Archive for May, 2012

An Encore Post – How Being A Mother Can Sabotage Your Friendships

Published: May 13, 2012 | Last Updated: May 13, 2012 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Mother’s Day celebrates motherhood—as well as children, flowers, candy, and greeting cards. But there’s a seedy side to everything—and motherhood is a known friendship-killer. Motherhood can challenge female friendships for a variety of reasons: You are a mother, and your BFF isn’t one and wants to be one. Her fertility problems are making her extremely […]

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The downside of getting involved in a friend’s marital problems

Published: May 11, 2012 | Last Updated: June 30, 2013 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

It can be tricky for an outsider to get involved in a friend’s marital problems.

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What to do with an out-of-sync friendship

Published: May 9, 2012 | Last Updated: May 9, 2012 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION  Hi Irene, "Lance" and I have been friends since third grade, and now we have both graduated school and are getting jobs or attending college. I feel like I’ve left him in the dust, emotionally speaking. Despite his attempts to attend college and hold a part-time job, he is incredibly immature for his age […]

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Moving and leaving my best friend behind

Published: May 9, 2012 | Last Updated: August 29, 2013 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

Whatever your age, moving away from a best friend or having best friend move away from you is hard.

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What does email response time say about a friendship?

Published: May 3, 2012 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Do you procrastinate more than usual before you respond to emails from one particular friend? Is someone consistently very slow to respond to you? A new study suggests that email response time may be one measure of a friendship.   Read my latest article on Life Goes Strong.     

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