Archive for July, 2016

I’m the depressed friend

July 31, 2016 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A depressed friend feels her close friend wasn’t there when she needed her and wonders whether she should sustain the relationship.

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In the Media – How to Manage a Friendship Breakup (Flo & Frank)

July 30, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – How to Manage a Friendship Breakup (Flo & Frank)

The importance of doing one’s best to manage a friendship breakup can’t be understated—for both friends involved in the breakup.

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Shut out by friends

July 29, 2016 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks how to handle being shut out by a whole group of friends.

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In the Media – 9 Signs You Don’t Have Quality Friendships (Bustle)

July 28, 2016 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – 9 Signs You Don’t Have Quality Friendships (Bustle)

It isn’t the number, per se, but rather the quality of our friendships that counts. Isn’t it?

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Lost my temper with my 10-year-old’s friends

July 26, 2016 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

A mom feels mortified after she loses her temper with mean girls and their moms.

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Ambivalent about going camping with friends

July 23, 2016 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Ambivalent about going camping with friends

Going camping with friends: Would you go under these circumstances?

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In the Media – On Friends without Benefits (Stylist.com)

July 20, 2016 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On Friends without Benefits (Stylist.com)

“Friends without benefits” speaks to the intensity and complexity of female friendships.

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My friend is moving in on my space

July 20, 2016 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A woman worries that a friend moving to her country will encroach on her life.

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In the Media – Time to Downsize Your Friends? (The Telegraph)

July 18, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Time to Downsize Your Friends? (The Telegraph)

Writing for the UK Telegraph, Louisa Pritchard asks: Is it time to downsize your friends?

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Is it normal for a child to have an imaginary friend?

July 17, 2016 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Worried about your child’s imaginary friend? Psychologist and author Susan Newman, PhD offers advice and reassurance to worried parents.

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