Archive for September, 2015

Bridesmaids Advice: Friendships first, bridesmaids second

Published: September 12, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Bridesmaids Advice: Friendships first, bridesmaids second

A shy young woman worries about having no close friends to ask as bridesmaids.

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Back to School: Strategies to Avoid Lunchroom Loneliness

Published: September 11, 2015 | Last Updated: September 11, 2015 By | Reply Continue Reading
Back to School: Strategies to Avoid Lunchroom Loneliness

If you have problems making friends (which most of us do from time to time), you may really dread the thought of lunchroom loneliness.

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An awkward invitation

Published: September 9, 2015 | Last Updated: September 9, 2015 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A woman meets a friend through her landlady and asks for advice on handling an awkward invitation.

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15 Ways to make friends at a new school

Published: September 8, 2015 | Last Updated: September 8, 2015 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
15 Ways to make friends at a new school

At the beginning of the school year, The Friendship Doctor always receive lots of questions from students who are worried about making friends at a new school—as well notes from their concerned parents. Whatever your age or circumstances, change is hard and can be challenging to friendships.

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Friendships after 50: A radio interview with The Friendship Doctor

Published: September 7, 2015 | Last Updated: April 15, 2022 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Friendships after 50: A radio interview with The Friendship Doctor

Listen to Dr. Levine’s interview on “Friendships After 50” that recently aired on the radio show, Chronologically Gifted.

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Sensing a depressed friend is pushing you away

Published: September 6, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A woman worries that her longtime friend is pushing her away—saying she doesn’t want her in her life.

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In the Media – Girl Squads: United they stand

Published: September 5, 2015 | Last Updated: September 5, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Girl Squads: United they stand

Have you noticed all the “girl squads” coalescing around your favorite stars?

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In the Media – How you and your spouse can conquer conflicts over friends

Published: September 5, 2015 | Last Updated: May 31, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – How you and your spouse can conquer conflicts over friends

Writing in the East Idaho News, journalist Herb Scribner recounts the challenges of not liking the friends with whom your spouse surrounds him/herself.

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Friendship: The problem of three

Published: September 4, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom gets upset when three young girls get together and always leave out her daughter.

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My 10-year-old daughter and the kid of my close friend constantly bicker

Published: September 1, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A mom wonders whether she should cut all ties with a close friend because their kids don’t play well together.

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