In This Article Friends have a huge impact on your happiness.

Good friends relieve stress, provide comfort and joy, prevent loneliness and isolation, and even strengthen your health. Many of us struggle to meet new people and develop quality connections.

We think that if we can just find that right person, we’ll be happy and fulfilled.

But research shows that friends are even more important to psychological well-being.

Technology has shifted the definition of friendship in recent years.

Whether you are moving across town or all the way across the country, making a move can mean some fairly significant changes to your interaction with current friends.

Your best buddy (and next-door neighbor) may have been your go-to girl for advice and fun...

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