Archive for February, 2014

My daughter’s friend is very competitive

February 28, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks how she can support her daughter, who has a very competitive friend.

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Guest Post: What can happen when you deactivate a Facebook account

February 27, 2014 | By | 28 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: What can happen when you deactivate a Facebook account

This is a cautionary tale about what can happen to some of our friendships when we deactivate a Facebook account — and why it’s important to avoid jumping to conclusions.

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In the Media – Toxic pals: Behind frenemy lines (CNN)

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In the Media – Toxic pals: Behind frenemy lines (CNN)

LeTrent interviewed Dr. Irene S. Levine and other experts on the topic of toxic friendships, pointing out some of the characteristics of these relationships and how to end them.

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Having trouble making friends after a move

February 25, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Life changes such as a move can often be disruptive of friendships.

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In the Media – How to handle the stickiest of money situations (Daily Worth)

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In the Media – How to handle the stickiest of money situations (Daily Worth)

The Daily Worth interviewed The Friendship Doctor and other experts about a number of sticky money situations that often arise between friends.

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Reader Wisdom: On handling a toxic friendship

February 22, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A reader explains why she hung on to a toxic friendship.

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The Maid of Honor in my wedding pictures who is no longer my friend

February 21, 2014 | By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

It’s hard to lose friends especially when you thought the friendship would last forever.

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I have few friends and worry about my daughters’ friendships

February 20, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A mother wonders whether she is responsible for her daughters not having friends.

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National talk show seeking friends dating a friend’s ex

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National talk show seeking friends dating a friend’s ex

A national talk show is seeking friends dating a friend’s ex.

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Making new friends one at a time

February 18, 2014 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

You might ask your husband to babysit so you can get our one evening to take a class or go to the gym.

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