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Her other friend

May 8, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

What should you do if your BFF always includes her other friend in your get-togethers?

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When teenage friends become coupled

April 24, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A young girl asks what to do: Her friends have become coupled and she feels like a third wheel.

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No friends in high school: What am I doing wrong?

November 10, 2012 | By | 132 Replies Continue Reading

I’m nice, inclusive, and enthusiastic but I’m facing this problem that is starting to make me feel so depressed: I don’t have any friends. In middle school, I faced the normal crap that evil children everywhere seem to put on others, which is why I was excited to go to a high school where I knew absolutely no one, to start fresh. A very brave move: going from a private school knowing the same 60 people your whole life, to public school with 1300 kids,

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Nora Ephron’s friendships – All too short

June 28, 2012 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Nora Ephron collected a string of best friends.

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Gaming Friendships

February 26, 2012 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Have you ever made friends with someone by playing a game like Bunco, Mah-Jongg, Bridge, or even an online game?   Games are another great way to meet people and form friendships because you already have a shared interest and you have recurring contact with the other individual (s).   But as in friendships that […]

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Best Friends: She loves me, she loves me not

September 30, 2011 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hello Irene, I am having a really hard time with my best friend. This whole relationship started out quite differently. She was attracted to me and fell in love with me at the very beginning. I reciprocated these feelings for a while but ultimately realized we weren’t a match, and decided we needed to […]

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Can Angelina possibly be a lonely girl?

September 26, 2010 | By | 45 Replies Continue Reading

It’s hard to think of Angelina Jolie as a lonely girl but she may juggling marriage, career and/or motherhood—so close friendships take a back seat.

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Comforting a Friend Who Has Had a Miscarriage

July 27, 2010 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, about 15-20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, usually within the first 13 weeks of pregnancy. For the woman who has miscarried, this can be a difficult time emotionally, both in coping with the loss and thinking about its impact on her marriage and her ability to […]

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Cleo Magazine: Are you too UNPICKY with your friends?

July 23, 2010 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

I was recently interviewed by Nicole Elphick, a writer with Cleo, an Australian fashion and beauty magazine.   Her article Are You Too Unpicky With Your Friends?, in the August edition, raises the question of whether women aren’t picky enough in choosing their friends. In the age of Facebook, this issue is really at the […]

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Guest post: Connecting

June 23, 2010 | By | Reply Continue Reading

On a beautiful Sunday autumn afternoon more than a year ago, my husband and I attended a Harvest Festival at a local winery not too far from where we live. We didn’t know anyone else there and wound up sitting next to a lovely couple, who seemed to be enjoying the day as much as […]

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