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A texting only friendship

October 15, 2014 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Can a texting only friendship survive without face-to-face contact?

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My friend cheated on her husband and didn’t tell me

September 29, 2014 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

Which was worse: That she cheated again or that she didn’t tell?

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When a friend threatens suicide

September 23, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

There are limits to what a friend can do when someone threatens suicide.

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Guest Post – How to patch those black hole relationships

August 16, 2014 | By | 17 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post – How to patch those black hole relationships

Journalist and author Cindy La Ferle writes about “black hole” relationships, why they happen, and why they may not be all that bad.

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My texting friendship seems to be off-track

August 13, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when a texting friendship seems to be one-sided?

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The clique at the temple

How should a grown woman deal with a clique of mean girls at her synagogue?

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Family friendships: When a spat between families spills over to the kids

When family friendships break up, children’s friendships can often be a casualty.

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Parenting and friendship: Teaching kids to do the right thing

A mom worries that her daughter isn’t doing the right thing by disappointing a friend on her birthday.

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Dealing with a needy friend when you have cancer

July 16, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

When a needy friend tries too hard to be helpful, you may need to set boundaries and take care of yourself.

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My long-time friend disappointed me

A reader asks for advice on how to handle being disappointed by a good friend.

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