Autistic people are not only more likely to feel lonely but are also more likely to experience it more acutely than non-autistic people according to new research.
Bridging generational gaps through friendship can help address loneliness, fight ageism and promote inclusion.
Friendship networks shrank during lockdowns. As we re-engage, how do we get our old friends back? And which do we want back?
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.
Anxiety about starting school is common – among both children and parents. This can be for many reasons, but it’s useful to keep in mind exposure to our fears helps reduce anxiety.
Navigating friendships as a teen can be hard. Parents can help by modelling good behaviour and making sure their teen feels they can talk to them about their friendships.
Encouraging good social skill development benefits your young child throughout their life.
Social media is making it easier than ever to measure your perceived popularity against your peers in ways that damage are well-being.
Bringing back the diminished tradition of eating lunch together may be the solution.
New research shows young men are more likely to make friends but women tend to have the strongest friendships.
The start of a new school year is the time when shy teenagers are least likely to be excluded from new friendship groups.