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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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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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Making friends after separating

Published: February 14, 2017 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

After separating from a long-time partner, a woman feels friendless.

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Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

Published: December 6, 2015 | Last Updated: January 9, 2016 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

The holiday season can be depressing if you are feeling lonely or dispirited while everyone else seems joyous and happy.

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In the Media – On midlife loneliness

Published: September 26, 2015 | Last Updated: September 26, 2015 By | 38 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – On midlife loneliness

Writing in The Telegraph (UK), journalist Maria Lally writes about midlife loneliness.

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How To Get Over The Holidays With No Friends or Family

Published: December 20, 2013 | Last Updated: December 7, 2021 By | 34 Replies Continue Reading
How To Get Over The Holidays With No Friends or Family

No friends or family around? Feeling alone? Here are 14 ideas to buoy your spirits and get you over the holiday hump

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50 and no…

Published: December 12, 2013 | By | 33 Replies Continue Reading

A woman googles “50 and no…” to search for answers for her loneliness

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Getting Older: Fighting loneliness in small steps

Published: October 1, 2012 | Last Updated: August 9, 2015 By | 30 Replies Continue Reading

Recently, a reader named Peggy sent The Friendship Doctor an email that explains how she combats feelings of loneliness through some of her interests.

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Rx for Loneliness: Get out of the house!

Published: September 13, 2012 | Last Updated: November 3, 2015 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Here are 5 Tips for Making Friends After 50.

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