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6 Tips for making friends as an expat

An expat has problems making friends in California

October 2, 2014 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
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

Keeping Friends

I am the needy friend!

A woman is frustrated and feels like “the needy friend” because of the boundaries set by her friend.

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A friend who asks to couchsurf with you

Agreeing to let someone couchsurf in your apartment can be tricky.

October 18, 2014 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

Resolving Problems

A texting only friendship

Can a texting only friendship survive without face-to-face contact?

October 15, 2014 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

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 | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Handling Breakups

Friendship: A matter of trust

Can you be friends with someone whom you aren’t sure you can trust?

October 11, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

When a friend with mental health problems makes you a scapegoat

If you have become the scapegoat, you may need to back off from the friendship.

October 5, 2014 | By | 7 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 | 11 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 | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Other Advice

Worried about being separated from my friends in high school

The move from middle school to high school can be challenging socially and academically.

October 8, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading

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
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