not having a best friend might actually be better for your mental health

A recent study found that 30% of millennials don't have a best friend. But maybe we're all happier without one?
Douglas Greenwood

millennials are officially the loneliest generation

New research has revealed that 25% of millennials don’t have a single friend.
Roisin Lanigan

why is it still taboo for men to hold hands?

While male friends holding hands is stigmatised in the UK, in India it’s normal. Photographer Vincent Dolman captured men of every age on the streets of India, holding hands.
Georgie Wright

lossless is the feel-good, musical bromance between html flowers and oscar key sung

Despite initially hating each other, astrological intervention meant these two were destined to be friends and collaborators. Here, we premiere their new Pokémon-inspired track, 'Full Raichu.'
i-D Staff

study says we start losing friends after 25

A team of researchers have identified the exact age at which we start losing touch with people — and why doing so isn't necessarily a bad thing.
Hannah Ongley

the irl revolution: how friendship is moving offline

As Facebook fatigue sets in, we examine the ways in which millennials and Generation Z are finding fun offline, from co-living communes to phone bans.
Jane Helpern
Think Pieces

a girl's guide to growing up (by somebody with absolutely no experience)

Always steal toilet paper, never share e-cigarettes and if you're in love with someone try not to have sex with anyone who isn't them. i-D Features Editor Bertie Brandes may still be growing up, but she's got some advice for you.
Bertie Brandes
Think Pieces

what does friendship mean in 2014?

If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends. Make it last forever, friendship never ends… except it does.
Francesca Dunn