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Teen Friendships

7 High School Tips for Freshmen

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 12.03.2015 | Parents
Todd VanDuzer

Remember the stress of high school? While a lot has changed since you were in that position, high-school stress is something that's still alive and well. Here's some advice for parenting high school freshmen in 2016.

The Incredible Friendship That Changed One Teen Cancer Survivor's Life (VIDEO)

Posted 04.01.2014 | Teen

Having cancer changes everything, but for one teen, her diagnosis led to an incredible friendship that has had a very positive impact on her life. ...

So, What Happens When Your Parents Don't Like Your Friends?

Blake Kernen | Posted 03.24.2014 | Teen
Blake Kernen

Bottom line: I'm not asking my parents to be BFFs with my friend. That's my job -- and it sure is a fun one.

How Teens Choose Their Friends

Kenneth Frank | Posted 02.01.2014 | College
Kenneth Frank

My colleagues Chandra Muller and Anna S. Mueller and I recently found that teens are especially likely to find new friends based on their academic courses -- a finding that has both sociological and academic implications.

3 Tips For Texting Your Way INTO The Friend-Zone!

| Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

Debra Goldstein and Olivia Baniuszewicz -- flirtexting experts and authors of "Flirtexting: How To Text Your Way To His Heart" -- bring you pre-approv...

It's Not Fair! 3 Rules for Handling Jealousy Among Kids

Signe Whitson | Posted 01.15.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

Sometimes, a demand for fairness has everything to do with a wrong that needs to be righted, but just as often, "It's not fair" is kid-language for "I'm soooooo jealous!"

My teen daughter doesn't have a single close friend

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

QUESTION Dear Irene, I read another post on your blog regarding a daughter who felt like an outcast. My own daughter was in tears last night because...

Having "the friendship talk" with your teenage daughter

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

QUESTION Dear Dr. Levine, My daughter is in high school has had problems keeping friends since elementary school. From what I have observed when her...