Archive for July, 2009

I love my BFF but I can’t take her husband!

Published: July 29, 2009 | Last Updated: July 29, 2009 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, My BFF and I spend a lot of time together but her husband isn’t very social or friendly with me when I go to their place. She pressures me to arrange a night for the four of us to get together but I don’t really enjoy his company and my partner doesn’t […]

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Gay Straight Friendship: Is It Possible?

Published: July 24, 2009 | Last Updated: November 30, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
Gay Straight Friendship: Is It Possible?

A gay woman is uncertain about whether a gay straight friendship is possible given her recent experience with a straight woman.

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Is she a good mom but a lousy friend?

Published: July 23, 2009 | Last Updated: July 23, 2009 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION I am glad so that I found this blog! Anyway, here is the deal: I have this friend. We completely hit it off when we first met (she worked with my husband). She got laid off from my husband’s company but we both put effort into our friendship. She got pregnant and had a […]

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Five Awkward Friendship Moments: What Do You Say When…?

Published: July 16, 2009 | Last Updated: December 3, 2022 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Every friendship, even the best of them, has awkward friendships moments. They also have predictable peaks and valleys.

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Summertime When the Friendships Comes Easy

Published: July 14, 2009 | Last Updated: February 12, 2024 By | Reply Continue Reading

Whether it’s changing schools, changing neighborhoods, or heading off to summer camp, it’s tough to leave close friends behind—especially when you’re a young woman lacking self-confidence and wondering how others will judge you. In her second book for young readers, called Slept Away (Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2009), author Julie Kraut has written the […]

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Caution: Frenemies Can Be Bad For Your Health

Published: July 10, 2009 | Last Updated: November 25, 2021 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
Caution: Frenemies Can Be Bad For Your Health

Being with frenemies has been associated with elevations in blood pressure.

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