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No Friends: And before you ask…I am on meds

June 25, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A guy on meds who feels alone.

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In the Media – 7 Surprising causes of high blood pressure (Grandparents.com)

January 10, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – 7 Surprising causes of high blood pressure (Grandparents.com)

On Grandparents.com, Sheryl Kraft explains some of the more surprising causes of high blood pressure.

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How to get over the holidays with no friends or family

December 20, 2013 | By | 11 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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50 and no…

December 12, 2013 | By | 32 Replies Continue Reading

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

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Making friends at midlife: Ties that bind

December 25, 2012 | By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

When we reach midlife, the thought of making new friends can be daunting. One reason why: Unlike women who are going to school, working or parenting, there isn’t a steady pool of people to choose from who are at the same stage of life, doing the same thing at the same time, with many of the same interests.

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Getting Older: Fighting loneliness in small steps

October 1, 2012 | By | 30 Replies Continue Reading

Recently, a reader named Peggy sent The Friendship Doctor an email that explains how she combats feelings of loneliness through some of her interests. She challenges other readers to identify the positive ways they keep busy, get out, and connect with friends.   You can read her letter (lightly edited) below. What are some ways you keep loneliness at […]

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Rx for Loneliness: Get out of the house!

September 13, 2012 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Here are 5 Tips for Making Friends After 50.

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Home Alone & Lonely? Some Practical Tips

February 24, 2012 | By | 77 Replies Continue Reading

What resources are there for people who are home alone and lonely, without any family or friends? QUESTION Dear Irene, I am 63. My husband brought me here many years ago. It is rural and here, family is everything—which is nice—but I have none. My life from the beginning was similar to a child in an orphanage. I was […]

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Moving and Friendship: Is moving a good way to make new friends?

December 30, 2011 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

When you move, you take some emotional baggage with you…

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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 […]

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