Sometimes just feeling like a misfit can be a deterrent to making friends
Holly Robinson, author of Beach Plum Island, writes about how her friendships keep her writing. Comment to win a free copy of her new book.
It may seem like everyone else’s close friends are permanent but most friendships are dynamic, changing all the time.
If you don’t know why you weren’t invited to the party, all you can do is ask.
When you’re dealing with a pushy friend, you need to set some boundaries.
A 13-year-old worries that she likes her friend but doesn’t really trust her.
An unrequited friend crush at work with an unhappy ending.
It is common courtesy to acknowledge someone you see fairly regularly by saying hello.
A 20-year-old woman feels that working in a family-owned business impedes her ability to make new friends.
Living in a small town and having a chronic illness complicates finding friends for a 30-year-old woman.
If you’re looking for friendship, getting a dog might be something to consider.
Because there are limited choices, making friends at a small school can be very challenging.