Archive for November, 2008

Reader Q & A: Why did she dump me?

Published: November 17, 2008 | Last Updated: November 17, 2008 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION: Hi Irene, I telephoned a girlfriend today for a chat and to see how see was doing and she hit me with a bombshell. She politely told me that she saw no point in continuing our friendship. She said she was making positive changes in her life and I wasn’t included. We have had […]

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Reader Q & A: Emotionally drained newlywed

Published: November 10, 2008 | Last Updated: November 10, 2008 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION: Hi Irene, I’m in a really tight spot and would appreciate ANY advice you could provide. I have had two friends, A and B, since elementary school, but we went our separate ways after high school. A went to college, B partied and worked various jobs, and I went on to complete undergraduate and […]

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Reader Q & A: Coping with a roller coaster friendship

Published: November 10, 2008 | Last Updated: November 10, 2008 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION: Dear Irene: I came across your blog tonight. I am thankful. I am feeling desperate for some advice. I became good friends with a girl in the same town where I live. We met in February of this year. We hit it off right away. We became super close really fast. Had the same […]

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Elective Friendships

Published: November 6, 2008 | Last Updated: November 6, 2008 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

One political poll reported that a large majority of voters said they would be frightened if the presidential candidate—other than the one they supported—won the election. It reminded me of how we live in our own little worlds.   The differences between the parties’ candidates were great and I have to admit: Most of my […]

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Don’t Forget – It’s Too Important

Published: November 4, 2008 | Last Updated: November 4, 2008 By | Reply Continue Reading

Get off the computer and vote!

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Friendship by the Book: ‘Between the Covers’ by The Book Babes

Published: November 2, 2008 | Last Updated: July 21, 2022 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

I’m always searching for great books about female friendships so I was delighted to learn about the release of Between the Covers: The Book Babe’s Guide to a Woman’s Reading Pleasures

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Reader Q & A: Feeling like the odd woman out

Published: November 1, 2008 | Last Updated: November 1, 2008 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION: Dear Irene, I have just come across this website and I must say it is one of the most delightful discoveries I have ever made! I do have an issue with my friends and would be grateful if you could give me your opinion as I have given it a great deal of thought […]

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