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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Friendship Blog Is Back! Welcome!

Published: May 6, 2020 | Last Updated: July 30, 2020 By | 20 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.

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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

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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?

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What’s wrong with me? I’m So Shy

Published: December 29, 2016 | Last Updated: February 22, 2021 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

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

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Travel Sweepstakes: Enter for a chance to win a European River Cruise

Published: December 23, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | Reply Continue Reading
Travel Sweepstakes: Enter for a chance to win a European River Cruise

Enter to win a deluxe European River Cruise sponsored by Vantage Travel.

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Social Dining: Meeting New Friends One Bite At A Time

Published: December 17, 2016 | Last Updated: November 3, 2021 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Social Dining: Meeting New Friends One Bite At A Time

Social dining couples food with friendship and is a great way to make new friends. Some of these apps have been curtailed by the pandemic.

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