Archive for November, 2013

Friendships at a ballet studio

Published: November 30, 2013 | Last Updated: January 31, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading

Thirteen can be a tough age, especially among ballet dancers.

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Reader Wisdom: Setting standards for friendship

Published: November 29, 2013 | Last Updated: December 11, 2013 By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

A reader speaks about setting standards for her friendships.

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Friendship and Loss: When Grief Changes A Friendship

Published: November 28, 2013 | Last Updated: August 26, 2021 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Loss: When Grief Changes A Friendship

She lost a friend to cancer; now the grief of the friend’s widower feels like another loss, compounding the pain.

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Thanksgiving Day – 2013

Published: November 27, 2013 | Last Updated: December 2, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Thanksgiving Day – 2013

A short note from The Friendship Doctor on Thanksgiving Day 2013

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Sharing A Thanksgiving Table With People You Don’t Like

Published: November 26, 2013 | Last Updated: November 25, 2021 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Sharing A Thanksgiving Table With People You Don’t Like

Some simple tips for sharing the Thanksgiving table with people you wouldn’t necessarily choose as friends…

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Friendship: Uninvited on Thanksgiving

Published: November 26, 2013 | Last Updated: November 25, 2021 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

It’s disappointing to be uninvited on Thanksgiving but don’t give up on a meaningful friendship because of one transgression.

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The fragility of friendship

Published: November 26, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Based on research, friends forever is usually a myth.

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Friendship and chronic illness

Published: November 23, 2013 | Last Updated: November 23, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

How do you maintain friendships with an unpredictable chronic illness?

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Friendship: Are My Expectations Too High?

Published: November 22, 2013 | Last Updated: April 15, 2021 By | 46 Replies Continue Reading

Sometimes expectations need to be tempered because different people have different styles and approaches to friendship.

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Reader Wisdom: When your teen feels like an outcast

Published: November 22, 2013 | Last Updated: May 10, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A young reader shares her experience of feeling like an outcast and offers advice to parents of teens.

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