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Feeling blown off by a group

A woman feels blown off by a group but isn’t sure if she is being overly-sensitive.

February 2, 2016 | By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

Rejected by my high school friends

A young woman feels rejected by her friends from high school.

December 31, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Keeping Friends

Our friend remarried and his new wife gets under my skin!

When two couples vacation together, their friend’s new wife taxes this woman’s patience.

January 27, 2016 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

Missing an old friend who treated me badly

A reader asks whether she should reconnect with an old friend whose humor made her feel badly.

January 24, 2016 | By | 24 Replies Continue Reading

Resolving Problems

A friend who is spreading rumors

A 70-year-old woman is upset over a friend spreading rumors about her.

February 5, 2016 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

My neighbor makes me feel uncomfortable

A woman feels uncomfortable about her neighbor’s physical contact with her children.

January 30, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Handling Breakups

Toxic friendship: A friend who saps your energy

If a friend consistently saps your energy and leaves you feeling drained, it is a one-sided friendship.

January 23, 2016 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

A platonic friendship with a female friend breaks down

A guy asks what to do when his female friend cuts off the relationship.

January 15, 2016 | By | 33 Replies Continue Reading

Having No Friends

14-year-old student in a small school has trouble finding friends

Being a student in a small school can poses challenges to making friends.

January 21, 2016 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

International student feels friendless and adrift

An international student feels stressed and unhappy after moving to the U.S. from India.

December 23, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Other Advice

In the Media – Handling awkward friendship situations at work (DailyWorth)

In the Media – Handling awkward friendship situations at work (DailyWorth)

Writing for DailyWorth, journalist Natasha Burton talks about some of the very awkward situations that can occur when friendships ensue at work.

February 5, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – The mean girl habit you need to break (Refinery29.com)

In the Media – The mean girl habit you need to break (Refinery29.com)

Writing for Refinery 29, Vanessa Golembewski talks about the “mean girl” tendency of two women ganging up against a third.

January 27, 2016 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
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