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What is friendship?

In kindergarten, it may have been the girl who always gave you the frosting from her cupcake. As an adult, it may be the guy who will answer the phone at 2 a.m. when you need to talk. How do you define a friend?

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    10 Career-Ending Affairs

    When famous people are caught in torrid romantic entanglements, it's not just tabloid fodder. It also can put a hard stop on career ambitions for both parties. See more »

  • 10 Dramatic Acts of Human Kindness

    10 Dramatic Acts of Human Kindness

    The news is filled with a never-ending stream of tragedy and cruelty, but also with gestures and acts meant to improve the lives of others -- and the world. Here are 10 of our favorites. See more »

  • 10 Famous Fathers

    10 Famous Fathers

    Being famous doesn't make you a good parent – some of these fathers wouldn't really deserve a Dad of the Year award. Still, each of the dads on this list is a fascinating case study in how living in the spotlight mixes with raising kids. See more »

  • 10 Famous Mothers

    10 Famous Mothers

    Famous moms are everywhere these days. Just open up a celebrity tabloid, and it's tough to avoid the baby bumps and bassinets. But the 10 famous moms on this list had more than just star power going for them. See more »

  • 5 Gay Parenting Myths

    5 Gay Parenting Myths

    Homosexuality has become increasingly accepted, yet social resistance to gay parenting still simmers, often hinging on bygone stereotypes. What myths can scientific evidence dispel about same-sex parents? See more »

  • 5 Modern Parenting Tips From Freud

    5 Modern Parenting Tips From Freud

    Neurologist-turned-shrink Sigmund Freud formulated theories of childhood development that others have spun into practical parenting advice. What would the groundbreaking psychoanalyst have to say about today's child rearing methods? See more »

  • 5 Signs of Overparenting

    5 Signs of Overparenting

    Even if your family budget does not leave room for luxuries such as college application coaches, you may still be guilty of overparenting. How do you know if it's time to step back? See more »

  • 5 Unconventional Parenting Methods

    5 Unconventional Parenting Methods

    Peruse the parenting aisle in a book store, and you'll find myriad titles all espousing different methods for raising happy, healthy, well-adjusted kids. Which unconventional parenting methods have been snagging headlines lately? See more »

  • Are men and women's roles in society changing?

    Are men and women's roles in society changing?

    Traditionally, men have served as the breadwinner for a family while women governed the domestic sphere. But have the tables turned? And is the recession behind it? See more »

  • Are there really people who think rules just don't apply to them?

    Are there really people who think rules just don't apply to them?

    You know these people. They dart in front of you when you're checking out at the store. They cut you off on the highway with nary a signal. Are they just jerks, or could something else be going on with them? See more »

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