Friendships

How About Just Being Nice and Polite to Each Other?

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daisy May Sitch

Certain happenings of late have got me thinking about etiquette. Take for instance the sorry state/lack of genuine "Hey, good morning. How are you?" in the workplace or the mass disruption of the tube strike by the RMT and TSSA unions. Better yet, a fellow journalist being trolled for getting Vincent Vinturi's "rape manual" eBook removed from Amazon.

Are Old Friendships Worth Re-igniting? If You Think There Is a Chance, Here Is How to Find Them

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The large majority of friendships, even very good ones, simply drift apart as the schism between two people who were once friends grows so wide that neither one has the interest or energy to keep up the relationship.

10 Brilliant Quotes That Sum Up Friendship

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Our friends are the ones who pick us up when we fall (usually because they've bought us 10 vodka shots beforehand), say the right thing to cheer us up...

Why It's So Difficult To Make (And Keep) Friends When You're An Adult

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Arranging to meet friends, the older you get, becomes less about spontaneity and more about 'let me check my diary' and settling on a date weeks - eve...

Does Divorce Run In The Friendship Group? Men Inspired By Friend's Relationship Breakdown

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Almost a quarter of men who are either getting a divorce or considering splitting up with their partners were influenced by a friend's relationship de...

Building Our Tribe

Amy Anka | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

Whether it be your therapist, hairdresser, sister, or best friend, make sure you build that tribe, and surround yourself with people who encourage, inspire, and remind you of how truly fabulous you are.

Make Friends With Your Wisdom

Ladan Soltani | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ladan Soltani

Funny how we always run to our friends to share our problems, yet more often than not, that's looking for answers in all the wrong places.

Brave Communicado

Carrie Lloyd | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Lloyd

The word 'confrontation' terrifies the Twinings out of the Brits. I believe us not bravely communicating our feelings is a gigantic reason for divorce, illness and a plethora of bad behaviour.

Have You Done Your 2013 Facebook Cull Yet?

Cynthia Lawrence | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Tech
Cynthia Lawrence

While I am grateful for the new acquaintances made over 2012, I soon discovered that as soon as Facebook can create friendships it can also end them. Which is why I intend to do a Facebook cull to rid any toxic friends intent on spreading negative energy to ruin my karma!

"She's a Health Freak!" Don't You Mean 'Geek'?

Heleana Quartey | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Heleana Quartey

Plodding away on that treadmill may leave you thinking only of the destination of loosing that stubborn five pounds/that muffin top etc; but you can lose a whole day biking in Epping Forest or the South Downs, or kayaking in Snowdonia and not realise how many calories you've burned through.

Are You Addicted to Change - And Allergic to Commitment?

BritChick Paris | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

I am certainly not cured of my fear of being tied down. But I know now that fantasising about a life that 'could' be means you miss out on the life you have. Head in the clouds is fine but feet on the ground is better.

Game Over: How can you Lose Someone you Never Really Had?

Olivia Rose | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Rose

I don't hate people. I will mourn the loss of this person in my life, regardless of how I've been treated, with dignity and respect, not only for me but for him. It might make it harder, but he is from Mars after all, and it isn't that great there from what I understand.

Come Here Often? Study Finds New Way Of Predicting Online Friendships

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 03.10.2011 | UK

Remember that man you’ve seen in the gym, on the Tube and at your favourite restaurant? Turns out he could be your new best friend. Well, according ...