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Should You Regret Lost Connections?

Today, I received some really good news. My first instinct was to share it with my family.  But when I picked up my phone, I had to pause: who would I call? It's not that I don't have a family. I d…

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When Your Friends Mean More Than Your Spouse

Friends matter. They always have. We count our friends like money in the bank. The more we have the better we feel. Having a spouse is a bit more dicey…we don’t always feel like our spouse is our BFF.…

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How To Soldier On Amidst Criticism

When you decide to broadcast your life publicly - on the internet and in books - it comes at a price. While most of the attention I garner is preciously positive, some of it stings like the dickens. …

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Considering The True Value Of Stuff (Clutter)

Strangely enough, the conversation about the true value of stuff started during a group call when a student asked, "What about all of these business cards?" Years ago, she had a job that allowed her …

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5 Things Every Teen Wants Their Parent to Know

Have you ever thought of asking your teenager for advice? "What???" you might reply. "Why would I do that? What could she possibly know about life that I don't know better?" And here's the answe…

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Scientists Say: Don’t Be Friends With Your Man’s Friends

Written by Natalie Gontcharova for YourTango.com A recent study published in the American Journal of Sociology has found a link between erectile dysfunction in older men and friendships between the…

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Goose Becomes Man’s Best Friend (video)

At Echo Park in Los Angeles, an unlikely friendship has formed between a retired salesman and a Toulouse goose. Check out their adorable bond: See an update on the best friends here. Related…

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Life-Changing Friendships: Finding Your Tribe

“Life is partly what we make it, and partly what is made by the friends we chose.” --Tennessee Williams My friends provide a mirror for the best parts of myself.  It took me a long time to learn …

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Are Online Friends ‘Real’ Friends?

If you posted a suicide note to your friends on an online social networking site, would anyone reach out to help? Are online friends “real” friends? "Took all my pills be dead soon bye bye ever…

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How Friendships Improve Health

Move over omega 3’s and colorful berries!  There’s something else on the menu for good health and longevity…friendship. In numerous studies, researchers are finding that people who have strong …

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