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How Fido Can Fill An Ex's Shoes (Yes, Seriously!)

Terry K Carr | Posted 03.28.2014 | Divorce
Terry K Carr

I love dogs and know the comfort their companionship brings. But my friend, Karen didn't "get" them until she and her husband split. Her story proves ...

25 Reasons To Appreciate Your Best Friends On Your Wedding Day

Posted 03.24.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide Your main focus on your wedding day will (rightfully so) be your spouse-to-be, but don't forget about your suppor...

7 Amazing Things You Gain When You Don't Have A 'Best Friend' In Your 20s

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 03.17.2014 | Women

There's a scene in "Francis Ha" that perfectly captures what happens to female best friends as they venture deeper into their 20s. Francis is talking ...

15 Relationship Red Flags You Should Never Ignore

Brenda Della Casa | Posted 03.14.2014 | Divorce
Brenda Della Casa

Ever feel as though you always find yourself in situations with the slightly shady? Take off the rose-colored glasses and pay attention to these bright red flags.

How To (Gracefully) Exclude Someone From Your Bridal Party

Sonali Lamba | Posted 02.20.2014 | Weddings
Sonali Lamba

If you traded places and numbers weren't an issue, would you have expected to be in this bridal party?

Find Your Valentine in Your Best Friend

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

Why don't we make Valentine's Day all about the girlfriends that keep us feeling safe, sane, sexy, and hopeful about love? If anyone deserves to be celebrated on Valentine's Day, it should be the people in your life who love you unconditionally, and no one does that like a best friend.

The First Time I Fell In Love Was Kinda Gay

Sarah Barness | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Barness

It was one of the most powerful moments we shared when he revealed his personal struggles with love, relationships, and fears of being "found out." Now, I understood the great lengths he had gone to fool friends and family. But he couldn't have understood how much he had fooled me.

19 Reasons Your Best Friend Is The Only Valentine You Need

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 02.12.2014 | Teen

1. You never have to worry about those dumb "don't double-text" rules. Send them 1,000 in a row, then tweet them, Facebook them, send a telegram... ke...

Quad Dating

Kevin DeBacker and Eric Brown | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Kevin DeBacker and Eric Brown

This is why we quad date, which is really just dating other duos -- a girl and her gay best friend -- but the word 'quad' is more fun. Put it this way, it's like going to the movies with your best friend: You can whisper to each other during the show, and then analyze it after.

How to Break Up With a Friend

KnowMore TV | Posted 03.29.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

The reality is that no matter how you approach it, there's a good chance you may hurt her feelings (unless she also feels that you don't relate to each other anymore, which is entirely possible).

10 Bridesmaid Moments That Show The True Meaning Of Friendship

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

Lover.ly -- search, save, shop and share wedding ideas in one place. By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly Being a bridesmaid has its stressful moment...

I'm In A Long-Distance Relationship -- With My Best Friend

Literally, Darling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Literally, Darling

Even though I'm content with the decision I made and the road it's taking me down, if I'd known back then that it would take me so far from the best friend I've ever had, I'm still not certain I would do it all again. In a way, being apart has made our connection stronger.

You Got to Have Friends!

Marlo Thomas | Posted 12.08.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

Whether they're childhood friends, neighborhood friends, family friends, girlfriends, boyfriends (or even boyfriends who eventually became boy friends, if you know what I mean), life wouldn't be half as much fun -- or as meaningful -- without the company of those who know what makes us tick (and vice versa).

The 10 Best Things About Your Best Friend

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.28.2013 | Women
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

Just like there's a special place in every woman's stomach that has room for dessert no matter how much she's eaten, there's a section in our hearts that our best friend just owns.

9 Rules Of Best-Friendship We've Learned From Sirs Patrick Stewart And Ian McKellen

Posted 09.20.2013 | Good News

Want to learn the rules of a best-friendship? Look to two of the greatest actors of all time (we think so, anyway). Patrick Stewart and Ian McKelle...

5 Ways to Be a Better Friend, No Matter How Busy You Are

Erin Cox | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Cox

My friends have been my support system, therapists, sounding boards, cheering team and sisters for life. I don't know what I would do without these women who have made my life immeasurably better.

10 Reasons There's Nothing Like Female Best Friends

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.06.2013 | Women

"A friendship between college girls is grander and more dramatic than any romance," wrote Lena Dunham's character Hannah Horvath in "Girls." We'd argu...

10 Friendships You Never Thought Would Exist

HooplaHa | Posted 10.19.2013 | Good News
HooplaHa

When life gets tough, our friends are the medicine with which we pick ourselves back up. A good friend doesn't look a certain way, walk a certain way,...

Q'ing & A'ing With Alie and Georgia!

Christian Josi | Posted 10.14.2013 | TV
Christian Josi

My latest obsession is a hilariously charming new show on the Cooking Channel called Tripping Out With Alie & Georgia

LOOK: This Is How Your Best Friend Makes Life Better

Posted 07.31.2013 | Good News

Today is International Friendship Day. And it's got us feeling really sentimental about our closest pals. Remember that moment when you realized y...

When Girlfriends Save Your Life

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.25.2013 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

We fell into empathy with each other. Our similar sadness cancelled out the differences in our backgrounds and temperaments -- and we had the ability to make each other laugh until we peed our pants.

What a Taylor Swift Concert and My Best Friend Moving Across the Country Have In Common

Patrice Bendig | Posted 09.21.2013 | Women
Patrice Bendig

At that moment, sitting in the freezing restaurant across from her, the concert, summer and the reality of her news seemed far away.

Which Of These Amazing Women Do You Most Want To Hang Out With?

Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Forget celebrity crushes. We have fantasy celebrity best friends. Between Melissa McCarthy's amazing sense of humor, Lena Dunham's relationship adv...

Greta Gerwig: 'A Lot Of Women Can Lose Sight Of Each Other'

Posted 06.13.2013 | Women

Female friendships can be some of the most difficult and rewarding relationships in a woman's life. And Greta Gerwig, star of "Frances Ha," seems to a...

Why Friends Are The Secret To Staying Young

Posted 06.14.2013 | OWN

By Meg Wolitzer It's my 53rd birthday, and M is on the phone, speaking in the voice of a persnickety old woman. "What do you know, it's your ...