Archive for January, 2015

Friendship and happiness

Published: January 29, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and happiness

The folks at Happify developed this nifty infographic summarizing some of the relevant research on friendship and happiness.

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Guest Post: 5 Ways To Know If Your Friend Is A Narcissist

Published: January 26, 2015 | Last Updated: November 10, 2021 By | 33 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: 5 Ways To Know If Your Friend Is A Narcissist

Author and guest blogger Meredith Resnick asks five questions to help you assess if your friend is a narcissist.

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Reader Wisdom: On making conversation

Published: January 26, 2015 | Last Updated: January 26, 2015 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

Making conversation when it doesn’t come naturally takes practice. A reader explains what helped her.

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I am pretty but lack self confidence

Published: January 25, 2015 | Last Updated: January 25, 2015 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A teen feels awkward in social situations and thinks she lacks self confidence.

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In the Media – What should you do when a friendship turns addictive? (Cosmopolitan)

Published: January 24, 2015 | Last Updated: August 19, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – What should you do when a friendship turns addictive? (Cosmopolitan)

In Cosmopolitan Magazine, novelist Harriet Lane writes about what happens when a friendship turns addictive.

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In the Media – How to handle awkward ex run-ins

Published: January 22, 2015 | Last Updated: May 12, 2022 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – How to handle awkward ex run-ins

In this article in Real Simple, writer Valerie Frankel offers advice about how to handle four different situations entailing run-ins with an ex.

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Moved in with my boyfriend and lost my girlfriends

Published: January 22, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A divorcee’s friends step away after she moved in with a boyfriend.

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My 10-year-old son has no friends

Published: January 21, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A mom asks how to help her 10-year-old son get along with schoolmates.

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Friendship: On asking for support

Published: January 19, 2015 | Last Updated: January 19, 2015 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Six questions to ask yourself when you are asking for support and don’t get it.

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In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

Published: January 17, 2015 | Last Updated: January 17, 2015 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

Novelist Jennifer Weiner writes about her 97-year-old grandmother’s experiences with mean girls in a retirement home.

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