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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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In the Media – Why is it so hard for women to make new friends? (Detroit Free Press)

In the Media – Why is it so hard for women to make new friends? (Detroit Free Press)

Ever feel like it’s so hard to make new friends?

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Keeping Friends

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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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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Resolving Problems

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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Supporting friends living with depression

A friend asks how to respond to her friends living with depression who seem on-again, off-again.

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Handling Breakups

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.

April 16, 2017 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading
Is there a kind way to end this friendship?

Is there a kind way to end this friendship?

Regretful about reconnecting, a reader asks whether there is a kind way to put the kibosh on an unsatisfying friendship.

March 10, 2017 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Having No Friends

Struggling to keep friends

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

March 29, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

Loneliness as a grandparent

After learning her son plans a permanent move overseas, a grandparent feels a sense of loneliness and loss.

March 23, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

Other Advice

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.

April 10, 2017 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

My mom banned me from seeing my best friend

A 15-year-old is upset that she’s been banned from seeing someone her mom sees as a “bad friend.”

April 2, 2017 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
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