Archive for March, 2013

On circle envy: Everyone can’t have a group of friends

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On circle envy: Everyone can’t have a group of friends

If you are a person who feels even a tinge of circle envy, and there are many reasons why you would, there are still opportunities to forge a sisterhood later in life.

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Let down by a friend when I needed her most

Last year we had a horrific thing happen in our family. My son, in a drug-induced psychotic episode, killed our daughter-in-law. After that, I was terribly disappointed and let down by a friend.

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A “Traveling Lady” shares her thoughts on traveling with friends

March 28, 2013 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
A “Traveling Lady” shares her thoughts on traveling with friends

On a recent trip to Mexico, I met a group of inspiring girlfriends who travel together each year. The group’s organizer writes on The Friendship Blog about traveling with friends.

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Ten tips for finding a long lost friend

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Sometimes my thoughts wander and I think about a long lost friend—someone who seemed to drop out of my life for no apparent reason.

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CBS Sunday Morning looks at the power of friendship

CBS Sunday Morning looks at the power of friendship

We all know that good friends make us feel good—but even scientists aren’t really sure why. Last weekend, CBS Sunday Morning national correspondent Rita Braver took a look behind the emerging science of friendship.

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Dumped by a friend with no explanation

Being dumped by a friend is something that happens commonly—but its frequency doesn’t make it less painful. Afterwards, it’s normal to feel hurt and rejected, and to question both your own actions and the authenticity of the friendship.

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CBS Sunday Morning Show Interview with The Friendship Doctor – Rescheduled for 3/17/13

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CBS Sunday Morning Show Interview with The Friendship Doctor – Rescheduled for 3/17/13

CBS Sunday Morning national correspondent Rita Braver interviewed The Friendship Doctor for a segment on the power of friendship that will air on the program this Sunday.

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On More Time To Travel: An inspiring group of ladies…

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On More Time To Travel: An inspiring group of ladies…

When you feel close to the people at work, work can be a joy. When you like those people enough to take the friendship outside of the office, you are very lucky indeed.

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Journalist Seeking Sources – Women over 50 who share a home

March 10, 2013 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

For a national story, if  you are a widow or never-married woman, over age 50, who shares a home with other women, please email writer at [email protected] Please respond by 3/18/13. Thanks for your help!

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Drained by a profoundly depressed friend

It can be extremely frustrating to deal with a depressed friend—but bear in mind that depression is a real illness, not a flaw in character.

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