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Research looks at the emotional impact of spending time on Facebook

April 7, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Research looks at the emotional impact of spending time on Facebook

If you are already depressed, spending too much time on Facebook can make you feel worse.

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Not invited to the party: Should I say something?

March 27, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

When she’s not invited to a bar mitzvah, a teen wonders whether she should say something.

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Disappointed by a best friend

February 27, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A teen is disappointed when her best friend ditches her as a roommate on an upcoming class trip.

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My maid of honor doesn’t seem happy for me

February 24, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading
My maid of honor doesn’t seem happy for me

A bride-to-be feels senses her maid of honor doesn’t seem happy for her.

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A student is worried about a friend

February 23, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

When you’re worried about a friend, you need to tell a responsible adult.

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After a bout with depression, a middle-schooler has friendship problems

February 16, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A worried mom asks how she can help build her daughter’s self-confidence.

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Friendship by the Book: 101 Quizzes for BFFs by Natasha Burton

February 8, 2015 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: 101 Quizzes for BFFs by Natasha Burton

For teens: Journalist Natasha Burton’s new book offers 101 quizzes for BFFs.

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Facebook: Do you use it to engage or to compare yourself to your friends?

February 6, 2015 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
Facebook: Do you use it to engage or to compare yourself to your friends?

A new study suggests that “Facebook Envy” can lead to feelings of depression.

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Friendship and happiness

January 29, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and happiness

The folks at Happify developed this nifty infographic summarizing some of the relevant research on friendship and happiness.

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I am pretty but lack self confidence

January 25, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A teen feels awkward in social situations and thinks she lacks self confidence.

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