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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?

February 20, 2017 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – 9 Non-awkward ways to make friends in your 30s (HelloGiggles)

In the Media – 9 Non-awkward ways to make friends in your 30s (HelloGiggles)

Whether you are in your 20s, 30s or beyond, anytime after we leave the sandbox, making new friends always feels a little bit awkward.

January 7, 2017 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Keeping Friends

Reader Wisdom: Making friends by doing things alone

Reader Wisdom: Making friends by doing things alone

A reader (Susan61) discusses how she made friends by overcoming her fear of doing things alone.

March 21, 2017 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Supporting friends living with depression

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

March 19, 2017 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Resolving Problems

Supporting friends living with depression

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

March 19, 2017 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
My friend asks too many questions

My friend asks too many questions

How do you handle a friend who asks too many questions…to the extent that you are feeling interrogated?

March 16, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

Handling Breakups

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

When an Internet friendship suddenly ends

There isn’t much to do when an Internet friendship seems as dead as a doornail.

March 1, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

Having No Friends

In a rut and unable to make friends

A woman feels in a rut—unable to make friends, even though she is on meds and has seen therapists.

March 14, 2017 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Making friends late in the game

A high school senior worries it’s “too late in the game” for her to make friends.

March 4, 2017 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Other Advice

In the Media – Helping Your Teen Build Healthy Friendships (Your Teen Magazine)

In the Media – Helping Your Teen Build Healthy Friendships (Your Teen Magazine)

Writing in Your Teen Magazine, Cathie Ericson poses a question that might be in the mind of many parents, “What does a healthy teenage social life look like?”

March 1, 2017 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Handling an intrusive friend

Two young friends find a third girl to be intrusive and clingy.

February 17, 2017 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
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