Do Friends Make Us Happier, Kinder, Stronger, and More Successful?

The unsung powers of friendship: 7 studies

Friends are underrated. It is romantic relationships that are valued and celebrated. They have co-opted the word “relationship,” a great big word that should encompass much more than just coupledom. They get all the privilege — the respect, the recognition, the celebration. If romantic relationships turn into…

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Bella DePaulo

“America’s foremost thinker and writer on the single experience,” according to the Atlantic. Author of “Singled Out.” Harvard PhD www.belladepaulo.com