Having a best friend is the best, but they can fill you with a very specific kind of rage, too.
We asked people to detail the messy entrails of their friendship fallouts. The reasons range from pedophilia and white privilege to Evangelicalism and pathological lying.
I'm a straight boy who doesn't know how to make friends with boys but I'm starting to realize that's fine.
The app, which formerly paired up Palestinians with Israelis, hopes to build relationships between people we expect to hate each other.
Games like Oxenfree and Life Is Strange show us that Character A need not always end up humping Character B, and that's a good thing.
We talked so much online that we became unable to deal with the emotional fallout of our lives IRL.
In between chatting about boring things like international trade and climate change at this week's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in the Philippines, the president got pretty cozy with "APEC hottie" Justin Trudeau.
Six men aged 19 to 30 talk about how they form bonds with other guys, and how those bonds can fall apart.
Thoughts on how and why people put so much of themselves into their pursuit of sex.
Autism in girls is not acknowledged enough, which is why this film is so important.
In Lauren Monger's latest episode of Habits, the punk animals grill veggie burgers, learn how to give the perfect high five, and discuss familial love.
To find out why guys can't make connections with each other, I turned to hug therapy, apps, academia, and, uh, Tucker Max.
Yes it's awful, but is it also an existential self help guide on par with 'The Alchemist'?
A good friend is always there for you, whether that picks putting your heart back together or cleaning you up after you puke.
We met the distinguished writer to discuss her new memoir, loneliness, cultural decline, and all the other fun stuff that comes from a life in letters in New York City.
Chloe Caldwell recalls her last days with slam poetry legend Maggie Estep, who passed away at age 50 one year ago today.
There's no sex or booze in the New York Bear Den, just plenty of red velvet cake and outgoing gay men.
Instead of empowering me, filing a complaint against my troubled boss made me feel powerless, like I had betrayed a kindred spirit.
Emily Gould's new novel, Friendship, reads like "young adult" fiction about "adult" problems, like getting or not getting an abortion. We loved it, so we sat down with Emily to discuss her book and her online feminist bookstore, Emily Books.
The inmates I spoke to at the Aiud penitentiary in Transylvania say it's their deadbeat friends' fault that they are locked up.
During sophomore year of high school, my best friend's little brother was on lockdown because he was suspended for blazing at school. My best friend wanted me to help her brother stay sober, but when her brother offered to smoke me out, I couldn't reject
Growing up, I thought that the definition of "friend" was pretty simple. It meant someone you shared common interests with, could sit with for prolonged moments of silence and not feel weird, and cared about in a way that wasn't driven by ulterior motives…
This time, I couldn't take it. Egon had thrown off the balance, refusing to comprehend the burden that he placed on us, and completely disregarding what we had given him—a purpose. In front of all of us, he spat on that purpose in defense of whatever brit…
Friendship is a constantly self-renewing frontier of human relationships, a Wild West of emotional and temporal adventure times. The stuff of great friendships applies to kindergarteners sharing a snack as much as it does to Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks wat…