Friendships are important for our mental health, but many of us are out of practice cultivating relationships — here's how to get over the hump.
As we get older we have fewer but closer friends. When we lose one, there's a lot of shame involved. Experts share how to get over a friend ghosting.
Psychologist Wendy Walsh said surrounding yourself with people who know you from different parts of your life can benefit your mental health.
Clarke and Momoa played lovers Daenerys and Khal Drogo on-screen and have a special friendship off-screen, too.
In 1990, a third of US adults said they had 10 or more close friends. That dwindled to just 13% this year, per the Survey Center on American Life.
Lisa Torres told Insider her bridesmaids were thankful for her transparency. Still, she wishes she added more details before presenting it.
Marvel actors like Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, and Tom Holland are actually close off the screen. Here's a timeline of their fun interactions.
In a recent episode of Addison Rae's podcast, guest and close friend Kourtney Kardashian revealed she gave Rae advice about handling the paparazzi.
The comedians have more in common than meets the eye. From working on "SNL" to being concert buddies, here's a breakdown of their friendship.
Jealousy is good if it helps you understand your needs. Assess your own relationships and adjust to get what you want, therapist Rachel Sussman said.
Before calling, assess whether it's your place to do so, therapist Reshawna Chapple told Insider. If you do, avoid comparisons and long conversations.
David Dobrik and Trisha Paytas' friendship has completely disintegrated over the past two years. Here's a timeline of what went wrong.
Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen host a new Spotify podcast, “Renegades: Born in the USA.” Obama thought Springsteen was shy until they bonded over music and “libations” at the White House. “And then I said, ‘Well, he’s not as shy as I thought,'” Obama said. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Some female celebrities have found lifelong friends in other A-listers. Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah met as teenagers in a club in the ’90s. Jane Fonda’s and Lily Tomlin’s four-decade friendship began with the movie “9 to 5.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Ever since “Parks and Recreation” […]
Long-lasting friendships are important because they help boost our confidence, happiness, and overall wellbeing. Studies show that friendships help create a sense of belonging and offer strength in face of adversity. To strengthen a friendship you should consider three factors: positivity, consistency, and vulnerability. Visit Insider’s Health Reference library for […]
When your friend is dealing with emotional pain following a breakup, your first instinct might be to bash their ex or help them make sense of the loss. But those comments won’t help them in the long run, “Breakup Bootcamp” author Amy Chan told Insider. Instead, offer ways to help […]
Karamo Brown told Insider the phrase he always uses to reach out for support from his friends and family. “I need you to love me a little louder today,” is the “Queer Eye” culture expert’s go-to. It’s particularly useful for people who are considered the “strong one” in their friendship […]
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