RSSCategory: Disappointing friends

Friends we can count on

Published: March 1, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

When we’re having problems, it’s understandable that we may be less forgiving of friends we can’t count on.

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Disappointed by a best friend

Published: February 27, 2015 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A teen is disappointed when her best friend ditches her as a roommate on an upcoming class trip.

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When a friend doesn’t show up

Published: October 28, 2014 | By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

A friend doesn’t show up to attend the wedding of her close friend’s son and makes no explanation.

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A Texting Only Friendship: Is That All There Is?

Published: October 15, 2014 | Last Updated: April 5, 2022 By | 28 Replies Continue Reading
A Texting Only Friendship: Is That All There Is?

Can a texting only friendship survive without face-to-face contact?

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My friend didn’t show up at my birthday party

Published: March 11, 2014 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

Having a friend who is a no-show is disappointing but it’s worse when it’s your birthday party.

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Providing support for a friend who has been raped

Published: January 21, 2014 | Last Updated: January 21, 2014 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

There are ways to support a friend who has been raped but they don’t always come naturally

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Friendship: Uninvited on Thanksgiving

Published: November 26, 2013 | Last Updated: November 25, 2021 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

It’s disappointing to be uninvited on Thanksgiving but don’t give up on a meaningful friendship because of one transgression.

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How should a friend respond to bad news?

Published: September 27, 2013 | Last Updated: September 27, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

When you tell a friend bad news, it’s not unusual to leave them at a loss for words.

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Dealing with an unreliable friend

Published: August 17, 2013 | By | 54 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when an unreliable friend breaks dates and can no longer be trusted her for her word.

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Let down by a friend when I needed her most

Published: March 28, 2013 | Last Updated: March 28, 2013 By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

Last year we had a horrific thing happen in our family. My son, in a drug-induced psychotic episode, killed our daughter-in-law. After that, I was terribly disappointed and let down by a friend.

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