Tag: cross-gender friendship
Although there are similarities between friends and lovers, the relationships aren’t the same.
QUESTION Hi Irene, I have a co-worker who is married who came from a central office to a satellite office where I work. His co-workers from the central office made undermining jokes about him. I’m beginning to understand why. He boasts about an association he’s in and tells stories about what he’s doing. He visits [...]
QUESTION Dear Irene, A little more than a year ago I began a friendship with a female co-worker. We are both married and it never went beyond the friendship stage nor did either or us want it to. It started off simple enough, she knew I was into photography and she suspected a problem with [...]
QUESTION Dear Irene, I’ve been friends for three years with a guy at my office. We became friends after a really rough period in which I was demoted, isolated, and treated quite shabbily, though I couldn’t afford to leave and wasn’t in the best psychological state to do so (like, I was in need [...]