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My Daughter Feels Like An Outcast At School: What Should I Do?

Published: January 22, 2022 | Last Updated: January 28, 2022 By | 79 Replies Continue Reading
My Daughter Feels Like An Outcast At School: What Should I Do?

The effects of bullying and being treated like an outcast can be long-lasting. A mom wonders how she can help. 

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Blue Christmas: When Red and Green Make Blue

Published: December 7, 2021 | Last Updated: December 7, 2021 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Blue Christmas: When Red and Green Make Blue

The last time I heard the words “Blue Christmas,” they were crooned by Elvis.

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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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Friendship and Aging: Is Losing Interest In Friends An Aging Thing?

Published: August 30, 2021 | By | 56 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Aging: Is Losing Interest In Friends An Aging Thing?

Each of my women friends has — or had — good qualities, but ultimately, the positive didn’t outweigh the negative. Is my laziness in trying to make new (better, more compatible) friends an aging thing?

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Abandoned By Friends After Death Of A Partner 

Published: August 26, 2021 | Last Updated: August 26, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Abandoned By Friends After Death Of A Partner 

After the death of a partner, a man says his friends have scattered to the wind. He wonders how to respond.

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Retired and Feeling Disconnected

Published: September 18, 2020 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Retired and Feeling Disconnected

Many people are feeling disconnected during the pandemic. This retired therapist has lost her friends and seeks advice.

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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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Making school cafeterias more friendly: There’s an app for that

Published: May 1, 2017 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Making school cafeterias more friendly: There’s an app for that

A new app promises to make young people feel more comfortable in school cafeterias.

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Struggling to keep friends

Published: March 29, 2017 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

A woman asks why it’s so hard for her to keep friends.

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Loneliness as a grandparent

Published: March 23, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

After learning her son plans a permanent move overseas, a grandparent feels a sense of loneliness and loss.

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