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Once you’re an adult, advice about friendships can start to take second fiddle to dating and parenting advice—and we think that’s just too bad! Friendships are just as important to adults as they are to children, and maintaining healthy friendships can be a major source of happiness. We’ve got some advice, quotes, and general expert know-how to help you do just that, no matter how old you are.

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The Ideal Best Friend for Every Zodiac Sign

Which zodiac sign is the most reliable? Which is the most fun? Discover the sign that can offer you the best friendship.

15 Unforgettable Female Friendships in Literature

For International Friendship Day, dive into the cherished novels that celebrate extraordinary and iconic friendships between women.


8 Discreet Signs You’re Being Taken for Granted—and What to Do About It

Being helpful is a good trait. But, let's face it: There are those people in your life who take your...


10 Ways You Can Brag Without Sounding Like a Jerk

There's nothing wrong with touting our own success, but it's easy to come off arrogant (and slightly annoying). Here's how...


10 Nosy Questions Everyone in a Relationship Gets—and How to Respond

Whether you're dating or married your friends and family are sure to ask some crazy personal questions. Here's how to...

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10 Simple, Fun Ways to Make New Couple Friends

What's even harder than finding your perfect other half? Finding another couple of like-minded, fun people to hang out with....


10 Amazing Trips You Need to Take With Your Girl Squad This Summer

Looking for a place to escape to with your BFFs? Whether it's a bachelorette party, a reunion, or just a...


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You Can (and Should!) Stick up for Yourself as a Bridesmaid—Here’s How

If your bestie is becoming a bridezilla nightmare, read on.



Two Pilots Were Flying from Oahu to Hawaii—Then They Heard the Engines Go Quiet

They swam through jellyfish, the threat of sharks, and 16 miles of exhaustion before being sighted.


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12 of the Best Movies About Friendship to Watch with Your Bestie

These fun flicks celebrate the joys and comforts of true friendship. Grab a tub of popcorn and settle in with...


He Dialed the Wrong Phone Number. The Guy Who Picked Up Is Now His Best Friend.

You never know what may come of a funny answering machine message.


What’s With the Hype Over Hygge? How to Incorporate This Danish Philosophy into Your Daily Life

Dreading the cold, dark months? This Danish tradition just might change how you feel about winter.

He Was a Gangster. She Was His Prosecutor. Now Their Unlikely Friendship Is Changing Lives.

DeQuandre Davis was doomed to a cycle of gang violence. Then everything changed.