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What to do when You’re Stuck in the Middle of a Fight

It’s bad enough when your friends aren’t getting along. Being stuck in the middle can make the whole situation twice as awkward and stressful. You want to make sure both of your friends know you care about them, and their feelings. But you also want to avoid being pulled into the drama yourself. The way [...]

Why your Friendship Needs Compromise (And how to go About it)

Do you ever wonder how some people do it? They hold on to friendships year after year, through up’s and down’s, silly arguments, busy schedules, and bad days. Keeping a friendship strong over time can definitely be a challenge. So what’s the secret? One word: Compromise. Maybe you disagree on the direction for your group [...]

5 Easy ways to show your Friends they Matter

Thanksgiving is the perfect time to reflect on the things you appreciate most. For many of us, friends and family are at the top of that list. But when was the last time you made an effort to show the people in your life how much they matter? Taking the time to let your friends [...]

The Scary Problem with Pretending to Be Somebody Else

Halloween is finally here, and that means it’s time to get dressed up for a night of tricks, treats, and fun with friends. Whether you’re going as a superhero, celebrity, or something a little spookier, there’s no denying that pretending is part of what makes Halloween so exciting. It can be fun to be someone [...]

4 Simple Steps for Building Friendships that Last

A new school year means new classes, new faces, and if you’re lucky, some new friends as well. But while the beginning of the year is the perfect time to connect with potential friends, maintaining those friendships can be a bit tricky when September comes to an end. It’s not uncommon for a friendship that [...]