Latest Friendship Stories

2012-08-23 23:38:24

Friends are equally important to men and women, but family matters more for men's wellbeing The midlife wellbeing of both men and women seems to depend on having a wide circle of friends whom they see regularly, finds research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. A network of relatives is also important–but only for men–shows the study of more than 6500 Britons born in 1958. The authors base their findings on information collected from the...

2012-07-09 23:01:38

The Friendship Circle has partnered with Varsity Lincoln to launch Keys4Friendship. Friendship Circle will award 30 people a chance at winning a new car through daily challenges that encourage positive community involvement and spreads the message of friendship around Metro Detroit. West Bloomfield, Michigan (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Keys4Friendship is a five week long campaign that will spread the message of friendship throughout Metro Detroit and give a car to a lucky winner. Starting July...

Women Drive Romance, Cellphone Records Prove It
2012-04-23 08:50:41

A new study finds what most men have known for a long time: Social structure and romance are largely driven by women, according to various media reports. Robin Dunbar, University of Oxford anthropologist and author of the study analyzed 1.95 billion cell phone calls and 489 text messages to conduct his research. He and his team worked with a single cellular provider in undisclosed European country and kept all location data anonymous in order to protect the identities of the cell phone...

2012-02-14 11:50:36

Partners provide a vital source of positive emotional support for the vast majority of people in the UK. Nine out of ten people who were married or cohabiting talk to their partner about their worries, according to data from Understanding Society, the world´s largest longitudinal household study of 40,000 UK households. Ninety four per cent of those surveyed rely on their partner for support when a problem crops up. As part of the Understanding Society study of 40,000 UK households,...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.