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Friendship Day – August 1, 2010

August 1, 2010 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

In 1935, the US Congress proclaimed the first Sunday in August each year as Friendship Day.

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Sophisticated Lady

January 18, 2009 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, First, thank you for a wonderful website. Second, I can’t figure out what I’m doing wrong. I’ve come to the conclusion that perhaps I have a higher need for interaction than most people. I’m turning 40 and when my husband mentioned throwing me a birthday party I realized I have no dear [...]

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Reader Q & A: One-Upsmanship among friends

November 24, 2008 | By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION: Hello, I am a 26-year old female. I have a problem with female friendships. It really annoys me when a friend tries to compete with me. I’ll give you an example. My boyfriend recently sent me flowers at work. I told one of my friends and she did not show any happiness for me. [...]

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Resolving the Friendship Deficit: One Day at a Time

July 31, 2008 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

In 1935, the United States Congress proclaimed the first Sunday in August as Friendship Day, which falls on August 3d this year. Put simply: It’s a day to recognize the vital role that friendships play in our lives. You can celebrate the day by getting together with a friend—or by phoning, emailing or texting one [...]

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A Friend in Every Port?

June 2, 2008 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

One of the nice things about traveling is that every trip offers opportunities to make new friendships or nurture old ones–if you make it a priority and take the time. You could ask an old friend to travel with you or simply engage in conversation with a potential new friend you meet across the aisle [...]

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