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In the Media – On Mom Bullies (Today.com)

Published: December 30, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On Mom Bullies (Today.com)

Today Contributor Cathy Areu talks about her encounter with mom bullies at school.

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Teen daughter’s best friend is sticking with the mean girl

Published: December 23, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A mom worries when her daughter’s best friend supports the “mean girl” rather than her daughter.

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My 15-year-old daughter was bullied at school

Published: February 9, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

Bullying, high school, placement, friends, friendship advice,

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In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

Published: January 17, 2015 | Last Updated: January 17, 2015 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

Novelist Jennifer Weiner writes about her 97-year-old grandmother’s experiences with mean girls in a retirement home.

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Guest Post – How to Patch Those Black Hole Relationships

Published: August 16, 2014 | Last Updated: April 6, 2021 By | 19 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post – How to Patch Those Black Hole Relationships

Journalist and author Cindy La Ferle writes about “black hole” relationships, why they happen, and why they may not be all that bad.

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The Clique At The Temple

Published: July 26, 2014 | Last Updated: February 1, 2022 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

How should a grown woman deal with a clique of mean girls at her synagogue? She feels nervous and uncomfortable being with them.

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Reader Wisdom: When your teen feels like an outcast

Published: November 22, 2013 | Last Updated: May 10, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A young reader shares her experience of feeling like an outcast and offers advice to parents of teens.

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Adult mean girl who is an angel to everyone else

Published: April 25, 2013 | By | 23 Replies Continue Reading

I have a girlfriend who, over the past couple of years, has begun making subtle and insidious personal attacks on me. She is very sneaky and calculating to me but acts “sweet” to everyone else in our group.

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Mean Girls Grown Up: How long will this bully be at it?

Published: July 21, 2011 | Last Updated: September 12, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Some mean girls never grow up.

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How to handle an adult bully

Published: June 23, 2011 | Last Updated: November 17, 2012 By | 115 Replies Continue Reading

I cannot believe I am dealing with a female, adult, bully at age 42—but here I am. She is a neighbor who lives behind my house. My husband and I had a brief friendship with her and her husband. It was brief because they were very over-bearing and demanding.

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