Archive for May, 2020

Would Life Be Sweeter In A Coronavirus Bubble? It Depends.

Published: May 27, 2020 | Last Updated: September 7, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Would Life Be Sweeter In A Coronavirus Bubble? It Depends.

To help allay the isolation and anxieties associated with the pandemic, some people are creating or joining a coronavirus bubble.

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How To Make New Friends During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published: May 16, 2020 | Last Updated: June 10, 2020 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
How To Make New Friends During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Making new friends can be challenging during the best of times but the coronavirus pandemic has added another layer of complexity.

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A Friend Who Takes Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Published: May 14, 2020 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
A Friend Who Takes Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Two friends with different views about the risks of the coronavirus. Can they talk? Can they remain friends?

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Have A Friend With Coronavirus? What To Say and What Not To Say

Published: May 10, 2020 | Last Updated: May 10, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading
Have A Friend With Coronavirus? What To Say and What Not To Say

Health journalist Sheryl Kraft talks about what to say to a friend with coronavirus and what not to say. She recently recovered from the virus.

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Guest Post: How To Deepen a Friendship

Published: May 8, 2020 | Last Updated: July 5, 2021 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Guest Post: How To Deepen a Friendship

Journalist and guest author Kare Anderson offers advice on how to deepen a friendship. It boils down to: Do unto others as they would have done unto them.

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The Friendship Blog Is Back! Welcome!

Published: May 6, 2020 | Last Updated: July 30, 2020 By | 21 Replies Continue Reading
The Friendship Blog Is Back! Welcome!

Welcome to the relaunch of The Friendship Blog! As our society grapples with the coronavirus epidemic, now, more than ever, we realize how vital friends and social connections are to our well-being.

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Zoom Etiquette For Friends: How Can I Tactfully Turn Down Invitations?

Published: May 6, 2020 | Last Updated: August 22, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Zoom Etiquette For Friends: How Can I Tactfully Turn Down Invitations?

What if you really don’t want to Zoom? How do you turn down invitations without hurting someone else, or being seen as unfriendly or a party pooper? 

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How Do You Deal With A Friend Who Is Oblivious To Social Distancing?

Published: May 3, 2020 | Last Updated: July 30, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
How Do You Deal With A Friend Who Is Oblivious To Social Distancing?

The term “social distancing” muddies the waters. Instead, friends need to find ways to remain physically distant but stay socially connected.

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