RSSCategory: Dealing with difficult friends

Jealous friends who put you down

Published: December 26, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle a best friend who always tries to put you down?

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A good friend but…

Published: February 14, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

Do you throw away a friendship with a good friend because it is imperfect?

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What do I say to a friend I don’t really like?

Published: March 18, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A woman doesn’t really like her neighbor and asks how to handle that friendship.

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How do you tell a friend you don’t have time for her?

Published: May 24, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Time is finite and the decision how to use it is yours.

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Should A Friend Always Forgive?

Published: May 14, 2014 | Last Updated: January 6, 2022 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

When it comes to a long-term friendship, there may be more reason to forgive than there is with new acquaintances.

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When a friend lacks empathy

Published: March 24, 2014 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

Some people are more sensitive than others. Sadly, there’s not much to do or say when your friend lacks empathy.

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Flirting: My friends flirt too much

Published: March 8, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Two flirty friends make a third friend feel like an uncomfortable third wheel.

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Sharing A Thanksgiving Table With People You Don’t Like

Published: November 26, 2013 | Last Updated: November 25, 2021 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Sharing A Thanksgiving Table With People You Don’t Like

Some simple tips for sharing the Thanksgiving table with people you wouldn’t necessarily choose as friends…

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A teen struggling with friendship problems asks for help

Published: September 7, 2013 | Last Updated: September 7, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Teens can feel overwhelmed by friendship problems and feel as if they have no place to turn.

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Friendship and menopause: Change of life

Published: April 13, 2013 | Last Updated: April 14, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Ironically, two different readers wrote me this week with questions about friendship and menopause. The similarity between their experiences was interesting.

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