Tag: best friend
Each of my women friends has — or had — good qualities, but ultimately, the positive didn’t outweigh the negative. Is my laziness in trying to make new (better, more compatible) friends an aging thing?
Disagreements happen, even between the closest of friends. Work schedules, major life changes and family problems can put people on edge and make them more likely to lash out.
QUESTION Hi Irene, My step mum does not want my dad or his family living with her so we are moving back to England. I now have to leave my best friend and I don’t want to. Can people stay best friends when they live in different country? She is the only person that [...]
QUESTION Dear Irene, I’m a junior in high school who has never been the most popular person. I’m generally the weird girl who eats lunch alone reading a book. However, over the past couple of years, I’ve made a few incredible friends. One of these is a guy who knows that I’ve liked him [...]
Not all best friends turn out to be keepers QUESTION Irene, I had a boyfriend for two months that I became madly in love with, and thought he felt the same for me. His friends constantly said they had never seen him like this. Then, late into his birthday party, we got into a spat [...]
8 Ways to Make a Friend Feel Special on Valentine’s Day
QUESTION Dear Irene, Two of my best friends, Charles and Sunny, started dating each other. Sunny went away for about four months, and they broke up just because of how long she would be away for. But Charles was under the impression that they were still together because Sunny was telling people over seas [...]
A sense of trust is one of the requisites of a healthy friendship. QUESTION Hi Irene, I was best friends with this girl for about three years. We did everything together, we hung out at school, went out together after school, and then IM-ed each other every day for hours. She was one of [...]