RSSCategory: MAKING FRIENDS

Tips For Making Friends At A New School

Published: May 29, 2022 | Last Updated: June 1, 2022 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading
Tips For Making Friends At A New School

A young reader wants to be popular at her new school. Here are 10 common sense rules for making new friends at school.

Read More

Most Popular Posts On The Friendship Blog – 2021

Published: January 7, 2022 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Most Popular Posts On The Friendship Blog – 2021

In 2021, a very unusual year (hopefully), these were the top posts on The Friendship Blog (in order) that seemed to resonate most with readers. 

Read More

Shy All My Life: Will It Just Go Away?

Published: September 4, 2021 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading
Shy All My Life: Will It Just Go Away?

A young woman writes “I’ve been shy all my life.” She wonders whether those feelings will ever go away on their own.

Read More

The Gift of Gab: Learning to Talk to Each Other Again

Published: July 28, 2021 | Last Updated: August 19, 2021 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
The Gift of Gab: Learning to Talk to Each Other Again

Social skills need a refresh after the isolation of the pandemic? Guest contributor Cindy La Ferle talks about the skills that will give you the gift of gab.

Read More

Quarantine Fatigue: Single, No Work and No Travel

Published: June 4, 2020 | Last Updated: June 4, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Quarantine Fatigue: Single, No Work and No Travel

Like many of us feeling a sense of quarantine fatigue, a 60-year-old reader feels alone while maintaining social distance with no end in sight.

Read More

How To Make New Friends During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published: May 16, 2020 | Last Updated: June 10, 2020 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
How To Make New Friends During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Making new friends can be challenging during the best of times but the coronavirus pandemic has added another layer of complexity.

Read More

The Friendship Blog Is Back! Welcome!

Published: May 6, 2020 | Last Updated: July 30, 2020 By | 21 Replies Continue Reading
The Friendship Blog Is Back! Welcome!

Welcome to the relaunch of The Friendship Blog! As our society grapples with the coronavirus epidemic, now, more than ever, we realize how vital friends and social connections are to our well-being.

Read More

In the Media – Different ages and stages of friendship (Daily Mail UK)

Published: April 2, 2017 | Last Updated: April 2, 2017 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Different ages and stages of friendship (Daily Mail UK)

Writing in today’s Sunday UK Daily Mail, journalist Laura Silverman delves into the different ages and stages of friendships

Read More

In the Media – Why is it so hard for women to make new friends? (Detroit Free Press)

Published: February 20, 2017 | Last Updated: February 20, 2017 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Why is it so hard for women to make new friends? (Detroit Free Press)

Ever feel like it’s so hard to make new friends?

Read More

What’s wrong with me? I’m So Shy

Published: December 29, 2016 | Last Updated: October 12, 2022 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A shy young woman asks for advice because she feels so socially awkward.

Read More