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The reason you keep Googling friends who are no longer in your life

It was my own fault. I hooked up with a friend's boyfriend and instantly regretted it. I betrayed a friend I really cared about and nothing I could say or do would erase what I'd done. When our entire friendship group eventually found out, one by one, friends began dropping like flies

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Courteney Cox revisits her old 'Friends' apartment on Instagram

'Friends' star Courteney Cox posted a nostalgic throwback to the beloved '90s sitcom, taking a stroll outside her character's apartment in New York City.

Health & Fitness | Psychology!

7 Awkward Tips for Making New Friends | Psychology Today

Research find that friendships last an average of seven years, so we all find ourselves short on friends sometimes. Making new ones takes some effort, but it's worth it.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Will My Ex Move On If I Use No Contact?

Will your ex move on if you use the no contact rule after a breakup? Find out if using the no contact rule will get your ex back or push them away.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Panic After A Breakup

When you panic, you allow fear to dictate your reaction and you end up pushing them away even more.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Don't Hide Your Feelings: Honesty Truly Is The Best Policy, Study Finds

Researchers with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business found that our fear of honesty is unfounded. Most people can handle -- and want to hear -- the truth.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Mental Health Counseling for Heartbreak - Online Psychology Degrees

Mental Health Counseling and Coaching for Broken Heart Syndrome also known as Takotsubo cardiomyopathy or stress-cardiomyopathy

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How Long Before My Ex Moves On?

So you have been broken up with, which sounds only slightly better than saying you have been “dumped,” and you want to know how much time you have to g

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

3 Stress Sources And How To Reduce or Eliminate Them | My Organized Lifestyle

Yes, stress is a part of life, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make an effort to reduce the amount of stress in our lives for our quality of life and quality of health (both mentally and physically). Here are three common sources of stress and

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Interview With Breakup Coach Lee

Interview With Breakup Coach Lee by Staff.- - -Coach Lee, as he’s known, is somewhat of a real-life “Hitch.” In case you haven’t seen the movie, Hitch, ...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Been Dumped? 3 Questions For This Real-Life ‘Hitch’ Who Can Help You Get Your Ex Back!

Breakups hurt because the rug has been pulled out from under us. We had been giving our heart to someone and we thought they…

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

You *Can* Get Your Ex Back … If You’re Willing to Do This

You’ve just been dumped by the love of your life. You can’t stop crying, shaking and pleading for a magic potion to help you win their love back. Is that even a possibility? 

Psychology | Psychology

Will My Ex Forget About Me During No Contact Or Move On?

Will your ex forget about you during no contact? That is the most common question during coaching. People worry their ex will forget about them and want to know how to get an ex back that has moved on during no contact. I can tell you the opposite is usua

Psychology | Psychology

Does No Contact Work To Get An Ex Back?

Does the no contact rule work to get an ex back? Coach Lee explains how the no contact rule works to retract your ex boyfriend or ex girlfriend.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How To Break Up With Someone Without Hurting Them

How to break up with someone without hurting them or being a jerk. So you want to break up with someone but want to hurt them as little as possible? This article will show you the best way to break up with someone so that they start the healing process an

Psychology | Psychology

How Many Times Should I Take My Ex Back?

How many times should you take your ex back after a breakup? Should you take your ex back for a third time when they keep leaving you and coming back. When should I not take my ex back anymore?

Psychology | Psychology

Why Did My Boyfriend Cheat On Me?

Why did your boyfriend cheat on you? You probably fear it has something to do with you and think that if he wanted you more that your boyfriend wouldn’t have cheated. While it says more about your boyfriend for cheating, it’s impossible for you to be

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What To Do When Your Boyfriend (Or Girlfriend) Breaks Up With You

What to do if you when your boyfriend breaks up with you or when your girlfriend breaks up with you. If you have just been dumped by your girlfriend or boyfriend and you want to get back together with them, I can help you know what to do and say to get th

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What To Do When Your Ex Contacts You During No Contact

What to do if your ex contacts you during no contact. If your ex texts you during no contact this is what you should say to them in order to preserve your power and keep them missing you. It is important that you respond this way when your ex boyfriend or

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Did No Contact Not Work If Your Ex Hasn’t Contacted You?

If my ex does not contact me during no contact, does that mean the no contact rule does not work? Breakup coach and author Coach Lee answers this question.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What To Do When You Are Ghosted

Here is what to do when you are ghosted by a boyfriend or girlfriend. Being “Ghosted” or ghosting is a term people use to refer to a covert and immature way of breaking up with someone where the person simply stops responding to you. Rather than tell

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

How to Deal With Friends Who Only Call When They Need You

If you’ve ever had a friend who has treated you more like a utility than a friend, it could be time to cut bait. Read what a therapist has to say about those friends who only call when they need you.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Police Identify Viral David Schwimmer Lookalike Theft Suspect | Time

Police in the U.K. searching for a man resembling David Schwimmer, who played Ross from Friends, said the suspect has been identified.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Will & Grace & David Schwimmer, together at last

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Thursday, October 4. All times are Eastern.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Ross and Rachel on Friends originally weren't going to go on that break

Across the entire Friends saga, few storylines had as much of a lasting impact as the initial romance between Ross and Rachel, right up until they decided to take—as Rachel confusingly dubbed it—”a break.” After a few episodes of Ross being a real

Psychology | Relationships

3 Tips to Have Better Conversations

Be genuine. Be interested. And stop hogging the conversation.

Entertainment | Celebrities!

Matthew Perry was in the hospital for the last 3 months 

In a surprise tweet on Friday night, Matthew Perry revealed that he has been in a hospital bed for the past three months. We don’t know what specifically required Perry to be hospitalized for so long, but a representative told People back in August that

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

When Your Sense of Self Includes Your Best Friend

A new study on one of the best challenges of close friendship: knowing where one of you ends and the other begins.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

A Lack of Sleep Triggers Viral Loneliness | Thrive Global

A recent study found a direct link between poor sleep and social isolation. Here's what the researchers want you to know about their findings.

Psychology | Personality

What it Really Means to Hold Space for Someone

Do you want to be there for a loved one, but don't know how? Here are some techniques to help you 'hold space' for people in need.

Advice & Self-Help | Psychology & Relationships

Psychology Explains Why Blunt People Make The Best Friends

“Ten minutes with a genuine friend is better than years spent with anyone less.” – Crystal Woods We all know that one person who just tells it like it is – the friend that is brutally honest with us and gives us the tough love we need to make it t

Psychology | Personality

If You Think a Friend Might Be Suicidal, Ask

Don’t let your anxiety or worries about triggering someone hold you back.

News | Interesting Links

Why Male Dolphin Buddies 'Hold Hands'

Bottlenose dolphins in Australia call each other by name and touch frequently to maintain alliances with other males, a new study says.   

Psychology | Personality

Americans Are More Socially Isolated, but Less Lonely

What's the difference between social isolation and loneliness? And why is one rising while the other one is declining over time?

Psychology | Personality

What Is Anxiety Contagion?

Research shows that the human brain can pick up on and experience stress felt by our partners and friends.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

You Share Everything With Your Bestie. Even Brain Waves

Scientists have made astonishing discoveries about the nature and evolution of friendship. Without it, humans suffer significant physical and emotional damage.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Matt LeBlanc Is Actually The Reason Joey & Monica Didn't Get A 'Friends' Love Story

After witnessing the glory of Ross and Rachel, and Monica and Chandler, Friends fans probably aren't looking back and yearning for another love story. So it may be best that Matt LeBlanc prevented Monica and Joey from having a romance. In a new excer…

Entertainment | Entertainment

These people just watched Friends for the first time – and have questions

The beloved '90s sitcom is now available to stream on Netflix, and a new generation is binging it until their eyes fall out.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

Strong Friendships In Adolescence Pay Dividends In Adulthood : Shots - Health News : NPR

Researchers have found that people with deep friendships in adolescence had less anxiety and a greater sense of self-worth in early adulthood. Close friends matter, their study found.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

The average American has only one close friend — here's how we got to this point

Stanford psychologist Emma Seppala says Americans are experiencing a crisis of loneliness, and it's partly a result of our desire for independence.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Social Interaction Is Critical for Mental and Physical Health

Having friends is a critically important contributor to good health and longevity.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Did Monica and Chandler From 'Friends' Move Into the 'Home Alone' House? | Mental Floss

Despite living in two separate states, Monica and Chandler somehow wound up in the same house as the McCallister family.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

How to Make Friends Faster

Five scientifically proven ways to build meaningful relationships quickly.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Do Your Friends Actually Like You?

Recent research suggests that only about half of perceived friendships are mutual.

Psychology | Relationships

Everyone Secretly Hates Going Out, Study Says

Four out of five Americans said they made up excuses in order to avoid going out and instead played video games, ate in, or did chores.

Entertainment | Entertainment

David Schwimmer Isn’t on a Break Anymore

More than a decade after ​Friends​ left the air and with his new AMC drama ​Feed the Beast​, he's finally ready for the next stage of his career.

Psychology | Relationships

Connect With Spiritual Friends: Here's How

I knew I needed to make some new friends who shared my love for everything wellness and woo-woo, but I didn't know where to find these hip, heart-centered, crystal-loving ladies. Turns out, they're everywhere. You just have to know where to look. If you��

Psychology | Psychology

The Science of Making Friends - WSJ

Starting in early adulthood, our number of friends starts to decrease steadily; there are ways to reverse the tide, writes Elizabeth Bernstein.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

8 Reasons Why Dogs are the Best Friends Ever

Is it obvious how much we love animals here at HelloGiggles?  We're crazy about every species, but today, let's talk about dogs, and how they aren't only m

Health & Fitness | News Items

Support Best friends with a GREAT idea!

We're Josh Namm and Charles Haspel. We've been best friends for over 30 years. A few years ago, a few friends of ours were sending us links to articles when we thought

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

The Science of Making Friends

Starting in early adulthood, our number of friends starts to decrease steadily; there are ways to reverse the tide, writes Elizabeth Bernstein.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Science Explains How It Feels To Be A Cat

Cats can be independent, aloof and mysterious. Learn science-backed information that explains what it really feels like to be a domestic cat.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

When Friends Are 'Like Family'

The comfort of a close bond can sometimes morph into the restraints of bondage.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

90 Amazing Facts About the '90s

In this nostalgic List Show episode, John Green remembers the '90s.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Is ‘Friends’ Still the Most Popular Show on TV? -- Vulture

Why so many 20-somethings want to stream a 20-year-old sitcom about a bunch of 20-somethings sitting around in a coffee shop.

Pets & Animals | Pets & Animals

This Annual Festival In Nepal Thanks Dogs For Being Our Friends. Why Aren’t We Doing The Same? ⋆

We tend to say that human’s best friends are dogs, yet the people of Napal are setting the bar just a bit higher. During Diwali which is a sort of festival of lights that is celebrated every fall in India, Nepal and in other regions, they have set aside

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

David Schwimmer: Friends Reunion Isn’t a Reunion -- Vulture

You know that Friends reunion people have been gabbing about, where all the stars of the show's cast (minus Matthew Perry, who is stuck in London) will gather to honor director James Burrows?

Health & Fitness | Health News

Don't Cancel Your Dinner Plans

Nobody ever mentions the importance of an active social life.

Miscellaneous | Fun Stuff

Watch Taylor Swift Sing 'Smelly Cat' With Lisa Kudrow at L.A. Show | Rolling Stone

Taylor Swift is joined by Lisa Kudrow for a cover of "Smelly Cat" at the Staples Center. Justin Timberlake and Selena Gomez also made appearances.

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook Gives Users More Control Over Their News Feeds

Facebook announced a set of features that will give users more control over what they want to see in their news feed. In essence, you get to reprogram the social network’s algorithm.

News | Interesting Links

Two Personality Traits Which Predict Long Life

Why friends are better at predicting how long you’ll live from personality traits. Men with conscientious personality traits and those who are open to experience live longer, a new study finds. For women, those who are more agreeable and emotionally st

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

Why Your Old Friends Are Vital to Your Future

A new study finds surprising links between our youthful and adult social lives.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Someone Reimagined 'Broad City' as 'Friends,' Laugh Track and All, And It's the Best Thing You'll See Today

This is magical. A brilliant YouTube creator has finally answered that age-old question, "What would Broad City look like as an episode of Friends?" Answer? Like everything you'd want it to be.

Family & Parenting | Kids

How to Find a Best Friend - WSJ

It is harder for children to form lasting friendships; rising screen time and lots of activities get in the way.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Nerdist Presents: FRIENDS: REBOOTED

♫ So no one told you life was gonna be this way… ♫ It’s been a full month since Netflix released all ten seasons of Friends, which means we’ve had plenty of time to rewatch the series from start to finish. And…

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

24 Ways Monica And Chandler Ruined All Other Relationships For You

Life hack: Marry someone who forgives you for cutting off their toe.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

The Most Inspiring TV Apartments - Best Apartments on Television - Harper's BAZAAR

In honor of the return of fall TV (as well as the news that Friends is headed to Netflix), we've rounded up the most iconic apartments on television for a little weekend redecorating inspiration.

Pets & Animals | Animals & Pets

Seeing Eye Cat Adopts Blind Dog As Best Friend, Guides Him Everywhere

This is the classic story of a dog chasing a cat, though it turns the convention on its tail, so to speak. The remarkable tale of friendship focuses on Pudditat, a stray feline with a fierce reputation as a bully who grew close to Tervel, a blind ...

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9 Nostalgic Reasons We Miss Friends in GIFS !

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Friends finale, and despite the time that's passed, we're still going through withdrawal.

To help ourselves cope, we've found the animated GIFS that best illustrate why Rachel Green, Monica Geller, Phoebe Buffay, Chandler Bing, Ross Geller, and Joey Tribbiani will live in our hearts forever.