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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 | 15 Replies Continue Reading

Keeping Friends

In the Media – Never too old to make friends

In the Media – Never too old to make friends

Sandra Beckwith tells why you’re never too old to make friends and offers some how-to tips.

September 22, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

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 | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Resolving Problems

My friend cheated on her husband and didn’t tell me

Which was worse: That she cheated again or that she didn’t tell?

September 29, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

When a friend threatens suicide

There are limits to what a friend can do when someone threatens suicide.

September 23, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Handling Breakups

When your friendship is downgraded

If a friend is treating you differently and shows less interest and getting together, you may have been downgraded.

September 26, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Seeing my friend for the first time after a one-sided breakup

The closer you were, the more difficult it is to see an ex-friend for the first time after a breakup.

September 20, 2014 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Having No Friends

Unable to make friends: I feel like a failure waiting to die

A 61-year-old woman has no friends and feels like a total failure

September 28, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

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

Other Advice

Connecting with a friend who is ashamed

A teen questions how to communicate with someone ashamed about failing at school.

September 25, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: My Other Ex

Friendship by the Book: My Other Ex

Fellow bloggers Jessica Smock and Stephanie Sprenger have co-edited a new book with first-person accounts that document the range of intense emotions experienced after a breakup between friends.

September 22, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
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