Archive for August, 2012

My daughter is friendless, depressed, and wants to move

August 31, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

My daughter wants to move to this other town. She says she will never be happy as long as she is here. She knows everyone and they reject her. She is basically ready to give up.

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Slowly losing all my friends

August 28, 2012 | By | 38 Replies Continue Reading

I have had four very close/ best friends. These are ones whom I shared every aspect of my life with—the ones I go to for real advice and truly respect their opinions. Slowly but surely each one has cut me out, all of this occurring at different points during my life.

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iVillage – Longer Lives, Better Jobs and 13 Other Reasons You Need Friends

August 27, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

August 23, 2012 A friend might have a perspective on a situation you previously didn’t consider. “Friends can help you approach problems with a new perspective,” says Irene S. Levine, psychologist, creator of and author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend. “She may have a different background than you or have had […]

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Cosmopolitan Magazine (AU) – Fix Your Friendship

August 27, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

August 22, 2012 A fallout doesn’t mean the end. Psychologist Irene Levine shares her six tips for making up in this article in Cosmopolitan.

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Friendship by the Book: Friends Forever by Danielle Steele

August 21, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Friends Forever by Danielle Steele follows its characters from when they first meet in kindergarten until they are well into their teens
and twenties. The story reflects not only on the expectations and lives of the protagonists but also on those of their families, all of whom are interconnected.

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When it comes to having friends, a “boy” friend may not be enough

August 11, 2012 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

I met a great guy who I have been with for five years but I feel that I am missing out on lots of things at my young age. One problem is that I am the manager now, and my staff is all around my age. I do go out with them but there is always that “manager and employee” barrier, which I know it has to be that way. But with all my responsibilities I don’t have much time to go out and make friends.

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Finding it difficult to let go of an ex-friend

August 10, 2012 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

I’m finding it difficult to let go of an ex-friend. We went to school together and, by pure luck, ended up working in the same company.
Things were awesome at first. We would cry, laugh and do a lot of things together. We ended up sharing a place, which I now think was a bad move for our friendship.

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Traveling with Friends: A new vacation trend

August 6, 2012 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

A new online survey suggests that traveling with friends, whether it’s a mancation or girlfriend getaway, is becoming increasingly popuar. It’s not surprising: Friends don’t carry the same baggage with them as some of our relatives.

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Mail Online (UK) – Why We All Need a Peter Pan Friend

August 6, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Fun if infuriating, a friend who refuses to grow up can jolt us out of our ‘staid’ adult lives like nothing else.

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Is this friendship breakup worth talking about?

August 6, 2012 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

About two weeks ago, one of my closest friends and I had a massive argument. I don’t know whether to even bother trying to sort out the problem or just move on already, and forget about it and forget about her.

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