Friends

Teens defending texting & driving are tearfully silenced by one woman’s story (VIDEO)

An emotional texting-while-driving PSA by the reality TV YouTube channel Summer Break has the tears flowing and everyone rethinking their…

The 7 types of men you need in your life

#3. The Not Husband: He helps you carry furniture up a flight of stairs, but won’t argue with you about the side-by-side vs. the bottom freezer.

15 ways to be the best mom-friend ever

Meeting other moms isn't especially hard—it's keeping them that's the challenge. Try these tips for making and keeping new friends in this important stage of life.

The spiritual practice of small talk

Hate chatting about the weather, The Bachelorette, the traffic? Don't despair: small talk can lead to strong friendships.

7 fictional heroines that will be your new BFFs

In my opinion, you can never have too many friends—real ones or from some amazing books to definitely add to your summer reading list.

The 8 types of women you absolutely need in your friend tribe

Just having friends isn't enough—every woman needs a tribe.

How to be truly awesome

Forget passing trends and popularity contests. There are only 4 ways to be genuinely awesome in the eyes of your friends and ourselves.

The 3 questions every woman is dying to be asked

Getting to know someone on a deeper level requires knowing what to ask.

The art of the tea party

Tea professionals, writers, and enthusiasts share their secrets and recipes for transforming any old afternoon into an elegant tea party (with minimal effort).

The difference between speaking up and speaking too much

In giving a homily on the importance of the spoken word, Pope Francis lead one woman to appreciate the power of kind, thoughtful conversation over gossip, or even true but hurtful words.

The importance of ‘love thy neighbor’

Every year, the building I live in holds a party for Neighbors' Day. We eat, drink, laugh, and come together in extraordinary ways.

How to be the perfect wedding guest

Want to be on everyone's "best guest" list? (Of course you do!) Use these easy etiquette guidelines to have fun and impress any host.

10 things every bride wants her bridal party to know

Being a bridesmaid can feel like both an honor and a balancing act, so we asked ten real brides what they appreciate most about the women standing by their side.

The best way to combat loneliness when you’re new in town

What one woman did to bring greater meaning to her life when she moved to a new town.

You, me, and Leigh

What living with my single friend has taught me (and my family) about friendship and unexpected blessings.