RSSCategory: KEEPING FRIENDS

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 | Reply 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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Men’s Friendships: “Going in Style” the movie

April 3, 2017 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Men’s Friendships: “Going in Style” the movie

With all the emphasis on female friendships —both in real life and in popular culture—male friendships are too often overlooked.

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in the Media – What do you do? A friend earns more money (RD.com)

March 31, 2017 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading
in the Media – What do you do? A friend earns more money (RD.com)

How do you handle the awkward situation of having a friend who earns more money than you do? Does this put the kibosh on a friendship?

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Reader Wisdom: Making friends by doing things alone

March 21, 2017 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
Reader Wisdom: Making friends by doing things alone

A reader (Susan61) discusses how she made friends by overcoming her fear of doing things alone.

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