Dr Thomas Dixon explores the impact of World War One on male friendship.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores the history of friendship over the centuries.
Nick Berkeley shows how song lyrics help us articulate and negotiate aspects of our lives.
How living in a hostel inspired Benjamin Clementine to write one of his biggest songs.
Exploring the Victorian borderland between Platonic friendship and homosexual love.
Aleks Krotoski explores how effective the digital world is as a confidante.
A clumsy pass or harassment? Jo Fidgen asks: what are the new rules of relationships.
Following 41-year-old academic editor Daniel, who has never had a serious relationship.
Men talk about all sorts of things. Here are some conversations they tend not to have.
David Attenborough recalls moments of personal happiness.
Shumi Bose examines the qualities we consider to be most desirable in design.
Why do writers find happiness such a difficult emotion to capture on the page?
The dangers of friendship as conveyed to children in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Mariella Frostrup and her guests debate the dilemmas of modern parenting.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores friendship and self-help among the 19th-century poor.
What are the moral limits of forgiveness? Engaging debate chaired by Michael Buerk.
The moral boundaries of friendship. Chaired by Michael Buerk.
Melvyn Bragg explores the concept of friendship; ‘a single soul dwelling in two bodies’.
Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
The story of an octogenarian dancer teaching a 28-year-old how to waltz.
How do you raise happy, optimistic children?
Following Ibrahim, a 25-year-old living in London, who is gay and Muslim.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores Second World War friendships by correspondence and in the Forces.
Clare Balding meets those who have found love and companionship through walking.
Miranda Sawyer presents Six Degrees of Jubilation with Jeremy Deller and Sister Bliss.
Jules Evans explores what ancient philosophy can tell modern society about well-being.
Dr Thomas Dixon explores Biblical contradictions on friendship.
Cartoonist Gerald Scarfe recycles, slices and dices the BBC's archive on love and marriage
The history of marriage from ancient Greek and Babylonian times to today.
Laiba Husain discusses life before, and after, marriage.
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