Author Archive: Carlin Flora

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Betrayal: My BFF ran off with my ex

Published: January 1, 2014 | Last Updated: January 1, 2014 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

How to cope after a soap-opera-caliber betrayal by a friend?

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One-Way Friendship Breakup

Published: December 10, 2013 | Last Updated: February 15, 2024 By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

A woman asks how to survive a one-way friend breakup and cope when a friend drops you without an explanation.

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Friendship and Loss: When Grief Changes A Friendship

Published: November 28, 2013 | Last Updated: February 15, 2024 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Loss: When Grief Changes A Friendship

She lost a friend to cancer; now the grief of the friend’s widower feels like another loss, compounding the pain.

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The Fragility of Friendship

Published: November 26, 2013 | Last Updated: January 16, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Based on research on the fragility of friendship, friends forever, even among adults, is usually a self-perpetuating myth.

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Text Message Violated Trust Between Friends

Published: October 30, 2013 | Last Updated: January 28, 2024 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
Text Message Violated Trust Between Friends

One friend snooped, the other was caught writing hurtful words. Is is possible to rebuild their friendship?

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Should You Stay Friends with an Ex-Boyfriend?

Published: October 17, 2013 | Last Updated: February 5, 2024 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Should You Stay Friends with an Ex-Boyfriend?

A woman who can’t avoid seeing her ex-boyfriend wants to cut off their friendship.

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Friendship: Starting from zero

Published: September 16, 2013 | Last Updated: February 4, 2024 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

How to make friends when you’re starting from zero and entering adulthood all alone.

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When a friend starts fibbing

Published: September 8, 2013 | Last Updated: February 4, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A young reader laments a classmate’s new tendency to stretch the truth.

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