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Making friends when you are the new girl at a new school

A young reader wants to be popular at her new school. Here are 10 common sense rules for making new friends at school.

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Changing schools and changing friends

Changing schools can affect friendships but things usually turns out better than expected.

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Keeping Friends

Reader Wisdom: Becoming a mother and losing friends

Is losing friends part and parcel of being a new mom? A single mom?

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When a girl’s best friend is a guy friend

A reader asks what she should do when her guy friend chooses his girlfriend over her.

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Resolving Problems

Parenting and friendship: Teaching kids to do the right thing

A mom worries that her daughter isn’t doing the right thing by disappointing a friend on her birthday.

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Dealing with a needy friend when you have cancer

When a needy friend tries too hard to be helpful, you may need to set boundaries and take care of yourself.

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Handling Breakups

When a friend is too clingy

A teen says her best friend ended their relationship because she was too clingy

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A woman loses a job and loses her friends in the process

When someone loses a job, it can make co-workers feel squeamish, even the ones who were your friends.

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Having No Friends

Mentally ill with no friends, home or job

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

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No friends and having a baby

A young woman worries she is having a baby with no friends for support

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Other Advice

In the Media: Two different sides of the Facebook dialogue

In the Media: Two different sides of the Facebook dialogue

Read two different opinions about Facebook on Salon. What are your thoughts?

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Suffering from caregiver burnout? Journalist seeking sources

Suffering from caregiver burnout? A journalist is interested in speaking to you.

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