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A breakdown in communication with a college roommate

Published: November 18, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

After her college roommate is accepted to a sorority and she isn’t, there is a breakdown in communication.

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Why would someone always offer advice?

Published: September 5, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A reader always feels compelled to offer advice and tell her friends what to do—and is losing friends in the process

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Apologizing after the wrong words slip out of your mouth

Published: August 31, 2014 | By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

A woman makes a flippant remark to a friend. The wrong words slip out, she realizes she’s made a mistake and apologizes. What more can she do?

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How should I handle invasive questions from friends?

Published: June 28, 2014 | By | 29 Replies Continue Reading

If you feel like questions from friends are invasive, you have to figure out why you feel that way.

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Guest Post: The Woman Who Couldn’t Stop Talking About Herself

Published: May 10, 2014 | Last Updated: February 22, 2021 By | 38 Replies Continue Reading

Gifted conversationalists — and real friends — know exactly when it’s time to shut up and listen.

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A text message that violated the trust between friends

Published: October 30, 2013 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

One friend snooped, the other was caught writing hurtful words. Is is possible to rebuild their friendship?

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When a friend meets her first boyfriend

Published: October 23, 2013 | Last Updated: October 23, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

It’s natural to feel left out and excluded when your BFF meets her first boyfriend.

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Remaining connected with a friend on a spiritual journey

Published: August 24, 2013 | Last Updated: August 24, 2013 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

One friend is touting new religious beliefs while the other is losing faith in the friendship.

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For Discussion: How quickly should a friend respond to a text message?

Published: July 18, 2013 | Last Updated: July 18, 2013 By | 48 Replies Continue Reading
For Discussion: How quickly should a friend respond to a text message?

A reader recently wrote about what she perceived as age-related differences in the way friends and family respond to a text message.

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Our friendship isn’t the same

Published: May 21, 2013 | Last Updated: May 21, 2013 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

One of my best friends has changed dramatically in the past year and it’s making me question our friendship.

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