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Saying No To A Friend During The Pandemic

August 7, 2020 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Saying No To A Friend During The Pandemic

It’s always hard to say NO to a friend but especially during a pandemic when your friends are feeling stressed and lonely. 

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My Friend Wants To Get Together Too Often 

August 2, 2020 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Wants To Get Together Too Often 

When one friend wants to get together more often than another, the situation can wind up making both of them uncomfortable. 

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Friendship Day: 6 Ways To Stay Connected During the Pandemic

July 29, 2020 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship Day: 6 Ways To Stay Connected During the Pandemic

Because of the vital importance of friendships to our physical and emotional health, here are some ways to stay connected during the pandemic.

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How Do You Deal With A Friend Who Is Oblivious To Social Distancing?

May 3, 2020 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
How Do You Deal With A Friend Who Is Oblivious To Social Distancing?

The term “social distancing” muddies the waters. Instead, friends need to find ways to remain physically distant but stay socially connected.

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Helping Your Child Feel Connected While Social Distancing

April 19, 2020 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Helping Your Child Feel Connected While Social Distancing

During these uncertain times, here are some ideas for helping your child feel connected while social distancing.

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Caregiving: Making friends after loss

May 29, 2017 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

After a man cares for his mother for more than six years, she passes away. Lonely, he asks how to make friends after loss.

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Not fitting in in high school

May 8, 2017 | By | Reply Continue Reading

A teen feels like she isn’t fitting in with her friends.

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I can’t stand my best friend’s husband

April 24, 2017 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Her best friend’s husband is a cheat and she can’t stand him.

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Reader Wisdom: Confessions of a People Person

April 16, 2017 | By | 13 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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How to be a better Facebook Friend

April 6, 2017 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
How to be a better Facebook Friend

Dr. Levine suggests some of the keys to being a better Facebook friend.

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