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When you can’t get a word in edgewise

November 6, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks what she can say to a friend who never lets her get a word in edgewise.

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Two friends live far away and run out of things to say

October 17, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Living far away can pose challenges to a friendship.

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When it’s time to shut up and listen

“Talk to someone about themselves and they’ll listen for hours.”

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A friendship question from a reader hints at something else

July 26, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

Sometimes little friendship problems need to be seen as hints of something bigger.

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A Facebook friendship that is out of sync

July 11, 2015 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

A friend is frustrated by a Facebook friendship with someone who responds unpredictably.

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Can I remain friends with someone with a totally different lifestyle?

June 4, 2015 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

A woman who lives a healthy lifestyle is frustrated by a friend who neglects her health.

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When you have no other friends

April 8, 2015 | By | 34 Replies Continue Reading

When someone has no other friends, she may put up with more than she should for fear of losing the friendship.

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My flaky friend makes me feel disposable

March 30, 2015 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle a flaky friend who disappears on you from time to time?

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Not invited to the party: Should I say something?

March 27, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

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

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Overheard: My friend heard me say I didn’t like talking on the phone

March 6, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A student is mortified that her friend overheard her say something negative about her.

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