Nearly 80% of people have accepted invitations to events they didn’t want to attend.
These moving poems are a reminder that on Valentine’s Day, it’s OK to celebrate a broader definition of love.
Psychology researchers have focused on the idea that people form friendships with those who are similar, familiar and nearby. But how do individual people pick those who will become their friends?
The death of Matthew Perry has seen old and new fans reflect on the legacy of a television classic.
Being friendly at work can increase your happiness, productivity and help you make better use of your time. On the other hand, being unfriendly can make work less enjoyable and engaging.
Sometimes you have to let your friends know when they’ve made a bad choice in life but there’s a way to go about it.
The new book “Black and Queer on Campus” explores the range of experiences that Black LGBTQ students face at colleges across the US.
A sociologist interviewed dozens of middle-class Black singles about their friendships, freedom and dating lives.
You’ll likely spot a hanukkiah, which has become a shortcut to identify Jewishness.
Friendships between these two very different primates likely outlasted your promise to be best buds forever with your school classmates.
Canada’s immigration system should accept our chosen families and unconventional forms of love, such as friends with deep bonds.
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.
Many people are feeling the urge to quit Facebook. It’s not hard to do, technically speaking. It’s a good idea, however, to pause first and look back on your digital memories.
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.
Friends has made audiences laugh by breaching what we expect to happen when people speak.
The social restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic have illustrated how important human connections are to health.
Resilience, humour, hardship and tragedy – a unique survey reveals how ordinary New Zealanders coped during one of the world’s strictest COVID-19 lockdowns.
Together the social and emotional ‘jobs’ of adolescence – developing intimate friendships and achieving autonomy – make teens uniquely resistant to calls for social distancing.