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2008-08-26 12:01:27

A University of Michigan study finds you really can work things out with your college dorm roommates if you try.

2008-08-14 18:00:12

By SALISBURY, Robyn Maintaining a relationship is about give and take.

2008-07-16 03:00:26

By Jones, L Gregory WITH ONE CHILD in college and two teenagers at home, I learned vicariously about "being friended" and "facebooking." My kids didn't want me to join Facebook, but relented when I told them that our seminary students were forming groups on Facebook and inviting me to participate.

2006-06-23 14:03:55

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are more socially isolated than they were 20 years ago, separated by work, commuting and the single life, researchers reported on Friday. Nearly a quarter of people surveyed said they had "zero" close friends with whom to discuss personal matters.

2006-06-23 14:00:00

Americans are more socially isolated than they were 20 years ago, separated by work, commuting and the single life, researchers reported on Friday.

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2005-06-16 18:25:00

Looking for the secret of a long life? Look closely at your friends. New research suggests that having a strong network of friends helps people live longer.

2005-06-03 19:12:53

Most women are less forgiving of other women who lack comforting skills than of men who lack such skills, according to new Purdue University research on interpersonal relationships.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'