Friendship

School Reunion - To Go or Not to Go, That Is The Question

Cameron McCulloch | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cameron McCulloch

I am today a much different person to that child. In some respects I would like to tell him it will be alright and deal with it for him, in others I am glad it has made me the man I am today. I honestly have to be hard pushed to fear anyone so it certainly did one thing for me, it built character.

A Cup of Tea and a Text Message

Julie Elizabeth | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Elizabeth

Walking into a heavy silent house lit by golden waving glass shadows, one full cup of tea sat on the kitchen counter. It was the cup of tea he never finished when we rushed into hospital two days before. Stale, cold and miserable it had spent 48 hours unaware of its fate.

Friends are like fashion...

Gina Lyons | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK
Gina Lyons

My best friends from home all have babies, marriages, businesses, studies. They live 70 miles away and are on total different time scales to "us Londoners"

10 Reasons Why Travellers Make Terrible Friends

Amy McPherson | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy McPherson

Yep. You know us. We are the ones who post photos and updates from exotic places on Facebook. We are the ones whose fashion collection make up of cultural rags from all the countries we have been. We are your friends. Your terrible, terrible friends who travel.

Stuff Your Chocolates And Flowers, It's Galentine's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The day before Valentine's Day, expect to see restaurants, bars and cafés jam-packed with happy looking ladies. Because 13 February is Galentine's...

African Paradise Found

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

We have come to the serene Diani Beach, on Kenya's south coast, near the border with Tanzania. Lions and elephants roamed here only a few decades ago when it had been mostly bush and undeveloped land.

20 Reasons Why Best Friends Are, Um, The Bestest

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The proof is in the pudding when it comes to the sheer awesomeness of best friends. So, to celebrate their incredible ways (and because it's our M...

Men United - A Team I Support Without Question

David Morrissey | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
David Morrissey

Men United is one team I am happy to support, without question. Sometimes we have to turn a blind eye to our friends little quirks and oddities, I know I did. My best mate is an Evertonian, I am a dyed-in-the-wool Red. And that's exactly what Prostate Cancer UK wants us all to do: get your friends together and do something great to beat this horrible disease that affects one in eight men. Men United hits the spot for a lot of people and has got some top blokes in its team. 200,000 and counting - and I'm one of them.

The Blink-182 Drama

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

So I'd imagine that most people have heard about the Blink-182 drama that hit the news this past week. As a self-professed music addict, I thought I'd chip in my two cents on the story. I'm not going to rehash the whole affair - a quick internet search will get you up to speed - and what I'm going to say doesn't have to only apply to this specific band.

Why I'm Fleeing the Country This Valentine's Day

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

February is traditionally the month for celebrating romantic relationships, while the single ones get pissed and end up being sick into a bin or in the bed of some stranger, but at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we're tired of it.

How To Help A Friend Who's Been Diagnosed With Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are an estimated 2.5 million people in the UK currently living with cancer. But statistics can feel irrelevant when someone you care about finds...

Natasha Hinde

Finding Friendship Online Is The Perfect Antidote To Big City Loneliness

HuffingtonPost.com | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In an age where the term trolling is an everyday utterance, it might come as a surprise that - rather than bullying one another - there are hundreds o...

24 Signs You're In A Bromance

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

So you thought you were just having beers and watching episodes of 24, turns out you were sowing the seeds for a full-on bromance. Kicking off the Mon...

The Importance of Finding Your Tribe

Amber Bell | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amber Bell

I always thought of myself as an incredibly independent person. And I am - to a certain extent. I moved out of my home city at 18, I funded my way through University and a few months ago I packed my bags and emigrated to Italy.

This Dying Dog's Bucket List Is Unbelievably Sweet

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Lauren Fern Watt found out that her English Mastiff, Gizelle, was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, she was absolutely devastated. Watt's ...

National Hugs Day: 12 Embraces You'll Experience In Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Limber up those shoulder joints and flex those arms wide y'all - 'cause it's National Hug Day. From man hugs to group hugs to keeping-yourself-warm...

Friendship Breakdowns; Ten Things You Need to Know

Kirsten Brown | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsten Brown

Funny things, aren't they; friendships? When they're good, you feel like you're wrapped up in a lovely emotionally supportive and hilarious bubble, but when they go south, it can be tricky to know how to handle it, devastating, even.

The Social Networking Stigma: Blocking

Claire Lim | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Tech
Claire Lim

Whatever the reason for the blocking, it is the right of the blocker to block whomever they wish, after all, it's their personal feed. Social networking is not real life and it must be remembered that we should separate the two.

Turn(it)around Bright Eyes

The Mac Twins | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Mac Twins

Sometimes the magnitude of everything you want to do in your lifetime is so overwhelming that you don't do any of them at all. Read all of Game of Thrones, re-visit chess, triathlon training - the list trundles on and on.

Controversial Joys: Benefits From the Social Media

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

Social media networks such as Facebook can be easily addictive, because we are interested in what our friends are up to lately. After all, we are social animals who love our friends...

Word Games

Caragh Little | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK
Caragh Little

We place ourselves on the blank canvas of others' judgment and opinions: longing to be liked, afraid of being hated, desperate for our words to find common ground with someone, even for a moment.

And The Top Ten Happiest Moments In Life Are...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are many things in life that make us happy - buttery crumpets, sunny days and cute cat videos being just some of them. Now, a new piece of re...

8 Reasons Why Your Best Friend Is WAY Better Than Your Boyfriend

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

From consoling one another over the House of Cards finale to discussing their latest boy troubles - friends are a crucial part of our lives. They'...

What It Means to Lead

Shannon Edwards | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Edwards

While fighting sadness, fatigue and pain over the past two years, Kate has written tirelessly about her friends, her family, her love of fashion; she's encouraged us to look at the devastating realities of Africa. She helped define who and how you can grieve if you don't know someone going through this intimately.

Christmas Cards - Is It Time to Stamp Them Out?

Paul Marshall | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Comedy
Paul Marshall

The trouble is that we all tend to think we're a little more well-liked than we are. Therefore, the receiving of a Hallmark offering is often the only validation we have of our self-perceived popularity.