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Looking back to move forward

March 29, 2016 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

A single woman asks for advice to move forward when she reflects on a lost friendship. QUESTION Hi Irene, I am a 38-year-old single woman and I live a pretty solitary life, which on its own I don’t really mind–I’m a writer. But lately I find myself reflecting on my friendships and relationships. I can […]

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Not good at keeping friends

March 2, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is concerned that she isn’t keeping friends and is simply moving on to new ones.

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Friendship over 40: As they age, are women less tolerant of friends?

November 1, 2015 | By | 49 Replies Continue Reading

A reader recently asked about friendship over 40. Specifically, she asked: As women age, are they more discriminating about keeping friends?

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Moves: When the road to a friend’s house is one-way

August 22, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading
Moves: When the road to a friend’s house is one-way

After she moves, her friend never comes to visit at her new house.

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Friendship takes two whether it’s an old friend or new

August 7, 2015 | By | 35 Replies Continue Reading

A woman reaches out to an old friend and is rebuffed.

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Friendships after recovering from an eating disorder

August 3, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A teen’s friend dumps her after she recovers from an eating disorder, leaving her confused about what happened.

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A message from the Friendship Doctor on International Friendship Day 2015

August 2, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
A message from the Friendship Doctor on International Friendship Day 2015

This post about International Friendship Day is reprinted from the archives of The Friendship Blog.

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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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Are high school friendships meant to last forever?

July 22, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A young teen begins to feel like she’s outgrowing her high school friendships.

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Friendship: Is loyalty a weakness?

July 20, 2015 | By | 24 Replies Continue Reading

An engaged woman asks whether her fiancé’s loyalty to old friends—she doesn’t care for—is a character weakness.

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