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In Defense of Not Being Social All of the Time

Did you know your brain can only handle five meaningful relationships at once?

4 Ways to Choose the Best Workout Buddy for Your Fitness Squad

Because nothing ruins a workout like a downer friends.

How Weight Gain Affects Your Relationships (and Why It's So Important to Stay Connected)

While the reality TV star chose to hide from the camera (and his family), when you gain weight, you should really be leaning on your loved ones even more for support.

Friends Are Better Than Painkillers

Why pop a pill when you can surround yourself with pals?

What I Learned from a Month of Workout Dates

Trading in brunch for barre can boost your physical strength <em>and</em> the strength of your friendships. Win-win!

What I Learned from Helping My Friend Pace a Marathon

Running may be a solo sport, but there is no 'I' in marathon

Instagram Duos You Need to Be Following for the Ultimate BFF Fitspo

These pairs are basically living versions of the two-people-dancing-with-bunny-ears emoji .

Peeple: A New App That Will Let You Rate Everyone You Know

Billed as "Yelp for people", the app will allow you to review all your friends

12 Ways Your Best Friend Boosts Your Health

Less less, better eating habits, and more study-backed reasons to hold on to your friendships.

I Started Saying "No" and Began Losing Weight

One writer shares how she learned to put her foot down and start setting healthy boundaries with the people she loves.

Can Feeling Lonely Make You Hungry?

New research shows that feelings of isolation and loneliness can make women feel physically hungry, even after a big meal.

The Amazing Benefit of Running with a Friend

@AliOnTheRun1 describes the love/hate relationship she has with her faster, fitter running buddy.

Why Having a Fitness Buddy Is the Best Thing Ever

Exercise + friends = a powerful combo. Find out why!

How to Be Friendly (Not Flirty!) with Male Friends

Men and women can be friends. We tapped experts for advice on how to handle male mates without leading them on.

5 People Who Are Jealous of Your Weight Loss

The friends and family may have supported your weight loss goals, but sometimes they're going to want to derail your weight loss efforts.

Buzzfeed Video Nails What It's Like to be Single During the Holidays

It's not showing up solo that sucks—it's your family's reaction to your single status.

6 Custom Care Package Ideas for Someone You Love

When it comes to comforting friends, family, or even deserving strangers, few things do the job better than a box of well-thought-out goodies.

Why Is It So Hard to Make Friends as an Adult?

As your friends—and you—move, change jobs, marry, and have kids, your circle can shrink. But follow these tips, and you’ll soon have a strong network of BFFs you can trust.

Is It Bad If You Don't Have a Best Friend?

Sad fact: 1 in 10 women are without a bestie. One expert shares how this lack of close support can impact your life.

The Worst Advice You Give Your Friends

New research suggests that you might be saying all the wrong things to a pal going through a rough patch.

Conflict with Friends, Partners, and Neighbors Linked to Early Death

A new study claims that frequent conflict can lead to early death, but experts caution that this link isn’t as clear as it seems.