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Making Friends

Too guarded to get close

A shy woman has trouble getting close to friends because she is too guarded.

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In the Media – How to build an amazing intergenerational friendship

In the Media – How to build an amazing intergenerational friendship

A story on Next Avenue story illustrates many of the benefits of intergenerational friendships.

March 23, 2015 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Keeping Friends

When our go-to friends disappoint us

There are a variety of reasons why friends disappoint us.

May 6, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Turning Down Being a Bridesmaid (WomensHealth)

In the Media – Turning Down Being a Bridesmaid (WomensHealth)

When a friend asks you to be her bridesmaid, you may have to turn her down.

April 25, 2015 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

Resolving Problems

An empty nester girls night out—plus one

One friend always brings her 20-something daughter on an empty nester girls night out.

May 2, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Three’s Company? My male roommate brought someone else into our home

A woman is upset when her male roommate (also her best friend) brings another woman into their home.

April 23, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

Handling Breakups

In the Media – The most difficult part of friendship

In the Media – The most difficult part of friendship

An article in the online publication for millennials, Mic, suggests that the most difficult part of friendship is the one no one talks about.

March 5, 2015 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Tips for mending a broken friendship (FitnessRepublic)

In the Media – Tips for mending a broken friendship (FitnessRepublic)

In this article for FitnessRepublic.com, Dr. Levine offers some tips for mending a broken friendship.

February 21, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Having No Friends

When you have no other friends

When someone has no other friends, she may put up with more than she should for fear of losing the friendship.

April 8, 2015 | By | 23 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – 6 Reasons it’s okay to have a small group of friends (HerCampus.com)

In the Media – 6 Reasons it’s okay to have a small group of friends (HerCampus.com)

Ana Rocha explains the transition that takes place after college and explains why it’s okay to have a small group of friends.

February 20, 2015 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Other Advice

My daughter has been singled out as the “bad friend”

It can be heartbreaking when your child is singled out as the bad friend.

May 5, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Insecure about my relationship with my best friend

A college student feels insecure about her friendship and wonders whether she is a “toxic” friend.

April 26, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
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