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“Friendship” Articles

The Haunting of Bly Manor and the Redemptive Pain of Friendship

The real horror of The Haunting of Bly Manor is the fear of pain in loving others. Even still, it extols the need and value of relationships.

Accepting Help in Hilda

Hilda wants to solve every problem herself, and gets in way over her head, which struck a chord with Madeline.

Saying Goodbye in GRIS

As Gris overcomes her loss, the game GRIS helped David overcome his.

Rocket League and the Blessing of Gaming Communities

When a youth worker started playing Rocket League for the sole purpose of spreading light and positivity, he was greatly surprised by what he found.

The Price of Love in the How to Train Your Dragon Trilogy

In exploring the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy, Joey Thurmond is reminded of his grandfather and the legacy he left behind: with love comes sacrifice.

The Ties That Bind – More Than Romance on Valentine’s Day

Spending time with people is work. There’s no way around that. Whether it’s a stranger or the person you know better than anyone else, it takes more than a smile and small talk to get through life in a way that makes all parties feel valued. These are the experiences that gave us pause and […]

Camaraderie Over Competition in Battle Chef Brigade

Battle Chef Brigade gives us a vision of competition that's not driven by conquering but cooperation and respect.