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Childhood Friendships

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

TueNight | Posted 07.30.2014 | Women

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

Mute in Middle School

Robin Hoffman | Posted 08.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

He must have thought I was mute. Whenever I saw his sparkling smile and slightly-bowed legs coming down the junior high halls anywhere near my locke...

The Day My Daughter Learned To Share Me

Rachael Clarke | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
Rachael Clarke

I had been noticing it lately with her dolls and stuffed toys, the role-playing, the goodnight kisses, covering them in blankets, feeding them, rocking them to sleep. But it was more than that; she was ready to share me with someone else who needed me too.

Do You Keep In Touch With Childhood Friends? (POLL)

Posted 05.16.2013 | MarloThomas

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Marcie Roth: New York City, January 2013

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

I email Marcie, and the 30 years of time apart becomes an instant prism of life, radiating the full rainbow of light upon our rekindled friendship.

What I Did on My Spring Vacation

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 06.16.2013 | Fifty
Rob Hiaasen

He taught me to drive his '65 Mustang -- white with red pinstripes. (I was not the legal driving age.) I remember backing into something hard and unforgiving to his bumper.

You've Got a Friend

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 03.18.2013 | Women
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

No photo, witty posting or apt political cartoon can match sitting on a park bench with a friend. No amount of clicking "like" stands in for keeping me company before a scary mammogram. Friends take that seat next to you so you don't sit alone.

Will Your Kid Succeed in Life? Ask Their Friends

Posted 09.24.2012 | Parents

By: Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor Published: 09/21/2012 09:11 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily Those looking to predict a person's chance...

An Unfinished Friendship: She Would Have Been 30 Today

Lori Fradkin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Women
Lori Fradkin

What I didn't realize at the time of Nicole's death is that friendships often curve back around as we get older.

Why Alone Time Is So Important for Boys And Girls

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Modern parents are almost obsessed with filling up their children's time. There are after-school classes, team sports, camps, lessons. What's often missing from the schedule is valuable time spent alone.

Why do some women have such a hard time making friends: Nature or nurture?

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

Many women write to me perplexed about why they can't form close friendships. They try new approaches, put themselves in all the right places, see the...