Archive for September, 2015

In the Media – How to Tell A Friend She Can’t Bring a Plus-One to the Wedding

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In the Media – How to Tell A Friend She Can’t Bring a Plus-One to the Wedding

In this piece for Brides magazine, Jillian Kramer tackles the problem of telling a close friend that she can’t bring a plus-one (date) to the wedding.

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What do you say to a neighbor who wants to use your washing machine?

September 30, 2015 | By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

It’s hard to turn down a neighbor but good boundaries make good neighbors.

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Should I confront my friend?

September 27, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

A woman wonders is she should confront a friend whose values are suspect.

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What do you do when an online friendship begins to feel creepy?

September 26, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A student feels uncomfortable with an awkward online friendship.

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In the Media – On midlife loneliness

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In the Media – On midlife loneliness

Writing in The Telegraph (UK), journalist Maria Lally writes about midlife loneliness.

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In the Media – Do you tell your friend she’s a terrible traveler?

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In the Media – Do you tell your friend she’s a terrible traveler?

Journalist Alison Bowen of the Chicago Tribune asked experts to weigh in on a common dilemma: Do you tell your friend she’s a terrible traveler?

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In the Media – How depression affects friendships

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In the Media – How depression affects friendships

In an article in Mic.com, a website targeted to the generation known as millennials, senior staff writer Jenny Kutner describes how depression affects friendships.

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Mom worries when her teen daughter has a falling out with a best friend

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Regardless of age and circumstances, have a falling out with a close friend is always painful.

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A blunt friend told me I’m boring and negative

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How should someone respond to a friend’s blunt criticism?

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How do I opt out of a friendship I don’t want to continue?

September 18, 2015 | By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

Friendships are voluntary relationships with the right to opt out.

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