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2009-08-05 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- My Stone Company, creators of The Friendship Stone, and Big Brothers Big Sisters today announced a cause-marketing strategic partnership.

2009-07-25 18:54:53

Emotional suppression may cost college freshmen friendships, a co-author of a University of Oregon at Eugene study said Saturday. Hiding your emotions is something that is very common but it's something that often is not the right thing to do, Sanjay Srivastava said.

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2009-06-17 07:45:00

Some male and female baboons engage in strictly platonic, sexless relationships. Male companionship comes in handy to females and their infants, as other baboons tend to pester less when female company is shared by their favorite male buddy.

2009-06-03 19:12:58

A new theory on friendships challenges the traditional explanation for human friendship that focused on wealth, popularity or similarity, U.S.

2009-06-03 08:30:00

University of Pennsylvania psychologists studying the cognitive mechanisms behind human friendship have determined that how you rank your best friends is closely related to how you think your friends rank you.

2009-04-03 10:30:45

A study of a Big Brothers Big Sisters of America formal mentoring program, which matched adolescent girls with women mentors, revealed that strong emotional support and improvement in girls psychosocial functioning from these relationships was a dominant theme coupled with the development of new skills and confidence through collaborations.

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2009-03-30 00:55:00

Across the social networking sites, online friendships range from close relationships with strong ties to looser affiliations -- but both types of friendships are useful

2009-03-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A new free social network, http://www.not4dating.com, launched today to help people make new friends, meet new people, and find activity partners.

2009-03-04 08:15:00

In the mid-90s, the Internet seemed like a dark place. Indeed, scientific studies from that time were documenting some real risks for teenagers, including fewer close friendships and more tenuous connections with family.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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