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15 Tips for making friends at school this year

15 Tips for making friends at school this year

Contributor Amy Feld has been fielding a lot of questions from teens concerned about making friends at school this year. She offers some savvy tips for making friends (and being a good friend) in high school.

August 24, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

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 | 14 Replies Continue Reading

Keeping Friends

Making high school friends after a move

A 15-year-old can seem to fit it at her new school after a move.

September 8, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Why would someone always offer advice?

A reader always feels compelled to offer advice and tell her friends what to do—and is losing friends in the process

September 5, 2014 | By | 6 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 | 15 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 | 1 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 | 12 Replies 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 | 11 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 | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Other Advice

The social challenges of changing schools in high school

Changing schools can be difficult socially but there are things you can do to foster new friendships.

September 17, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading

My 7-year-old was left out and not invited to the party

When a child is left out, it can be painful to both her and her mom.

September 14, 2014 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading
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