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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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My 14-year-old daughter was left out by a group

July 6, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom asks whether she should intervene when her daughter is left out by friends?

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Reader Wisdom: Invited to a home party you don’t want to go to?

When a friend hosting a home party persists, you may need to push back just as hard.

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My career-focused friend isn’t putting any effort into maintaining our friendship

Should I save my friendship or end it if my friend doesn’t put forth the same effort?

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My friend was drunk and had sex on my couch

If her friend was drunk and disappointed her, should she forgive her? The answer isn’t clear-cut.

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My friend isn’t living up to my expectations

May 27, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A single woman feels like her married friend isn’t meeting her expectations of a best friend.

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