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Friendship February 2012 Archive

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Fun and Friendship

Tuesday February 28, 2012
Two words I suddenly notice I'm coming across these days are "fun and friendship." Together. As in, join us for fun and friendship, or sign up now for fun and ... Read More

When Was Your Friend's Favorite Celeb Born?

Monday February 27, 2012
One of the fun ways you can keep in touch with a friend is by giving him or her an alert when their favorite celeb's birthday arrives. This is especially ... Read More

Jane Fonda Beautifully Writes About Her Friendship With Eve Ensler

Sunday February 26, 2012
I just caught this wonderful post from Jane Fonda about her friendship with Eve Ensler. (Ensler, for those of you that don't know, wrote "The Vagina Monologues," among others.) Fonda ... Read More

You're Important, Creative, and Extraordinary

Friday February 24, 2012
Have you read The Help? Or for that matter, watched the movie? I really enjoyed both the book and film, and in it one character, Aibileen, tells the children she ... Read More

Friendship Cards

Thursday February 23, 2012
I was buying a birthday card for someone the other day, and couldn't help noticing the other types of cards you could buy. There were several categories specifically for friendship. ... Read More

Vote! 2012 Nonfiction Book About Friendship

Wednesday February 22, 2012
About.com Friendship Readers' Choice Awards 2012 UPDATE: Voting is complete! Find out who won. Vote from among these five finalists for the favorite nonfiction book about friendship category. Learn more about ... Read More

Vote! 2012 Fiction Book About Friendship

Wednesday February 22, 2012
About.com Friendship Readers' Choice Awards 2012 UPDATE: Voting is complete. Find out who won! Vote from among these five finalists for the favorite fiction book about friendship category. Voting is open Feb. 22 ... Read More

Vote! 2012 Favorite Website for Meeting New Friends

Wednesday February 22, 2012
About.com Friendship Readers' Choice Awards 2012 UPDATE: Voting is complete. Find out who won! Vote from among these five finalists for the favorite website for meeting new friends category. Learn more about ... Read More

Vote! 2012 Favorite Online Game to Play With Your Friends

Wednesday February 22, 2012
About.com Friendship Readers' Choice Awards 2012 UPDATE: Voting is complete. Find out who won! Vote from among these five finalists for the online game to play with your friends category. Voting is open ... Read More

Vote! 2012 Favorite Friendship Blog

Wednesday February 22, 2012
About.com Friendship Readers' Choice Awards 2012 Voting is complete! Find out who won! Vote from among these five finalists for the favorite blog about friendship category. The finalists are presented in random ... Read More

Vote! 2012 Favorite Board Game to Play With Friends

Wednesday February 22, 2012
About.com Friendship Readers' Choice Awards 2012 UPDATE: Voting is complete. Find out who won! Vote from among these five finalists for the favorite board game to play with friends category. Learn more ... Read More

Benefits of Having More Friends

Wednesday February 22, 2012
If you have more friends in your life, you have a better chance of finding a best friend, working through conflict more easily, and attracting new friends. It's true! When ... Read More

Cheryl Tiegs Voted Off Celebrity Apprentice

Tuesday February 21, 2012
Did you happen to watch the new Celebrity Apprentice on Sunday? You know, I'm such a fan of that show. I don't know what it is, but the whole thing ... Read More

Getting People at the Office to Like You

Monday February 20, 2012
Being likeable is sometimes an underrated skill. It's something that people assume you either are or you aren't. While it's true that some people have a far easier time being ... Read More

She Won't Budge an Inch

Sunday February 19, 2012
There's a quote from Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew which says, "I'll not budge an inch." That's the way it is sometimes with certain friends. They get stuck on ... Read More

Friends Make Your Life Easier

Saturday February 18, 2012
Do you know people who just seem to bounce back quicker from things? Or who seem to be happier (sometimes, maddeningly so) and you wonder what their secret is? I'm ... Read More

Helping a Friend

Friday February 17, 2012
It's tough when a friend needs help and you're kind of stumped as to what to do next. Often, finding out more about what your friend is experiencing is a ... Read More

Whitney Houston's Close Friend Speaks Out

Thursday February 16, 2012
So much has been written about Whitney Houston since her death, and one Esquire article in particular caught my attention. Houston's long-time friend Robyn Crawford said of Houston: "She chose ... Read More

Stitched Heart Bookmark for Valentine's Day

Tuesday February 14, 2012
Here's a quickie craft project you can whip up today just in time for Valentine's Day. It involves a stitched heart bookmark with a card that says "you're tops in ... Read More

Pen Pals Develop 50 Year Friendship

Tuesday February 14, 2012
You know, there's something to be said for handwritten letters. Have I said that a time or two? LOL! I know, I have. Forgive me. It might sound a bit ... Read More

You Can't Stand Your Friend's Boyfriend

Monday February 13, 2012
One of the most common things people ask me is about the people their friends date. Namely, when your friend dates (or marries) someone you can't stand, what should you ... Read More

Have You Ever Set Friends Up?

Sunday February 12, 2012
What I mean is, have you ever set up friends to meet each other as friends only, when you know two people who might be a good friendship fit? I ... Read More

Women Help Friends Buy Stuff

Saturday February 11, 2012
An interesting bit of research surfaced recently on Media Bistro's PR Newser that talked about women and how they influence the purchases that their friends and family make. I understand ... Read More

Man Gives Best Friend His Kidney

Friday February 10, 2012
So what have you done for a friend lately? Dan Flack, who lives in the UK, gave his pal Robert Baldwin one of his kidneys. Now that's friendship! Their story ... Read More

Is a Friend of a Friend Your Friend? Or Not?

Thursday February 9, 2012
Does it seem like social networking changed the idea of friendship to the point where someone you may have never met in person can be a better friend than someone ... Read More

Putting In the Effort to Find a Friend

Wednesday February 8, 2012
I just finished Rachel Bertsche's new book, MWF Seeking BFF: My Yearlong Search for a New Best Friend. It's about her year-long search to find a best friend by having ... Read More

Special Calendar Days and Holidays

Tuesday February 7, 2012
People sometimes ask me where they can find a list of special days on the calendar. Sometimes they want to know about the more unusual or silly dates, like "National ... Read More

Goddess Bowl

Monday February 6, 2012
Still looking for ideas for Valentine's Day Gifts? I think this Goddess Bowl and Spoon from the Signals catalog is pretty cool. What a nice way to let a girl ... Read More

Hang Out With Friends This Valentine's Day

Saturday February 4, 2012
So much pressure goes into Valentine's Day, doesn't it? It seems like there are a lot of expectations about the day, and if you're not in a romance or otherwise ... Read More

Childhood Best Friends Help Shape Our Adult Outlook

Friday February 3, 2012
Very interesting research has surfaced from Concordia University about best friends. Co-author of the study, William M. Bukowksi, Ph.D., said that, "If a child is alone when he or she ... Read More

She Can Never Meet With Me Alone

Thursday February 2, 2012
I got a question recently from someone that is trying to get to know an acquaintance, and the scenario she describes is a familiar one. She's trying to connect with ... Read More

Lying Friends Quote

Wednesday February 1, 2012
Friends come in all shapes and sizes, and sometimes they are wonderful all the time and occasionally they aren't. What do I mean by this? Simply that sometimes friends are ... Read More

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