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Abandoned By Friends After Death Of A Partner 

Published: August 26, 2021 | Last Updated: August 26, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Abandoned By Friends After Death Of A Partner 

After the death of a partner, a man says his friends have scattered to the wind. He wonders how to respond.

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Friendship and Loss: When The Loved One Who Dies Is A Friend

Published: August 18, 2021 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Loss: When The Loved One Who Dies Is A Friend

Friendship and loss is a topic that’s not often spoken about but it can be very painful to lose a long-time friend.

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Why Listening Matters: Friends Who Listen May Protect Our Cognitive Abilities

Published: August 18, 2021 | Last Updated: August 18, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Why Listening Matters: Friends Who Listen May Protect Our Cognitive Abilities

New research suggests that having someone listening to you is more than a feel-good experience; it may also be protective of brain health.

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The Bad Friend: How Can I End My 7-Year-Old Daughter’s Friendship?

Published: August 14, 2021 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
The Bad Friend: How Can I End My 7-Year-Old Daughter’s Friendship?

Finding ways to handle the “bad friend” dilemma can be challenging but there are more options when your children are young.

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Friendship, Parenting and COVID

Published: August 13, 2021 | Last Updated: August 13, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Friendship, Parenting and COVID

The volatile mix of parenting and COVID can creates challenges to moms with different values and sensibilities.

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What Do You Do When An Online Friendship Begins To Feel Creepy?

Published: July 2, 2021 | Last Updated: July 28, 2021 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
What Do You Do When An Online Friendship Begins To Feel Creepy?

A teenager is involved in an awkward online friendship that is making her feel increasingly uncomfortable. She asks what to do.

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Pandemic-Related Losses: How To Show A Friend You Care 

Published: November 8, 2020 | Last Updated: November 8, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Pandemic-Related Losses: How To Show A Friend You Care 

A reader wonders how to respond to friends experiencing pandemic-related losses. QUESTION I have several friends right now who are going through VERY trying situations. In a few instances, I’ve sent people emails expressing my commiseration but I’m wondering what, if anything, to do next when I don’t hear back from them. Do you think […]

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Feeling Left Out Of A Pandemic Bubble? 

Published: September 15, 2020 | Last Updated: September 15, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Feeling Left Out Of A Pandemic Bubble? 

A pandemic bubble (or pod) offers people a new way to connect together in person, both for social reasons and practical ones.

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COVID Mental Health Resources

Published: August 26, 2020 | Last Updated: July 5, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
COVID Mental Health Resources

A handy list of COVID Mental Health Resources to keep for yourself or someone you know. Don’t hesitate to reach out if you need help.

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Mom Concerned Her Teen Is Having A Hard Time During The Pandemic

Published: August 12, 2020 | Last Updated: August 12, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Mom Concerned Her Teen Is Having A Hard Time During The Pandemic

A teen is having a hard time handling social distancing and wearing masks during this pandemic. Her mom asks for help .

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