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

December 30, 2016 | 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

December 23, 2016 | 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

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?

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

August 16, 2014 | 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

July 26, 2014 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

How should a grown woman deal with a clique of mean girls at her synagogue?

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Reader Wisdom: When your teen feels like an outcast

November 22, 2013 | 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

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?

July 21, 2011 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Some mean girls never grow up.

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How to handle an adult bully

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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