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Long Distance Friendship Brings Challenges

Published: January 16, 2024 | Last Updated: January 16, 2024 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
Long Distance Friendship Brings Challenges

A long distance friendship can be challenging because proximity can play an important role in making or breaking a friendship.

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Setting Boundaries With Neighbors

Published: March 2, 2023 | Last Updated: March 2, 2023 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Setting Boundaries With Neighbors

A woman asks about setting boundaries with neighbors who are impinging on her personal time and space.

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How to Nurture Friendships on Galentine’s Day

Published: February 12, 2023 | Last Updated: February 12, 2023 By | Reply Continue Reading
How to Nurture Friendships on Galentine’s Day

It’s important to nurture friendships because otherwise, these vital ties can easily fray. Even never used muscles can easily atrophy. Here are 15 ideas of how to do that!

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Teenage Daughter Keeps Losing Friends in Her School

Published: January 27, 2023 | Last Updated: January 27, 2023 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Teenage Daughter Keeps Losing Friends in Her School

A mother is pained to see that her teenage daughter keeps losing friends in high school and wants advice about how to help her. 

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Gay Friend Losing Interest in Our Friendship

Published: November 30, 2022 | Last Updated: December 3, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
Gay Friend Losing Interest in Our Friendship

A straight woman develops and instant bond with a gay friend that seems to have fizzled out. She wonders why this happened.

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Book Club Friendships: We Read, Then Talk

Published: November 15, 2022 | Last Updated: November 15, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
Book Club Friendships: We Read, Then Talk

Sandra Nowlan recounts the inspiring story of a book club that’s been meeting for 40 years and the friendships it nurtured.

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5 Tips for Handling A Friend Who Talks Incessantly

Published: October 18, 2022 | By | 17 Replies Continue Reading
5 Tips for Handling A Friend Who Talks Incessantly

Have you ever sat down for lunch with a friend who talks non-stop—without giving you the slightest chance to get a word in edgewise? You begin to feel like you turned on a TV set, helplessly trying to interact with a very boring re-run.

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A message from the Friendship Doctor on International Friendship Day

Published: July 30, 2022 | Last Updated: August 21, 2022 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
A message from the Friendship Doctor on International Friendship Day

This post about International Friendship Day is reprinted from the archives of The Friendship Blog.

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Feeling Left Out Of A Group Of Families

Published: July 13, 2022 | Last Updated: February 11, 2023 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Feeling Left Out Of A Group Of Families

A woman winds up feeling left out of a multi-family friendship. While relationships like this one can be fulfilling, they are also far more complicated to maintain than ordinary friendships.

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Resolving Tension Between Friends

Published: May 27, 2022 | Last Updated: May 27, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
Resolving Tension Between Friends

How do you handle tension between friends? A reader, who has reached her boiling point, asks what to do to resolve the problem.

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