Archive for October, 2012

Hurricane Sandy, Meeting Katie Couric and The Blog Makeover

October 31, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

This has been a whirlwind week for a variety of reasons…

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Hurricane Sandy Update: From Irene

October 29, 2012 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

What an absolutely eerie day. It’s after sunset and quite dark. The wind outside is howling more loudly than I’ve ever heard it before. Like millions of other east coasters we are battening down the hatches as Hurricane Sandy approaches.

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Making friends: Why can’t I get close?

October 29, 2012 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Having a “wingman” can be a useful strategy if you have have a hard time making friends.

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Guest Post: What do you say to a best friend who has cancer?

October 26, 2012 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

My only clue was that my best friend had started detailing eating healthier foods in our almost daily email correspondence. She called on a Wednesday evening to tell me she had breast cancer and was having a mastectomy on Friday.

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Should I go to my friend’s kids’ birthday party?

October 23, 2012 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Whether to go to her kids’ birthday party depends on why you’re going.

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Chatting with Cherie: The Friendship Guide

October 22, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Chatting with Cherie: The Friendship Guide

My friend and colleague Cherie Burbach is an author, blogger, poet, and mixed media artist who writes about relationships, lifestyle, and helping people to connect.

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My friend makes jabs about my weight

October 21, 2012 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

My friend had been making jabs about my weight for months. Two years ago, I lost 40 pounds and then put it all back on. She began by telling me I eat horribly.

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Her Campus: The Collegiette’s Ultimate Midterm Survival Guide

October 18, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

An article in HerCampus about college study groups

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Introduced two friends…and now I’m left in the dust

October 17, 2012 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Friend poaching is more common than you might think; there’s not much to do about it.

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My friends make me feel bad about my neck…and my nose

October 17, 2012 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman seeks advice on handling friends who make her feel bad and take crack shots at her appearance.

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