By Valerie Tejeda | 10/20/2012 - 15:00
There is something special about a good friend. Research shows that friendships are important for our sense of vitality, social support, comfort and continuity in our lives. Just like a romantic relationship, sometimes a friendship can end – either with a falling out or simply from growing apart. J. Maria Bermudez, Ph.D., LMFT, Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy at The University of Georgia, shares with us how to recover from losing a friendship.
Recognize the Loss
By Lee Hernandez | 09/03/2010 - 11:55
Less than a year ago, you couldn’t hear the name Selena Gomez without hearing about Demi Lovato. The Latina version of Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, the young actress/singers—both Disney stars—seemed attached at the hip. Lately though, when people talk about Selena’s BFF, a different name comes up, mainly country music sensation Taylor Swift. So what’s the deal? Who's Selena’s real BFF?
By Sarita | 02/17/2009 - 14:15
When my friend Celine spent a semester abroad in college, she came back with amazing tales from Europe filled with friendship and adventure.
A lot of those stories involved Jacob, a fellow American abroad who she immediately hit it off with. They spent sweet nights in Paris together—sightseeing and hitting the clubs—and even traveled to neighboring countries. He was handsome, brilliant and charming and she had the biggest crush on him.
Thing is, Jacob’s gay.