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True Friendship

Being Forced To Sleep in My Car for Four Years Was a Beneficial Life Experience

Daryl Deino | Posted 05.09.2016 | Impact
Daryl Deino

November 12, 2009: My dog Cody and I were getting ready to sleep in the Denny's parking lot. [Photo by Daryl Deino] I have rarely revealed this to an...

10 Characteristics Of Lasting Friendships

Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D | Posted 02.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D

If I am defined by the friends I keep, then I am humbled because that means I can define myself with kindness, hilarity, adventurousness, curiosity, compassion, a driven nature, openness, and intelligence. If you can be defined by the friends you keep, then how are you defined?

This Is What Sustains People In Need As Nuclear Families Spread Out

Mike Bushman | Posted 01.27.2015 | Fifty
Mike Bushman

As nuclear families shrink and spread out, it's relationships built on true friendship borne out of chance encounters that increasingly sustain people in times of need.

FLOWCHART: Should You Bail Out Your Friend?

Posted 10.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone wants to be a good friend. But sometimes, we need to let our loved ones sit with their decisions and figure out what to do on their own. T...

True Friendship Can Handle the Truth

Nancy Colier | Posted 05.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

True friendship is about meeting in the place of truth, and loving and supporting each other there. Anything else is just a paler shade of polite.