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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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How do you tell a friend you don’t have time for her?

May 24, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Time is finite and the decision how to use it is yours.

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Friend crush: Dropped and depressed

March 26, 2014 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

An unrequited friend crush at work with an unhappy ending.

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My friend is threatening to kill himself

February 16, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Friends can’t take changes when someone is depressed and talking about suicide.

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A young teen worries about her best friend

January 9, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Their parents’ marriage change their best friend relationship.

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How to get over the holidays with no friends or family

December 20, 2013 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading
How to get over the holidays with no friends or family

No friends or family around? 14 ideas to buoy your spirits and get you over the holiday hump

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How do you handle a friend who is self-harming?

December 18, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Threats of suicide or knowledge of self-harming are secrets no friend should keep.

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Where can my depressed friend get help?

October 31, 2013 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Sometimes a depressed friend needs more help than any friend, even a good one, can provide.

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How can I break up with a needy friend?

October 18, 2013 | By | 34 Replies Continue Reading

It’s difficult to break up with a needy friend. It’s even more challenging if the friend was kind to you when you were down.

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Dealing with a depressed friend when you are depressed

September 24, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A reader feels her depressed friend is weighing her down but feels guilty about letting go.

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