Archive for June, 2013

A troubled marriage can divide best friends: Can this one be repaired?

Published: June 30, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

The shame and embarrassment of a troubled marriage can divide best friends–and even end a friendship.

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The tag-along friend

Published: June 29, 2013 | Last Updated: June 29, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

If you start to feel like a tag-along friend, you may want to cut your losses.

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In the Media – How to Be a Supportive Friend in Time of Need (Family Circle)

Published: June 28, 2013 | Last Updated: June 28, 2013 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – How to Be a Supportive Friend in Time of Need (Family Circle)

In this excellent article in Family Circle, writer Sarah Mahoney offers advice on how to be a supportive friend.

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I logged on to my friend’s Facebook page—now what?

Published: June 27, 2013 | Last Updated: June 27, 2013 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

Is there any going back after logging on to a friend’s Facebook page and seeing something you shouldn’t have?

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Teen Friendships: I’m 14 and my best friend’s parents just got divorced

Published: June 27, 2013 | Last Updated: June 27, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

If you were a teen, how much slack would you cut for a best friend who is having family problems?

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In the Media – A Friend is Someone Who Likes You…

Published: June 26, 2013 | Last Updated: June 26, 2013 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

An article in the Huffington Post, A Friend is Someone Who Likes You.. by Nancy Doyle Palmer

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When religious differences divide friends

Published: June 25, 2013 | Last Updated: June 25, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Religious differences aren’t always deal breakers, but can be when one friend is intolerant

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In the Media – Best Friends Forever?

Published: June 24, 2013 | Last Updated: June 24, 2013 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Best Friends Forever?

Is it inevitable that we outgrow friends and that “best friends forever” is a myth?

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Feeling guilty about cutting off a friendship

Published: June 24, 2013 | Last Updated: June 24, 2013 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

It’s normal to feel guilty about cutting off a friendship even if it is the right thing to do. If you have carefully considered the decision, don’t look back.

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Ending a friendship nicely

Published: June 12, 2013 | Last Updated: July 30, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

I am writing for help with ending a friendship nicely. I met a friend at a playground three years ago and the friendship started because she was moving to the area and we both had sons the same age.

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