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Finding friends after a divorce

June 22, 2015 | By | 24 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels bereft of support from family and friends after a divorce.

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Should my friend have explained the circumstances of my divorce?

June 12, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

After divorce, a woman’s husband accuses her of adultery and her friend doesn’t come to her defense with mutual friends.

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Feeling friendless after a marriage falls apart

November 9, 2014 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Life transitions can topple relationships, leaving someone feeling friendless.

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Having trouble making friends after a move

February 25, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Life changes such as a move can often be disruptive of friendships.

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50 and no…

December 12, 2013 | By | 33 Replies Continue Reading

A woman googles “50 and no…” to search for answers for her loneliness

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Teen Friendships: I’m 14 and my best friend’s parents just got divorced

June 27, 2013 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

If you were a teen, how much slack would you cut for a best friend who is having family problems?

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Sisters Who Aren’t the Best of Friends—Right Now

April 10, 2012 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION  Dear Irene, My sister is two years older than me. We’ve had a pretty good relationship throughout the years although our teen years have really taken a toll. She moved out of the house with my mama and me, and moved in with our dad about a year ago.   My mama and my […]

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Guest Post by Mark Banschick, M.D. – New Love: How do I tell my child and my ex?

March 4, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Staying friends with an ex and doing what’s best for your child can be synergistic…      When I received the note from Amanda asking about new love, divorce, and children, I couldn’t think of a better expert to call upon than Dr. Mark Banschick, a fellow blogger on Psychology Today. Dr. Banschick is a […]

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Children of Divorce and their Friendships

January 31, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

When a parent goes through a divorce, there can be friendship fallout for kids   QUESTION Dear Irene, My formerly popular 11-year old granddaughter is being shunned by her BFFs to the point that she doesn’t want to go to school (which she formerly loved). Her parents are going through a divorce, and it’s hit […]

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Finding Friends After Divorce: Can we count the ways?

September 6, 2011 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

NEED YOUR HELP! Divorce can destabilize many friendships and create a wedge between friends. Unfortunately, some friends don’t want to choose sides; others may be threatened by your suddenly single status; and still others may feel that your life is too different than theirs. This comes at a time when a divorced woman needs more friendship and support, […]

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