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My Friend Won’t Wear A Face Mask: What Can I Do?

June 30, 2020 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Won’t Wear A Face Mask: What Can I Do?

A reader is upset that her friend won’t wear a face mask when they walk outside and asks what she should do?

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A Friend Who Takes Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 14, 2020 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
A Friend Who Takes Risks During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Two friends with different views about the risks of the coronavirus. Can they talk? Can they remain friends?

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Guest Post: How To Deepen a Friendship

Guest Post: How To Deepen a Friendship

Journalist and guest author Kare Anderson offers advice on how to deepen a friendship. It boils down to: Do unto others as they would have done unto them.

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Zoom Etiquette For Friends: How Can I Tactfully Turn Down Invitations?

May 6, 2020 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Zoom Etiquette For Friends: How Can I Tactfully Turn Down Invitations?

What if you really don’t want to Zoom? How do you turn down invitations without hurting someone else, or being seen as unfriendly or a party pooper? 

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When a friend jumps the gun

May 10, 2017 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A friend jumps the gun by inviting a third person to her friend’s home and a woman wonders how she should respond.

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We planned a trip together and my friend seems to be backing out

April 13, 2017 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Two friends planning a trip together have a communication breakdown.

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Supporting friends living with depression

March 19, 2017 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A friend asks how to respond to her friends living with depression who seem on-again, off-again.

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My friend asks too many questions

March 16, 2017 | By | 16 Replies Continue Reading
My friend asks too many questions

How do you handle a friend who asks too many questions…to the extent that you are feeling interrogated?

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A college reunion sparks a flame

February 28, 2017 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

After attending a college reunion, a man tries to reconnect without success to someone he knew.

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In the Media – Friend or frenemy? (Bustle)

February 24, 2017 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Friend or frenemy? (Bustle)

Is your so-called “friend” a friend or frenemy? Here are some tips for finding out…

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