Articles on Secular-topics:life-issues/friendship

What Gets in the Way of Relationships

We all desire life-giving friendships. So why is it so hard to find them? Could your habits or the way you relate to technology be getting in the way of what you really want?

How to Stop Being Distracted and Build Better Relationships

There can be many barriers to building relationships. Learn how to find true community by addressing the roots of the problems that distract us from it.

How to Make Friends in College

There’s no course or handbook on making friends, especially in college. But there’s a few simple how-tos that can help you out.

Why Is True Love So Hard to Find?

People seem to be hard-wired for relationship. Connecting with others isn’t just a want, it’s a need. But why is that? And why can it be so hard to find relationships that will truly satisfy?

I Lost a Friend but Learned How to Trust God

The unexpected loss of a close friendship helped one person trust God in a deeper way.

The Desire Series — An Introduction

Join three women as they share experiences of struggling to live according to God’s plan for their sexual desires.

Six People You Want in Your Friend Group

Our culture is obsessed with #squadgoals. We want a glamorous squad that can conquer the world. What are your actual “squad goals”? Who are the six people you truly need in your squad?

10 Things to Do While You're Single

Being single is actually a gift, if you treat it as such. It gives you the opportunity to do some things that would become more difficult after marriage, and properly prepare for marriage – if that's your goal.

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Dear Christian Man, Why Are You so Lonely?

Why hundreds of Facebook friends can still leave us without the relationships we long for.

Being a Friend to the Mourning

It can be hard to know how to be a friend when you’re needed most. There are practical ways to show your love and care to a friend who is grieving.

3 Ways to Care for Your Depressed Friend

Whether you’re unsure if your loved one is actually depressed or terrified to leave them alone, here are 3 things your friend needs from you right now.

This Is What Happens When You Get Over Yourself

How to embrace and value the stories of others as strongly as you do your own.

Are All Your Friends Just Like You?

What American Christians miss by not building friendships with people who are different from them.

How to Grow Friendships That Last a Lifetime

Life is full of unexpected challenges. You were not meant to face them alone. Learn how to build healthy friendships that can offer support when you need it the most.

10 Ways to Be a Good Neighbor

Read the story of how one woman took small steps to build a life-giving community in her neighborhood, and learn how you can do it too!

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