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My Friend Has Lost Interest In Our Friendship

Published: October 30, 2021 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
My Friend Has Lost Interest In Our Friendship

When a friend has lost interest in a friendship, there is not much to do but move on. Friendships are dynamic and change over time.

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A Woman Asks How To End A Very Long Friendship

Published: October 9, 2021 | By | 24 Replies Continue Reading
A Woman Asks How To End A Very Long Friendship

There’s no easy way to end a long friendship. Although you’ve decided to set boundaries, it is unlikely that she will be able to change.

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What Should The Borrowing Policy Be Between Friends?

Published: September 26, 2021 | Last Updated: September 26, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
What Should The Borrowing Policy Be Between Friends?

A reader asks about the etiquette of “borrowing policy” between friends. A friend who asked to borrow something from her got upset when her request was turned down. 

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What Do You Make of a Friend Who Is Only There To Listen?

Published: August 17, 2021 | By | 24 Replies Continue Reading
What Do You Make of a Friend Who Is Only There To Listen?

A young man finds a supportive female friend at work, who is there to listen to problems but otherwise standoffish.

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A Reader Asks: Is This Lifelong Friendship Toxic?

Published: July 19, 2021 | Last Updated: July 24, 2021 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
A Reader Asks: Is This Lifelong Friendship Toxic?

A discordant lifelong friendship extending over decades between two “third-age” friends falls apart and one woman wants out.

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Getting Over A Friendship With A Next-Door Neighbor

Published: July 15, 2021 | Last Updated: November 7, 2021 By | 26 Replies Continue Reading
Getting Over A Friendship With A Next-Door Neighbor

A woman asks what to do after a friendship with a next-door neighbor goes sour and she has to come face-to-face with her all the time.

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Losing Support From a Circle of Friends

Published: September 29, 2020 | Last Updated: September 29, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Losing Support From a Circle of Friends

A young woman feels excluded from a circle of friends, a second loss after a molar pregnancy, and seeks advice.

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A friendship between military wives begins to unravel

Published: May 5, 2017 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

While friendships between military wives can have a strong bond, they don’t always last forever.

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Reader Wisdom: Confessions of a People Person

Published: April 16, 2017 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading
Reader Wisdom: Confessions of a People Person

A reader considers herself a “People Person” but expresses her discomfort at always being the friend who invites and initiates.

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Is there a kind way to end this friendship?

Published: March 10, 2017 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading
Is there a kind way to end this friendship?

Regretful about reconnecting, a reader asks whether there is a kind way to put the kibosh on an unsatisfying friendship.

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