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Lacking communication skills to make friends

November 13, 2016 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A young man feels he’s never had the communication skills to start and maintain relationships.

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It pays to make friends before a move

October 26, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
It pays to make friends before a move

It’s easier to make friends before a move, says guest contributor Ali Wenzke.

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How can I make friends when I’m feeling depressed?

October 9, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Admittedly, It’s tough to make friends when you’re feeling depressed…

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Having a hard time forming close friendships at college?

September 28, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

College offers opportunities both to practice friendship skills and to get expert advice.

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In the Media – An Uncommon Friendship (The Wall Street Journal)

August 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – An Uncommon Friendship (The Wall Street Journal)

An inspiring article in The Wall Street Journal describes an uncommon friendship between two friends, one with special needs and one without.

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It is better to have more or fewer friends?

August 6, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A teen reflects on her friendships and asks which works best—more or fewer friends?

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Friendship by the Book: “From Mom to Me Again”

July 15, 2016 | By | 25 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: “From Mom to Me Again”

Melissa T. Shultz’ new book, From Mom to Me Again: How I Survived My First Empty-Nest Year and Reinvented the Rest of My Life, is as inspiring as it is informative.

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Finding friends when you have a sensory processing disorder

May 26, 2016 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Finding friends when you have a sensory processor disorder.

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In the Media: Challenges of making midlife friendships (Today.com)

May 25, 2016 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media: Challenges of making midlife friendships (Today.com)

On the Today Show, Joan Lunden reported on an experiment that suggests that close midlife friendships may help minimize anxiety and stress.

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Generalized anxiety disorder and problems making friends

April 24, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom worries that symptoms of a generalized anxiety disorder are hindering her daughter’s relationships.

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