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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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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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When tact doesn’t work with a “friend”

Published: September 26, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

She’s tried tact, what does she do next about a clingy friend who doesn’t get the clues?

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Getting someone to accept the friendship is over

Published: September 1, 2016 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

How do you get a friend to accept that the friendship is over?

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Ending a long term friendship

Published: May 29, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A woman asks how to end a long term friendship that has become frayed and unsatisfying.

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In the Media – On passive-aggressive friendships (Elite Daily)

Published: March 10, 2016 | Last Updated: March 17, 2016 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – On passive-aggressive friendships (Elite Daily)

In Elite Daily, Talia Koren poses the question of why women tend to be passive-aggressive in their friendships.

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How to step back from an ambivalent friendship

Published: February 26, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A woman asks how to tone down an ambivalent friendship with another couple.

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Ending a friendship nicely

Published: June 12, 2013 | Last Updated: July 30, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

I am writing for help with ending a friendship nicely. I met a friend at a playground three years ago and the friendship started because she was moving to the area and we both had sons the same age.

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Friendship: In sickness and in health? Not always

Published: May 18, 2013 | Last Updated: May 18, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Two friends bond over sickness until one regains her health. Are there magic words to end this troubling friendship?

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