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Two Men With Dementia Become Life-Long Friends

Marie Marley | Posted 12.18.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I remember reading somewhere that people with Alzheimer's enjoy being with others like them. The following story clearly illustrates that.

'They'll Be Best Friends Forever'

Mike Reynolds | Posted 12.04.2014 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

I've never been a sister or had a sister. I've just gone along assuming sister experts were right; that our two little girls would walk hand in had across clouds, their pet unicorns nibbling at magic dust they held in cupped hands.

35 Thank-You Messages For Your True Best Friends

Lexi Herrick | Posted 11.24.2014 | Women
Lexi Herrick

Thank you for being there for me when I call you and need someone to just listen. It doesn't matter where we are in this world or in our lives, I know you will always pick up.

Divorce Confidential: Tips for a Healthy Marriage

Caroline Choi | Posted 11.16.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Just because you're married, doesn't mean dating goes out the window. It's easy to find yourself in the same monotonous routine once you're married, especially given all the new responsibilities you may face as a couple and as parents.

LOOK: Best Friends Recreate Childhood Photo 20 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 11.17.2014 | Good News

Updated 11/17/2014, 9:25 a.m. Nearly 20 years ago, a group of six kids gathered around a table in their hometown of Los Angeles and smiled for a pi...

The 25 Stages Of Best Female Friendships

Bustle | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Bustle

Somewhere in this world, right now, there is a woman who is writing you an email so packed with inside jokes, it would take skilled linguistic researchers days just to figure out what the first sentence means.

5 Tips To Deal With Your Friend's Divorce Drama

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 12.07.2014 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

"Best friends forever": It's a phrase can get pushed to the limits when you're the go-to support person for a devastated friend after her divorce. Initially, you're right by her side, especially at midlife and beyond, when you've been friends for decades.

Dudes Tell Their Friends 'I Love You;' Create A New Bro Code

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.06.2014 | Gay Voices

It's not exactly in a man's bro code to say "I love you" to male friends all the time. Perhaps that's because of constructed societal standards th...

Why It's OK Not To Be Best Friends With Your Spouse

Janie Emaus | Posted 12.06.2014 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

I'm not one to share sad stories...this however is a love story. Between two friends. My Dad was diagnosed with brain cancer. His best friend Al, never left his side. In the hospital he was there, with ice chips and the occasional perfectly... timed quip. His wit and intelligence is unmatched. And his understanding of my father, like no other.

Lindsay Holmes

10 Things Only Your Childhood Best Friend Understands

HuffingtonPost.com | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living

In the Harry Potter series, longtime BFFs Harry Potter and Ron Weasley demonstrated what it means to stand by your friends. They went through their fi...

An Open Letter to the Greatest Gifts of My Life: My Friends

Mackenzie Long | Posted 11.05.2014 | College
Mackenzie Long

They are the heroes of my life. The people that somehow waltzed into my life and the people of whom I will never be able to let go. I don't know what I did in a past life to deserve them. They are my kindred spirits, my soul mates.

My Best Friend Left Me When I Needed Her Most

Amy Hubbard | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Amy Hubbard

One of the best parts about being in your twenties is that you don't owe yourself to anyone. One of the worst parts about being in your twenties is that no one owes themselves to you, either.

Teaching Our Daughters About Friendship Breakups

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 10.28.2014 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

There are myriad resources available to couples who are looking for help to save a broken relationship, but there seems to be a distinct lack of support for women (or men) who want to fix a troubled friendship.

Long Lost Friends Learn They're Actually Brothers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.27.2014 | Good News

In hindsight, it makes perfect sense. Duncan Cumming and Ron Cole grew up as best friends in Ottawa, Canada, in the 1950s, but it wasn't until 2013...

The Problem With 'Best Friends Forever'

Andrea Jarrell | Posted 10.21.2014 | Women
Andrea Jarrell

If young girls form their ideas of Mr. Right based on romantic comedies like Say Anything and When Harry Met Sally, don't we also dream of friendships like those in Thelma and Louise and Fried Green Tomatoes?

These Bear Cub BFFs Are Lining Up To Take Care Of Each Other

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.08.2014 | Good News

There are some things you only share with your closest friends, and, luckily, these little bears learned that early on. In this video uploaded by ...

Can We Still Make Best Friends After 40? Hell, Yeah

TueNight | Posted 09.29.2014 | Women
TueNight

Knowing myself better -- which of course comes with age -- has helped me know what I value most from friends better.

How I've Kept the Same Group of Pals Since Preschool

TueNight | Posted 09.27.2014 | Women
TueNight

My childhood friends are my partners in crime, my trusted advisers and an eternal source of laughter in my life.

I Never Forgot My First Friend. Facebook Brought Us Back Together Years Later

Elizabeth Mahon | Posted 09.22.2014 | Good News
Elizabeth Mahon

So I went on Facebook to search for her. I wanted to see if she remembered me and if perhaps there was a chance of reconnecting, if only to say hello and briefly catch up. When I found her, I sent a message describing who I was and asking if she remembered me. She did.

Should You Listen to Your Best Friend?

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 09.15.2014 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

What if we could really be mirrors for each other -- and believe the truths that our greatest friends reflected back to us?

3-Year-Old Spends Almost Every Day With His 89-Year-Old Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 07.10.2014 | Good News

Friends come in all shapes and sizes. But for a 3-year-old Minnesotan preschooler named Emmett Rychner, a best friend comes in the shape of his ne...

10 Tips to Secure Your Friendship Future

Diane Gage Lofgren and Margaret Bhola | Posted 09.07.2014 | Women
Diane Gage Lofgren and Margaret Bhola

How do you fit in face-to-face, heart-to-heart time with friends and then keep those relationships vibrant? Here are 10 ways to prioritize and strengthen your female-to-female bonds:

How to Fall in Love in 15 Seconds

Jessica Pan | Posted 08.26.2014 | Women
Jessica Pan

He said that all he does is study and he did not laugh at any of my jokes. I asked him what his deal breaker was. "People who make a joke out of everything." I looked down at my own notecard, on which I had scrawled, "People who take life too seriously. And mouth breathers."

Will You Come to My Funeral?

Audrey van Petegem | Posted 06.17.2014 | Fifty
Audrey van Petegem

During a conversation I was having with my husband about an old friend, I asked him, "Would you go to his funeral?" My husband pondered this and responded, "No, probably not."

13 Reasons A Bestie Is Irreplaceable, As Told Through Our Favorite Fictional BFFs

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos & Amanda Duberman | Posted 06.09.2014 | Women

No one understands you like a best friend. Not your mom, not your sibling, not your spouse. A best friend will sit with you while you're crying, know ...