Welcome Box-Book Recommendations
Ask the Friendship Doctor

RSSCategory: Relationships with ex-friends

In the Media – On Friends without Benefits (Stylist.com)

July 20, 2016 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On Friends without Benefits (Stylist.com)

“Friends without benefits” speaks to the intensity and complexity of female friendships.

Read More

Is it okay to retract an invitation to a friend?

April 3, 2016 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Retracting an invitation is never easy but friendships and circumstances change–especially in middle school.

Read More

Looking back to move forward

March 29, 2016 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

A single woman asks for advice to move forward when she reflects on a lost friendship. QUESTION Hi Irene, I am a 38-year-old single woman and I live a pretty solitary life, which on its own I don’t really mind–I’m a writer. But lately I find myself reflecting on my friendships and relationships. I can […]

Read More

Should she attend the wake of her ex-friend’s sister?

November 9, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman wonders whether she should attend the wake—given that the friendship has exploded.

Read More

Friend crush: Dropped and depressed

March 26, 2014 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

An unrequited friend crush at work with an unhappy ending.

Read More

The Maid of Honor in my wedding pictures who is no longer my friend

February 21, 2014 | By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

It’s hard to lose friends especially when you thought the friendship would last forever.

Read More

Feeling used by a friend who once was a lover

January 6, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

It is disappointing to cut off ties with a friend who once was a lover but sometimes a person leaves you no choice.

Read More

Seeking forgiveness after ending a friendship

November 13, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

We can’t always count on others for forgiveness; sometimes we need to forgive ourselves.

Read More

Should you stay friends with an ex-boyfriend?

October 17, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman who can’t avoid seeing her ex-boyfriend wants to cut off their friendship.

Read More

Dealing with grown-up mean girls and their men

September 12, 2013 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

Encountering grown-up mean girls can feel as humiliating and disheartening to an older women as it felt in high school.

Read More

Visit GirlfriendSocial.com

css.php