Young people provide timely and personalised mental health support to friends – but sometimes find looking after their own needs difficult in the process.
Friendships between these two very different primates likely outlasted your promise to be best buds forever with your school classmates.
Start by creating a safe space by showing you beleive them.
Friendships are formed all across the animal kingdom and the ways in which they resemble human ones may surprise you.
Bridging generational gaps through friendship can help address loneliness, fight ageism and promote inclusion.
Canada’s immigration system should accept our chosen families and unconventional forms of love, such as friends with deep bonds.
The first step is to trust in the friendship and begin to explore how it can be sustained over time.
It can feel risky to try reconnecting with people in our lives after falling out of touch – but fears of rejection are often overblown.
Despite regular incidents of anti-migrant violence, peaceful and mutually beneficial relationships between South Africans and migrants can and do exist.
Friendships can end for many reasons, like a betrayal of trust or changing circumstances. The pandemic has highlighted fundamental belief differences between people, which has affected relationships.
Loneliness is everywhere - so how can we get better at making new friends? The answer: vulnerability, trust and time.
A series of experiments explored the seemingly radical idea that opening up to strangers can be deeply satisfying.
Friendship networks shrank during lockdowns. As we re-engage, how do we get our old friends back? And which do we want back?
Small-group learning activities can help students build social skills while enhancing academic achievement. This is particularly important for kids who face bullying or discrimination.
The novelist and philosopher’s views on love and relationships can help us be better friends.
In a new survey, Australians report a reduction in the quality and size of their friendships, not just during lockdowns, but months after they end.
Facebook users no longer see the site as a confidant. They’re struggling with how to deal with a messy codependence – and whether to just break up and move on with healthier friends.
Going vegan has been found to bring health benefits, but it can also impact your friendships.
Teenagers develop empathy over time, but those who feel safe and connected with their families may have a head start.
Maasai in Tanzania use their mobile phones all the time – usually to communicate with people they already know. But dialing errors can also breed friendships and business opportunities.