Archive for November, 2014

My friend wants me to store her stuff: How can I say no?

November 30, 2014 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels uncomfortable telling her friend she can’t store her stuff.

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Helping teens resolve friendship problems

November 29, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

It’s natural that moms want to help teens resolve friendship problems but that isn’t always the best approach.

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Should you drop a toxic friend? (The Journal News – NY)

November 28, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Should you drop a toxic friend? (The Journal News – NY)

Reporter Linda Lombroso of the Journal News (a Gannett paper) interviewed The Friendship Doctor about how to deal with a toxic friend.

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A shy teen feels she isn’t popular with male or female friends

November 28, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Being popular isn’t as important as cultivating friendships with one or two people whose company you enjoy.

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Thanksgiving Day – 2014

November 26, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Thanksgiving Day – 2014

Each of us has a great deal for which to be grateful but Thanksgiving Day is never all it’s cracked up to be.

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Making friends: Leery right from the start

November 24, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Making friends: Leery right from the start

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In the Media – Holidays: how to navigate awkward situations (Journal News)

November 21, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Holidays: how to navigate awkward situations (Journal News)

Journalist Linda Lombroso queried etiquette experts, including The Friendship Doctor, asking their advice for getting out of awkward situations gracefully during the holidays.

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Reader Wisdom: On learning how to connect

November 21, 2014 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

A reader writes about how she learned to connect with other people and find friendships.

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Too desperate for friendship

November 19, 2014 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

If you are too desperate, you may make bad choices when it comes to friendship.

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A breakdown in communication with a college roommate

November 18, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

After her college roommate is accepted to a sorority and she isn’t, there is a breakdown in communication.

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