Friends & Relationships

Check out these resources about friendships and relationships of all types. Keep in mind that at CAPS, we offer remote couples counseling (as long as both individuals are enrolled at USF and located in California). A couple of friends, a couple of roommates, or a couple of romantic partners are all eligible and welcome. Contact us for intake information.


Being a person is awkward. Watch interviews with celebrities and other folks about how to break awkward silences about important topics in mental health.


In this article, you’ll learn about the dynamics of fearful attachment: how people can both desperately want and avoid close relationships.

The Four Horsemen: Criticism, Contempt, Defensiveness, and Stonewalling

Being able to identify the Four Horsemen in your conflict discussions is a necessary first step to eliminating them and replacing them with healthy, productive communication patterns.

Picture of Dan Savage of Savage Lovecast

A weekly, call-in advice podcast by sex-advice columnist Dan Savage. Dan’s graphic, pragmatic, and humorous advice has changed the cultural conversation about sex, monogamy, gay rights, religiosity, and politics.


Whatever your interest, from hiking and reading to networking and skill sharing, there are thousands of people who share it on Meetup. Events are happening every day—sign up to join the fun.

The Trevor Project with an LGBTQ2IA+ Flag

The Trevor Project is the leading suicide prevention and crisis intervention nonprofit organization for LGBTQ+ young people. We provide information & support to LGBTQ+ 
young people 24/7, all year round.