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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 an Internet friendship suddenly ends

Published: March 1, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

There isn’t much to do when an Internet friendship seems as dead as a doornail.

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What to do when a friend ignores you

Published: February 20, 2017 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is at a loss for what to do when her friend ignores her with no explanation.

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Should I open the door to a friend who dumped me?

Published: February 5, 2017 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A reader seeks advice about whether to “open the door” to a long-term friendship after it’s fallen apart.

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A woman bemoans the loss of a male best friend to his girlfriend

Published: January 24, 2017 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

The male best friend ends an 8-year friendship under pressure from his girlfriend.

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When An Old Friend Calls Out of the Blue

Published: January 6, 2017 | Last Updated: October 21, 2021 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

An old friend calls out of the blue and a young teen wonders whether she should jump back into the friendship.

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Two Friends Have A Falling Out That Affects Their Families

Published: December 22, 2016 | Last Updated: December 1, 2021 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Two Friends Have A Falling Out That Affects Their Families

After a falling out, one friend’s brother continues to have a relationship with her ex-friend.

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In the Media – Friendship Breakups: Common but still devastating (Toronto Star)

Published: December 7, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Friendship Breakups: Common but still devastating (Toronto Star)

Writing for the Toronto Star, reporter Zoe McKnight notes that despite how common it is for friendships to break up, these breakups still tend very painful.

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In the Media – Men’s Friendships: Growing Apart (Magnifier)

Published: December 6, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Men’s Friendships: Growing Apart (Magnifier)

Men’s friendships are discussed and written about much less often than women’s.

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