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

April 25, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
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.

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In the Media: Bitching and Bonding (New York Magazine)

April 23, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media: Bitching and Bonding (New York Magazine)

Journalist Meredith Haggerty looks at the common practice of friends complaining to one another in an article provocatively entitled, “Bitching and Bonding.”

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

April 23, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

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

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In the Media – New study comparing male and female friendships

April 21, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – New study comparing male and female friendships

An article in the Deseret (Utah) News, discusses a new study comparing male and female friendships.

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Giving money to friends who do fundraising on Facebook

April 20, 2015 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Giving money to friends who do fundraising on Facebook

A woman starts to feel as if her friend who is fundraising on Facebook may be using her.

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In the Media – Keeping friends when you’re off to college

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In the Media – Keeping friends when you’re off to college

This article in HerCampus.com is worth a read if you are headed off to college next year.

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I just don’t like my friend’s husband

April 17, 2015 | By | 25 Replies Continue Reading

It can be tricky when you don’t like your friend’s husband and she always wants him to be around.

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In the Media – Reconnecting on Facebook

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In the Media – Reconnecting on Facebook

A story in the Khaleej Times (Dubai) talks about friends who are reconnecting on Facebook.

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In the Media – Long Distance Best Friends Who Live Far Away

April 15, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Long Distance Best Friends Who Live Far Away

journalist Kate Hakala explores some of the upsides of long distance friendships.

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The friends of her ex cut off contact after a breakup

April 11, 2015 | By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels terrible that the friends of her ex dropped her like a hot potato.

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