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Best Friends

The Grief of Losing a Best Friend

Nancy Alvarez | Posted 06.24.2012 | Fifty
Nancy Alvarez

When I was a child, two things were most important to me: my girlfriends and creating a dance, a picture or a story to delight my soul. I don't know w...

Watch Wild Flag Put Their Friendship To The Test

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts

One of the best things about the Portland/DC-based band Wild Flag is their amazing interpersonal dynamic and chemistry. This is why HuffPost Arts deci...

Why Busy Philipps Is The Ultimate Best Friend

HelloGiggles | Posted 04.05.2012 | Women

I don't write about celebrities and I am definitely not a writer. But the relationship between Michelle Williams and Busy Philipps has ignited the wri...

Friend or Enemy?

Ilana Ross | Posted 05.08.2012 | College
Ilana Ross

My best friend Michaela and I didn't realize we were best friends until junior year when I rowed from Tangier to Spain to visit her, and save her from...

Pit Bulls May Be Legal In Miami-Dade Once Again

Posted 01.23.2012 | Miami

In 1989, a pit bull ripped apart a young Miami girl's face and torso. In response, Miami-Dade made it illegal to own the short-snouted breed. Off...

Why I Gave My Friend a Pineapple for Her Birthday

Anne Hilker | Posted 03.16.2012 | Home
Anne Hilker

I bet you are wondering why I would give my friend a pineapple as a present instead of going with, say, earrings or a bracelet. The pineapple is part of my approach to life.

The Key To Avoiding A Midlfe Crisis?

www.dailymail.co.uk | Posted 12.06.2011 | Fifty

Most women treasure the time they spend with their closest girlfriends. And according to new research, it is exactly this that makes women in mid-l...

My Gay Best Friend: She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 12.01.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

After telling me for three years she loves me and wants to be with me, she now suddenly doesn't feel that way.

The Television Best Friend Hall Of Fame

Posted 11.23.2011 | Parents

If we are the company we keep, then it’s smart to be concerned about who your child is hanging around with. And, there are all kinds of friendship ...

Could You Work With Your Best Friend?

The Grindstone | Posted 10.10.2011 | Women

Hopefully, we all have a close friend or two at work. We work with these people at least eight hours a day. We spend the majority of our waking hours ...

The Do's And Don'ts Of Going To College With Your BFF

| Meg- University of Delaware | Posted 10.11.2011 | College

It started at the bus stop. I was probably wearing obnoxiously colored leggings and keds, and she was probably wearing a denim jumper and Mary Janes w...

My Favorite Ant

Terrell Harris Dougan | Posted 09.13.2011 | Women
Terrell Harris Dougan

We met over anthill in a field between our two back yards. I came out of my back gate to find a little girl exactly my size standing there, watching the ants at work.

WATCH: BriTANick Explains It All

Posted 09.10.2011 | Comedy

When you're best friend has a fling with your girlfriend you need to hear all the details... no matter how painful or how long a story it is. Closure ...

Is Having a "Less Than Perfect" Friend Better Than Having No Friend at All?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.29.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

It's so easy to become attached to the idea of "having a best friend" that we ignore the reality of a flawed friendship.

WATCH: Disappointing Gay Best Friend

Posted 08.28.2011 | Comedy

'Disappointing Gay Best Friend,' our favorite series of web shorts about holding your friends to unrealistic expectations, is back for its second seas...

What Book Character Would You Love To Be Best Friends With?

Posted 08.02.2011 | Books

This week, we asked Huffington Post readers to let us know what book characters they would love to be best friends with. While we received some respon...

Julia Child's Recipe For Best Friends

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

Julia and Avis met in person for the first time in Paris, two years and 120 letters after they first became acquainted. Over that time period, their relationship had gone from one of being total strangers to intimate soulmates.

What Makes Best Friends So Powerful?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

What is it about certain best friendships that connects us with the essential, enabling communication to traverse time and space?

No best friends but plenty of contacts

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

QUESTION Hi, I have grown up moving around a lot---five middle schools and six elementary schools to be exact. Always being the new kid conditioned ...

To Hug Or Not To Hug?

Rachel Bertsche | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Bertsche

Can we please talk about the most awkward moment of a girl date? Because it's killing me.

Girl-Hate-Girl Action

Rachel Bertsche | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Bertsche

Everyone has someone they can't be friends with.

Hey Ladies! 10 Tips To Make New Friends

Rachel Bertsche | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Bertsche

Tried and true strategies for making friends.

What Do You Call Losing a Friend? Let's Take the Long Way Home

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

Why isn't there a name for having your closest friend die? There is widowhood, there is being orphaned. The friends we love, the family of our heart -- we have no customs for mourning that loss.

Let's Take The Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship

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

It's rare that I gush over books but I fell in love with Gail Caldwell's newest book: Let's Take The Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (Random Hou...

Attention Hollywood: Bring Back the Real Best Friends

Laura Stepp | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Laura Stepp

As a female colleague who works closely with the entertainment industry asks, "Why can I think of more teen girls on TV who got pregnant than those who have a close girlfriend?"