RSSCategory: Friends with different ethics

A disturbing encounter with another couple

May 4, 2016 | By | 26 Replies Continue Reading

A woman asks how to handle her friendship with another couple and whether the woman, a psychologist, is acting professionally.

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My best friend called my son a fag

January 15, 2014 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

A woman expresses disappointment that her friend has called her homosexual son as a fag.

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Ultimatums can undermine a friendship

December 5, 2012 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Often it’s hard to stay friends with someone who seems to have different morals or standards than you do. I hope you expressed your misgivings to your friend, and told her how you felt, before you gave her an ultimatum to choose between you and them.

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I left my best friend after she had an affair: Was I wrong?

About six months ago, my BFF of 10 years, Penny, confided that she was having an affair with our mutual close friend, Amy’s, husband. Our families are all friends and her burdening me with this information was extremely difficult for me.

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Friends don’t judge—or do they?

April 15, 2009 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

Some people feel just the way you do—that friends don’t judge each other. Others feel just as strongly they should be honest and tell a friend when she is doing something risky or hurtful.

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