Archive for November, 2013

Friendships at a ballet studio

November 30, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading

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

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Reader Wisdom: Setting standards for friendship

November 29, 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

November 28, 2013 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

She lost a friend to cancer; now the friend’s widower is ignoring her.

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Thanksgiving Day – 2013

November 27, 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

November 26, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Some tips on spending Thanksgiving with people you wouldn’t necessarily choose as friends…

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Friendship: Uninvited on Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013 | 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

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

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?

November 22, 2013 | 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

November 22, 2013 | 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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