Sometimes just feeling like a misfit can be a deterrent to making friends
Holly Robinson, author of Beach Plum Island, writes about how her friendships keep her writing. Comment to win a free copy of her new book.
A young girl asks what to do: Her friends have become coupled and she feels like a third wheel.
A woman’s blind, disabled friend with Asperger’s keeps demanding more and more of her.
When you’re dealing with a pushy friend, you need to set some boundaries.
A 13-year-old worries that she likes her friend but doesn’t really trust her.
Having had a problem with trust in the past can make someone even more sensitive to a breech of trust.
An unrequited friend crush at work with an unhappy ending.
A 20-year-old woman feels that working in a family-owned business impedes her ability to make new friends.
Living in a small town and having a chronic illness complicates finding friends for a 30-year-old woman.