Archive for September, 2012

Having trouble getting close

September 18, 2012 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

I am a 27-year-old woman and find myself lacking the close friendships I long for. I’m well aware of the reasons why. Explaining would take all day but in a nutshell: I was a shy child who warmed up slowly but eventually made close friends I loved.

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Can’t get close to my self-centered friend

September 16, 2012 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

If you are unable to get close to someone, it may be that the person is self-centered and emotionally incapable of focusing on others.

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Rx for Loneliness: Get out of the house!

September 13, 2012 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Here are 5 Tips for Making Friends After 50.

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Narcissism: Surviving the Self-Involved – An Interview with Meredith Resnick

September 12, 2012 | By | 32 Replies Continue Reading

When I heard that Meredith Resnick had recently published an e-book on the topic of narcissim, I thought it might be of interest to readers of this blog.

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Living with a close friend: What happened to our friendship?

September 12, 2012 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

About two months ago, a close friend and I moved in together. At first, I was very excited about our new living arrangement and assumed that it would only strengthen our friendship. However, living with this friend seems to have had the opposite effect.

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Making Friends: Having trouble getting close

September 6, 2012 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

I was a shy child who warmed up slowly but eventually made close friends I loved. In high school, I developed severe social anxiety and panic disorder, which continued in college. I still managed to make some friends, but only on a
superficial level.

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Making new platonic friends online

September 3, 2012 | By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

I love this blog! Is there any thought of a site where all of us with these issues can contact each other for friendship?

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Money, trust and friendship

September 1, 2012 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

This year, in January, I told my friend I was buying an expensive item I had always wanted. Since I had saved for this item, it
wasn’t going to be a problem for me. She then said she needed one, too, and that she would pay me back.

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