Archive for July, 2014

Dealing with a needy friend when you have cancer

Published: July 16, 2014 | Last Updated: March 21, 2022 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

When a needy friend tries too hard to be helpful, you may need to set boundaries and take care of yourself.

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In the Media: The Art of Friendship in the Adult World (Verily)

Published: July 14, 2014 | Last Updated: July 14, 2014 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media: The Art of Friendship in the Adult World (Verily)

Writer Emily Mitchell offers some tips and strategies on Verily.com for making friends as an adult.

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In the Media: Two different sides of the Facebook dialogue

Published: July 13, 2014 | Last Updated: July 13, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media: Two different sides of the Facebook dialogue

Read two different opinions about Facebook on Salon. What are your thoughts?

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A woman loses a job and loses her friends in the process

Published: July 12, 2014 | By | 19 Replies Continue Reading

When someone loses a job, it can make co-workers feel squeamish, even the ones who were your friends.

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Reader Wisdom: Becoming a mother and losing friends

Published: July 10, 2014 | Last Updated: July 10, 2014 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Is losing friends part and parcel of being a new mom? A single mom?

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My long-time friend disappointed me

Published: July 8, 2014 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks for advice on how to handle being disappointed by a good friend.

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In the Media – The Best Way to Comfort a Crier (Greatist)

Published: July 7, 2014 | Last Updated: July 7, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – The Best Way to Comfort a Crier (Greatist)

It’s common to be placed in a situation where you find another person in tears—yet it can be awkward knowing just how to respond to a crier.

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My 14-year-old daughter was left out by a group

Published: July 6, 2014 | Last Updated: July 6, 2014 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A mom asks whether she should intervene when her daughter is left out by friends?

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When a girl’s best friend is a guy friend

Published: July 5, 2014 | Last Updated: July 5, 2014 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks what she should do when her guy friend chooses his girlfriend over her.

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In the Media – Socializing Singles in Sioux Falls (Argus Leader)

Published: July 3, 2014 | Last Updated: July 3, 2014 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Socializing Singles in Sioux Falls (Argus Leader)

Journalist Janna Farley tells the story of a group, Sioux Falls Social Singles, designed for single people in their 40s, 50s and 60s, which meets weekly for Friday night dinners and coffee on Sundays.

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