Friends

If you’re not currently poor, low-income, or broke, here’s what you can do this summer to support your friends and family members who might be.

How To Include Your Poor & Broke Friends This Summer

If you’re not currently poor, low-income, or broke, here’s what you can do this summer to support your friends and family members who might be. Read...
Alaina Leary    |   07.17.18   |   SHARE
Culture
 I didn’t realize was how much planning a wedding would teach me about friendship.

What Getting Married Is Teaching Me About Friendship ​

When my soon-to-be-husband proposed I knew wedding planning would teach me about our relationship. I didn’t realize it would teach me about Read...
Deanna deBara    |   07.9.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
After literally Googling ‘how to make friends as an adult,” I learned that the dating app Bumble had a mode for finding female friends called Bumble BFF.

9 Unexpected Things That Happened When I Used Bumble BFF To Make Friends

After literally Googling ‘how to make friends as an adult,” I learned that the dating app Bumble had a mode for finding female friends called Bumble Read...
Shannon Ullman of Your Tango    |   06.29.18   |   SHARE
Culture
No, not a relationship coach or therapist. I decided to go to a matchmaker.

My Friends Turned Out To Be Better Matchmakers Than The Professional

My first impression of the matchmaker was that she was someone with whom I’d be friends. Yet, my real friends turned out to be better matchmakers. Read...
Jen Glantz    |   06.29.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
Photo by Hannah Busing on Unsplash

When Divorce Breaks Up Friendships, Too

Why is it that when the fairy tale ends, people friendly with both parties so rarely maintain both connections? Divorce breaks up friendships, and Read...
Amy L. Freeman    |   06.4.18   |   SHARE
Sex + Love
(Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: How Should I Act When I Meet My Best Friend’s Awful Boyfriend?

I don't want to make my friend choose between me and her boyfriend. Yet, I think their relationship is deeply unhealthy and I worry about her. Read...
Erin Khar   |   05.30.18   |   SHARE
Ask Erin
I’m not ready to be mom material, and for that, I sometimes feel intimidated by my friends.

All My Friends Are Pregnant & I Am Jealous That I'm Not... Even Close

Friends call — once or twice a month — to tell me that they are pregnant.I’m no longer over-the-moon happy for them; I’ve become jealous. Read...
Jen Glantz    |   03.19.18   |   SHARE
Families
Your parenting network belongs to you.

The Power Of Building A Parenting Network

Your parenting network belongs to you. Only you know what type of values you want to teach, and what type of support you want to receive. Read...
Mariana Plata    |   03.2.18   |   SHARE
Families