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The Friendship Blog: The Final Chapter

The Friendship Blog: The Final Chapter

After 10 years (Yes, 10!), more than 2200 posts, 30,000 comments on posts, and more than 37,000 posts on the Forums, I’ve decided that I need to close down The Friendship Blog on June 1, 2017.

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In the Media – Different ages and stages of friendship (Daily Mail UK)

In the Media – Different ages and stages of friendship (Daily Mail UK)

Writing in today’s Sunday UK Daily Mail, journalist Laura Silverman delves into the different ages and stages of friendships

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Keeping Friends

Not fitting in in high school

A teen feels like she isn’t fitting in with her friends.

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I can’t stand my best friend’s husband

Her best friend’s husband is a cheat and she can’t stand him.

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Resolving Problems

When a friend jumps the gun

A friend jumps the gun by inviting a third person to her friend’s home and a woman wonders how she should respond.

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We planned a trip together and my friend seems to be backing out

Two friends planning a trip together have a communication breakdown.

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Handling Breakups

A friendship between military wives begins to unravel

While friendships between military wives can have a strong bond, they don’t always last forever.

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Reader Wisdom: Confessions of a People Person

Reader Wisdom: Confessions of a People Person

A reader considers herself a “People Person” but expresses her discomfort at always being the friend who invites and initiates.

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Having No Friends

Making school cafeterias more friendly: There’s an app for that

Making school cafeterias more friendly: There’s an app for that

A new app promises to make young people feel more comfortable in school cafeterias.

May 1, 2017 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Struggling to keep friends

A woman asks why it’s so hard for her to keep friends.

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Other Advice

Something’s wrong: My friend has lost so much weight

A young teen wonders how to help her friend whom she thinks has an eating disorder.

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Is homeschooling a solution to my 15-year-old daughter’s friendship problems at school?

A mom and daughter consider homeschooling as a solution to social difficulties at school due to the daughter’s extensive involvement in dance performance.

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