RSSCategory: Social skills and friendship

Leaving a program that doesn’t feel like a good fit for making friends

December 2, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A woman diagnosed with autism feels like the learning disabilities day program she attends isn’t a good fit.

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My angry demeanor pushes people away

August 7, 2016 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A reader says that people mistakenly thinks he’s angry.

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I don’t seem to care about friendships. Should I?

December 11, 2013 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman with Asperger’s sydrome asks whether she should care about friendships.

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Am I doomed to have no friends?

October 5, 2013 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

With a history of abandonment, a young man feels doomed to have no friends.

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Teens with learning disabilities: Making friends

April 20, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

For a variety of reasons, it is common for many teens with learning disabilities to have problems making and keeping friends.

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Why can’t I make friends?

December 16, 2011 | By | 30 Replies Continue Reading

Recognizing a persistent pattern, a reader asks “Why can’t I make friends?”

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My daughter feels like an outcast at school: What should I do?

October 27, 2010 | By | 79 Replies Continue Reading

The effects of bullying and treated like an outcast can be long-lasting.

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Raised by wolves: Is having no friends her mother’s fault?

December 27, 2009 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

When someone has no friends, is it due to parenting?

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