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Sitting alone at the high school lunch table

A young man entering his sophomore year worries about being alone at the high school lunch table.

August 7, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
Can blue hair get in the way of making friends?

Can blue hair get in the way of making friends?

A young woman worries that her blue hair will get in the way of making friends at a new high school.

August 2, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Keeping Friends

I’m 14 years old and my best friend is unreliable

How should a young teen handle a friend who is unreliable and doesn’t always consider her feelings?

August 11, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

My best friend won’t talk to me

When a friend won’t talk and cuts off conversation, there isn’t much you can do but wait it out.

August 4, 2014 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Resolving Problems

Guest Post – How to patch those black hole relationships

Guest Post – How to patch those black hole relationships

Journalist and author Cindy La Ferle writes about “black hole” relationships, why they happen, and why they may not be all that bad.

August 16, 2014 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

My texting friendship seems to be off-track

What do you do when a texting friendship seems to be one-sided?

August 13, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Handling Breakups

My friend hasn’t returned two books

A woman is irked because her once-friend hasn’t returned two books.

August 21, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Dropped by a friend of 30 years

A woman’s friend of 30 years makes it clear she wants distance.

August 9, 2014 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

Having No Friends

Is it okay if I don’t want any friends for now?

A young woman feels complete without friends for now—preferring to spend time with her mother and husband.

August 5, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Mentally ill with no friends, home or job

An exhausted mom pleads for advice to help her mentally ill daughter.

July 20, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Other Advice

Walking on eggshells after a workplace friendship ends

When a workplace friendship dissolves, it can often be a source of upset and distraction.

August 18, 2014 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Parenting: Dealing with unreliable moms

A mom says her kids are disappointed when their friends are no-shows because they have unreliable moms.

July 30, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
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