Friendship

Squad Goals: Keeping The 'Womance' Alive

Sophia Walker | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

It's 6pm on a Friday and the weekend has begun. But I'm avoiding texts from my girlfriends who I'm supposed to be meeting for a drink. I'm still at home waiting for my husband to return so we can exchange our baby like a dodgy brown package, and I can have my night out.

Why Photos Of These Best Friends Make One Dad Feel 'Very Emotional'

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Parents

A dad-of-two has opened up about the rush of emotions he feels when looking at photos of his youngest daughter and her best friend. American journali...

'One Last Goodbye': Elderly Woman's Dying Wish To Cuddle Her Cat In Hospital Is Granted

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In her final hours, an elderly woman wanted to be comforted by her best friend. And who could deny her that? A photograph shared on Imgur shows the mo...

We Never Give Up Fighting For Our Children

Amanda Alexander | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Parents
Amanda Alexander

In theory, when sharing a table at a sought-after restaurant, our social manual encourages us to talk around the tricky stuff, snapping away on our mobile phones and naturally sharing our proud moments on social media, but I couldn't quieten the voice that wants to acknowledge their plight.

Women Share The Best Drunken Experiences They've Had With Other Drunk Women In Toilets

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

There is nowhere on Earth more supportive than the ladies’ toilets on a night out. Whether you’re crying over boy drama or puking your guts up ove...

Bridesmaid Rewrites ‘The Real Slim Shady’ And Makes Wedding Speech History

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought Eminem was good at rapping, let us introduce you to ‘The Real Slim Katie’. A bridesmaid, known only as Katie, took on this stage pe...

Please Don't Stop Inviting Your Friend With Anxiety

Anna Gaunt | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Gaunt

Don't give up on your friend who cancels plans last minute. Don't confirm the overwhelming worries that may be preventing them from coming in the first place. I know how frustrating it is, but please don't stop inviting your friend with anxiety.

I Gave Up WhatsApp - Here's What 'Appened

Sophie Deal | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Tech
Sophie Deal

Giving up WhatsApp was refreshing, particularly to begin with, and gave me a lot more thinking space than I'd had in a while. Rather than being engaged in endless, meaningless exchanges, I was able to focus more on the real world.

An Open Letter To My Childless Friends

Lauren Godfrey | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Parents
Lauren Godfrey

Please don't stop trying to reach out to new mums - I may not reply but continue to contact me on as many different forms of social media as possible and as often as you can. Despite being incredibly caught up in my own world of spit up, babble, lack of sleep and dirty nappies, I try to listen and hear what you're telling me about your life too - honest.

How To Organise A Hen Party That Won’t Piss Off All Your Friends

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Wedding season is upon us, and while we promise we are all completely over the moon for our friends who have managed to escape the tumbleweed-filled w...

Dad Watches Tearfully As His 12-Year-Old Daughter With Autism Makes Friends With A Stranger

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Parents

The moment a 12-year-old girl with autism found a connection with another child at a playground moved her father to tears. The dad, from New York, US,...

Friends Invite Complete Stranger On Holiday After Their Mate With The Same Name Dropped Out

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When Bristol-born Joe McGrath had to pull out of a holiday with friends, his resourceful pals decided not to let the ticket go to waste. Instead, they...

Does My Infertility Make You Uncomfortable?

Sharron Phillips | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sharron Phillips

I can honestly say, even though I did feel jealous, I was always happy for them. At first I would say, "Oh don't be silly, don't feel bad telling me! I am fine!" Finding myself comforting them through the experience of having to tell their defective friend they were getting their bundle of joy after only a couple of months of trying.

This Teen Invited His Disabled BFF To Prom And They Had An Amazing Time

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When Tahj Oliver was thinking about who to invite to prom, there was only one clear winner in his mind - his pal Evelyn Araujo. The pair attended prom...

Resolving Friendship Problems In The Classroom

Gemma Bailey | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Parents
Gemma Bailey

This attitude from the adults forced the children to get creative and formulate their own solutions to resolve their friendship problems. This was not only more empowering for the children, but it also provided them with the opportunity to build their own resources to deal effectively with similar problems on their own in the future.

Woman Explains Why The ‘Fat Friend’ Stereotype Is Utter Bullsh*t

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A body confidence coach has called time on stereotypes relating to our boy type, saying people should never make assumptions about someone based on th...

I Can't Stop My Friends From Dying - But I Will Help Them Live

Jackie Scully | Posted 02.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jackie Scully

We, none of us, know how long we have left. So, we owe it to ourselves, our loved ones and our friends to make every day special. I cannot stop from friends from dying. But, I vow to do whatever I can to help them achieve their dreams and smile through their days.

Keep The Meltdown On The Down Low

Darren Brady | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Darren Brady

Whenever I was troubled, down or moody rather than talk to a friend I had another way of dealing with it - silence and sleep. I often walked straight past colleges and headed into the local park where I would lie on a bench, fall asleep and wait for my fellow students to turn up at lunch time at our hangout spot wiping the sleep from my eyes.

Best Friends Stage Fake Engagement To Get Free Dessert In Restaurant

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Cati Domitrovich, 19, and Alex Nagle, 17, aren’t even dating, but that didn’t stop them from getting “engaged” recently. Last weekend, the bes...

Student's Sweet Birthday Gifts To Grieving Friends Who've Both Lost A Parent Leaves Everyone In Tears

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vanessa Mendoza and Norma Bates have both had a tough couple of years, having both lost one of their parents. In May 2015, Bates’ mum died from canc...

Confessions Of A Rubbish Friend

Stephanie Kirsch | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Parents
Stephanie Kirsch

I want to tell you that I often see things that make me think of you. And every time I think of you I smile. I want you to know that I love you. I'm always here if you need me. You're always welcome in my home for a hug and a cup of lukewarm tea.

Girl And Her Best Friend Prove Friendship Comes In All Shapes And Sizes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.03.2017 | UK Parents

Any family who owns a pet know that the bond between animals and their owners is different to any human relationship. Now one family has shared an ado...

How Important Are Your Mama Friends?

Becky Clark | Posted 23.03.2017 | UK Parents
Becky Clark

Sharing my pregnancy news with my friends was exciting but being the first one to take the plunge was scary. Like Christopher Columbus with boobs, I found myself venturing into uncharted waters. Having no idea what to expect or even the faintest idea how to change a nappy it came as a sigh of relief when a work colleague suggested I try an NCT antenatal course.

These Guys Went On A 'Homiemoon' When All Their Mates Started Getting Married

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Two guys have taken their bromance to the next level by heading off on a ‘homiemoon’ together. “While everyone else is getting married and havin...

Best Friends Respond To Body-Shamers By Showing They Give Zero F**ks About Dress Size

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Australian models Kate Wasley and Georgia Gibbs are best friends who just happen to have different body types - while Gibbs wears a UK size 6, Wasley ...