegler | Posted 10.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Kuegler

Ever since I was a kid who got bullied by my "friends" from kindergarten to sixth grade. Because of this, I always took a liking to hanging out and ta...

10 'Bromances' That Illustrate The Power Of Male Friendships

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.25.2016 | Fifty

Brad Pitt and George Clooney. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. "Bromances" can be a thing of beauty. Here at Huff/Post 50 we couldn't help but notice that ...

Rita Wilson: We're Looking For Longtime Male Best Friends

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.03.2016 | Fifty

Dear Readers, Since October 2011, Huff/Post50 has sought to remind people that we can still accomplish great things -- while also having loads of fun ...

It's Really Healthy For Men To Have Bromances

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living

It turns out that dudes who rely on other dudes for support, advice and companionship may be onto something. A new study from the University o...

How to Help Friends In a Shame Spiral

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Lev Raphael

We've all felt the power of shame. We feel exposed, totally flawed, and hopeless to do anything about it. Shame can be so devastating that all we want to do is hide.

Do Men Make Better Friends Than Women?

Juliet Asante | Posted 06.27.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Juliet Asante

This is a subject I have flirted with for decades. Growing up, I was considered a tomboy who enjoyed the company of my male friends more than my femal...

Debunking the Myths About Boys and Emotions

Vicki Zakrzewski, Ph.D. | Posted 02.04.2015 | Education
Vicki Zakrzewski, Ph.D.

Yet scientists are discovering that what society says about men's (and boys') social and emotional abilities is simply not true, and that cultivating their natural capacity for emotional attunement and relationships is critical to their overall well-being. But we need to start when they're young.

It Ain't Rock and Roll Without a Port-a-Potty

Greg Schwem | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

OK, so the five of us, all over 50 or spiraling rapidly toward it, were a bit rusty in the live rock and roll blowout department. Hence our collective idea to relive our youths by attending a Boston/Doobie Brothers concert.

Emily Thomas

93 Percent Of Straight Men In This Study Admitted To Doing This In Bed Together | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Yes, straight men sleep together. That’s according to a new study out of Britain on the changing social habits of heterosexual males. Published i...

WATCH: New Experiment Offers Great Excuse For Night On The Town

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.29.2013 | Science

Looking for a good excuse to spend another night out with friends? You're in luck. New research suggests that hanging out with friends a couple of tim...

The Difference Between Male And Female Friendships, From Dr. Irene Levine (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

Friendship expert Dr. Irene Levine spoke about the fascinating differences between male and female friendships when she joined me on Mondays With Marl...

3 Ways Men And Women Differ In Midlife

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 04.08.2013 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

One of the important truisms of moving ahead into the new life stage that awaits us is that nothing changes if nothing changes.

Merging Daddy Duty With Dude Time

Shawn Bean | Posted 03.13.2013 | Parents
Shawn Bean

The younger generation of fathers are including their friends--be they fathers or not--in the nitty gritty daddy duty. It's an interesting trend considering male friendships tend to pull a Thelma & Louise off Mount Preggers.

How to Encourage Healthy Friendships Among Boys

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Making friends, and keeping them, is a primary activity among school-aged boys. For both boys and girls, these early friendships help define who they are and who they become.

Ladies Lunch

Stinson Carter | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Stinson Carter

We were a gang of would-be's; the men behind the album with no record deal, the unpublished novel, and the film financed with waiter's tips. Meeting for bi- or tri-weekly two-hour lunches in the middle of afternoon. Part symposium, part potluck, all pre-mid-life crisis.

Why Men Have A Harder Time Making Friends

Todd Kashdan | Posted 12.27.2011 | Healthy Living
Todd Kashdan

When men hit their 30s, many cling to their high school and college friends. And if these don't last, men have a hard time forming new friendships.

The Joys Of Bromance

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Being labeled a bromance actually prevents men from having these relationships because the very name feeds so many men's (and our culture's) homophobia.

Back to Brooklyn: Apostles of Park Slope

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stewart Nusbaumer

The Manhattan Film Festival is a small festival in a large city, New York City. It's a modest event with some ambitious films. Without corporate spons...

Miracle at Indian Boundary

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

My golf buddy Bill is having both hips replaced this fall, and all I can think of is one unforgettable day one early spring. It was cold and wet and cloudy and Bill and I were the only two people on the golf course.

The Friendship Olympics: Which sex wins the gold?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

How do male and female friendships differ from one another?