Archive for October, 2010

Guest Post: Is it better to walk alone or persevere with boring friendships?

Published: October 21, 2010 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

by Hadyn Thomas The most important thing to me is my friendships. It is true that I do not have very many friends. I have found this to be the best way. Having many friends always seemed like a crazy idea to me. How can you be expected to give time to yourself and many […]

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Taking a gamble on a friendship

Published: October 19, 2010 | Last Updated: October 19, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, I am a 52-year-old woman who had a very close friendship with a young girl in her late 20s whom I worked with for about two years. We met at our training class and continued once out on the floor.   I’m a young minded person and get along with mostly every […]

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Top 3 ways to get unfriended on Facebook

Published: October 15, 2010 | Last Updated: July 8, 2020 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A study looks at why people got unfriended on Facebook.

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Montgomery Maryland Gazette – Pen Pal Friendships

Published: October 14, 2010 | Last Updated: October 14, 2010 By | Reply Continue Reading

Relationships forged in ink similar to face-to-face friendships   Psychologist, Towson English professor weigh in on pen pals’ tight bond by Danielle E. Gaines    Without ever meeting, Mary Ann Fitzpatrick and Beatrice Aillet forged the tightest friendship in both their lives. For 38 years they exchanged frequent letters, but only a handful of phone […]

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Left out: When your gal pal falls in love with guy pal

Published: October 14, 2010 | Last Updated: October 14, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Is it natural to be jealous? How do you handle the changes in the friendship?   QUESTION Dear Irene, I’m 22, and my best friend Allie and I have been friends for 11 years. We went to middle and high school together, and stayed incredibly close despite four years at different colleges in different cities, […]

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The Benefits of Friendly Competition

Published: October 14, 2010 | Last Updated: January 18, 2017 By | Reply Continue Reading

On the benefits of friendly competition in the workplace…

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Poll: What kind of friend are you? Betty White, Jamie Lee Curtis, or Kristen Bell

Published: October 12, 2010 | Last Updated: October 12, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Three superstars—Betty White, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Kristen Bell—were recently interviewed in an article called, What Women Want, which appears in the November/December 2010 issue of AARP, The Magazine. This is what each woman had to say about her female friendships: Betty White: …As much as I love my friends, I wouldn’t think of going […]

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Guest Post: What do you say to someone who has just lost a friend?

Published: October 8, 2010 | Last Updated: November 26, 2013 By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

People often have difficulty knowing what to say or do when someone has lost a friend.

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Tips on Talking to a Teenage Daughter About Friendships

Published: October 6, 2010 | Last Updated: January 27, 2023 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
Tips on Talking to a Teenage Daughter About Friendships

A mom asks for advice on talking to a teenage daughter about friendships so she can make better choices in making friends and keeping them.

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When Anxiety Clouds A Friendship

Published: October 5, 2010 | Last Updated: July 2, 2023 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman recognizes that anxiety is interfering with her friendships and asks for advice so she doesn’t damage a close relationship.

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