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My Friend Is Acting Distant And Is Giving Me The Cold Shoulder

Published: August 10, 2021 | Last Updated: February 15, 2022 By | 32 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Is Acting Distant And Is Giving Me The Cold Shoulder

If a friend is acting distant, giving you the cold shoulder and you care about the friendship, it makes sense to find out what’s going on.

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My Clingy Friend Calls Me Too Often

Published: July 25, 2021 | By | 24 Replies Continue Reading
My Clingy Friend Calls Me Too Often

Having a clingy friend can be very stressful and demanding. You need to decide whether you want to keep the friendship on the same track or make some changes.  QUESTION Hi Irene, My clingy friend calls me too often, a minimum of ten times per day! I have done the whole “I’m busy, my grandson […]

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An unexpected workplace betrayal

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

Can a long-term friendship survive a workplace betrayal?

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My friend’s son was sentenced to prison

Published: November 4, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman’s friend’s son was sent to prison and it has affected their friendship.

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My friend in the weight loss group

Published: July 5, 2016 | Last Updated: July 5, 2016 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A woman regrets the split-second decision she made in front of her weight loss group.

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Bridesmaid advice: When the bride feels left out

Published: February 17, 2016 | Last Updated: February 17, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Bridesmaid advice: When the bride feels left out

Wedding etiquette expert Sharon Naylor offers sage advice to a bride who feels left out when her bridesmaids become chummy with each other.

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Afraid of losing her friend in India

Published: February 13, 2016 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

When a friend moves away, a young woman worries about losing her friend.

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Should I Keep Sending Christmas Greeting Cards To People Who Don’t Respond?

Published: December 9, 2015 | Last Updated: December 1, 2021 By | 23 Replies Continue Reading
Should I Keep Sending Christmas Greeting Cards To People Who Don’t Respond?

A reader wonders if she might be sending too many Christmas greeting cards since hers seem to go unacknowledged.

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My friend doesn’t respect my feelings

Published: October 10, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A teen asks whether she should hang on to a long time friendship with a guy who shows no respect.

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Friendship by the Book: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Published: April 1, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan describes a friendship in rural China in the 1800s but its timeless themes are relevant to women around the world today.

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