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When an irresponsible friend asks for money

October 8, 2015 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

An irresponsible friend is threatened with losing his home and asks a friend to bail him out. Because he’s helped her in the past, what does she owe him?

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When expectations differ

October 5, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when a friend’s expectations of a friendship totally outsize your own?

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Having misgivings on ending a friendship that’s gotten too complicated

October 2, 2015 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A friendship grows more tenuous and complicated with time and distance.

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A blunt friend told me I’m boring and negative

September 21, 2015 | By | 25 Replies Continue Reading

How should someone respond to a friend’s blunt criticism?

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An awkward invitation

September 9, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A woman meets a friend through her landlady and asks for advice on handling an awkward invitation.

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Sensing a depressed friend is pushing you away

September 6, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A woman worries that her longtime friend is pushing her away—saying she doesn’t want her in her life.

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My 10-year-old daughter and the kid of my close friend constantly bicker

September 1, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A mom wonders whether she should cut all ties with a close friend because their kids don’t play well together.

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Reader Wisdom: On chronic pain and friendship

August 19, 2015 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Reader Wisdom: On chronic pain and friendship

A reader with chronic pain explains the friendship challenges she faces.

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Worried about dating a guy she met through a friend

August 17, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

They met through a friend and she doesn’t want to do anything to threaten her friendship.

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Summer Book Giveaway: The Drummond Girls (contest ended)

August 10, 2015 | By | 22 Replies Continue Reading
Summer Book Giveaway: The Drummond Girls (contest ended)

Enter to win a copy of a new book about female friendship, The Drummond Girls: A Story of a Fierce Friendship Beyond Time and Chance.

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