Archive for December, 2010

Top ten friendship posts of 2010

Published: December 30, 2010 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Like me, are you curious about the types of friendship information/advice readers searched for here during the last year? These were the 10 most widely-read posts of this year:   1-  Needy Friend: A Friend Indeed? 2-  Achieving Closure After Being Dumped at Work 3 – Making Friends at 60: I Don’t Want To Die […]

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Friendship: When Three’s A Crowd

Published: December 29, 2010 | Last Updated: March 15, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
Friendship: When Three’s A Crowd

Sometimes three’s a crowd when it comes to friendships because there are more personalities that need to mesh.

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Times of India – End of friendship as painful as divorce

Published: December 29, 2010 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

[The Times of India is the largest English-speaking newspaper in India]   Did you know that breaking up with a best friend could be as devastating as a divorce? It’s true, say experts.   Women tend to share everything with their closest female friends, things they would never dream of discussing with their spouse or […]

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Housebound, lonely, and craving contact

Published: December 28, 2010 | Last Updated: November 23, 2013 By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

I’m 63, and housebound due to health and mobility problems. My family works so they can’t come every day. I find myself sitting alone in the house day after day.

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UK Mail: Why did my best friend dump me?

Published: December 27, 2010 | Last Updated: December 27, 2010 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

How the end of friendship is as painful as divorce   By Mandy Francis UK Daily Mail – December 27, 2009   "You’ve bought each other carefully ­chosen Christmas presents for decades, but this year there was no ­beautifully-wrapped gift from your best friend under your tree – and there was a gap on your […]

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UK Mail: Why did my best friend dump me?

Published: December 27, 2010 | Last Updated: December 27, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

In Sunday’s UK Mail, journalist Mandy Francis wrote about her experience of being dumped by a friend without warning or explanation. Years later, she still feels the hurt. "One consolation is that when I’ve talked to other female friends about my experience, many of them have similar tales to relate," she writes.   Many women […]

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The most wonderful time of the year? Not for everyone

Published: December 23, 2010 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Blue Christmas services are organized by many houses of worship to provide comfort to people who are grieving, coping with chronic illness, or feeling down or lonely.

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Best friends: Until business does us part

Published: December 21, 2010 | Last Updated: December 21, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

When a friend banks on your friendship   QUESTION Hi Irene, Our best friends, who have no money, wanted to go into business with us. They asked us for a large sum to open an immersion preschool-3rd grade and we said no, opening a school did not interest us. We both have kids who need […]

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The Friendship Doctor provides Nestpert advice on The Nest

Published: December 20, 2010 | Last Updated: September 26, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

How to Deal If You Don’t Like Your Friends Significant Other ‘Cause you’re not really gonna let a guy come between you now, are you?   By Samantha Leal December 13, 2010   You’ve been BFFs since high school, so by now you’re practically sisters. You talk and text multiple times a day and have […]

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Handling a ‘friend’ who doesn’t get the message

Published: December 20, 2010 | Last Updated: June 26, 2013 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

It’s awkward and uncomfortable when a friend doesn’t get the message but you need to find a gracious way out.

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