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Making high school friends after a move

September 8, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A 15-year-old can seem to fit it at her new school after a move.

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Why would someone always offer advice?

September 5, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A reader always feels compelled to offer advice and tell her friends what to do—and is losing friends in the process

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Apologizing after the wrong words slip out of your mouth

A woman makes a flippant remark to a friend. The wrong words slip out, she realizes she’s made a mistake and apologizes. What more can she do?

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Sharing a friend’s happiness when you’re unhappy

August 26, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

It can be difficult to share a friend’s happiness when you are having a hard time—but things often balance out over time.

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I’m 14 years old and my best friend is unreliable

August 11, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

How should a young teen handle a friend who is unreliable and doesn’t always consider her feelings?

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My best friend won’t talk to me

When a friend won’t talk and cuts off conversation, there isn’t much you can do but wait it out.

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Friendship Day is on August 3, 2014 – So what?

Friendship Day is on August 3, 2014 – So what?

In 1935, the US Congress proclaimed the first Sunday in August each year as Friendship Day. This year Friendship Day is on on August 3, 2014.

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Making friends at college

July 27, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading

A young woman with a pattern of losing friends worries about making friends at college.

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Reader Wisdom: Becoming a mother and losing friends

Is losing friends part and parcel of being a new mom? A single mom?

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When a girl’s best friend is a guy friend

A reader asks what she should do when her guy friend chooses his girlfriend over her.

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