Archive for March, 2015

My flaky friend makes me feel disposable

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How do you handle a flaky friend who disappears on you from time to time?

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In the Media – On keeping long-distance friendships (Psychologies)

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In the Media – On keeping long-distance friendships (Psychologies)

Psychologies interviewed The Friendship Doctor for some tips for keeping long-distance friendships alive.

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Not invited to the party: Should I say something?

March 27, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

When she’s not invited to a bar mitzvah, a teen wonders whether she should say something.

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Feeling left out by my group

March 24, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman wonders why she always feels like an outsider with her group of friends.

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In the Media – How to build an amazing intergenerational friendship

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In the Media – How to build an amazing intergenerational friendship

A story on Next Avenue story illustrates many of the benefits of intergenerational friendships.

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In the Media – How to deal with friendship breakups

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In the Media – How to deal with friendship breakups

An article by Katherine Schreiber on the website Refinery 29 discusses some of the causes of friendship breakups.

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Our friends don’t even leave a tip

March 21, 2015 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A woman hosts her friends but complains that they don’t even leave a tip.

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What do I say to a friend I don’t really like?

March 18, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A woman doesn’t really like her neighbor and asks how to handle that friendship.

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In the Media – Social currency: Our friends (Rewire Me)

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In the Media – Social currency: Our friends (Rewire Me)

We don’t often think of that way but our friends are important as resources who help and inspire us.

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Reader Wisdom: Making peace with a friend who hates children

March 16, 2015 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

On a recent post, entitled My Intolerant Friend Who Hates Children, a woman laments stepping back from a friendship with a childfree friend.

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