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Our friend remarried and his new wife gets under my skin!

January 27, 2016 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

When two couples vacation together, their friend’s new wife taxes this woman’s patience.

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Missing an old friend who treated me badly

January 24, 2016 | By | 24 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks whether she should reconnect with an old friend whose humor made her feel badly.

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In the Media – Making friends as you age (Toronto Star)

January 14, 2016 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Making friends as you age (Toronto Star)

Making friends as you age involves both attitude and opportunity. Writing for the Toronto Star, reporter Lauren Pelley describes some of the challenges.

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How do I tell a friend that she can’t invite herself?

January 12, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when a friend decides to invite herself and you don’t want her there?

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In the Media – Are you guilty of schadenfriending? (Grazia-UK)

January 8, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Are you guilty of schadenfriending? (Grazia-UK)

In the UK publication Grazia, journalist Anna Silverman writes about the phenomenon of “Schadenfriending.”

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Reconnecting with old friends after a long hiatus

December 25, 2015 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman asks for advice about reconnecting with old friends after a long hiatus when she returns to her hometown.

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Office friendships: When you are neither fish nor fowl

December 21, 2015 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A reader finds office friendships taxing because of her unique role at work.

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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Laura Hankin, author of The Summertime Girls

December 17, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Laura Hankin, author of The Summertime Girls

The Summertime Girls (Berkley, 2015), a debut novel by 20-something author Laura Hankin, tells the story of two lifelong friends who reconnect after growing apart.

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A mom worries that her 13-year-old daughter can’t keep friends

December 15, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

The daughter can’t keep friends because they wind up losing respecting for her.

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In the Media – When your friend is pregnant

December 14, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – When your friend is pregnant

In Latina, Cristina Arreola wrote about the complications occur when a friend is pregnant and you’re not.

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