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In the Media – Different ages and stages of friendship (Daily Mail UK)

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In the Media – Different ages and stages of friendship (Daily Mail UK)

Writing in today’s Sunday UK Daily Mail, journalist Laura Silverman delves into the different ages and stages of friendships

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In the Media: On the importance of intergenerational friendship (AllParenting.com)

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In the Media: On the importance of intergenerational friendship (AllParenting.com)

Writer Sherri Kuhn writes about the importance of intergenerational friendships.

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Making friends at midlife: Ties that bind

Published: December 25, 2012 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

When we reach midlife, the thought of making new friends can be daunting. One reason why: Unlike women who are going to school, working or parenting, there isn’t a steady pool of people to choose from who are at the same stage of life, doing the same thing at the same time, with many of the same interests.

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Making friends at 60: “I don’t want to die alone…”

Published: March 14, 2010 | Last Updated: August 4, 2014 By | 1,989 Replies Continue Reading

A woman asks about making friends at 60. She says, “I don’t want to die alone too…”

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Am I my friend’s keeper?

Published: September 7, 2009 | Last Updated: September 7, 2009 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, Hopefully, you can help me with my predicament. Over the past six months I’ve been "friends" with a 25-year-old girl. I’m a 37-year-old woman. Yeah, you know where I’m going with this! She is where I USED to be: binging, playing the victim role, can’t find love, affection, or the attention she […]

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Gay/straight friendship: Is it possible?

Published: July 24, 2009 | Last Updated: July 24, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Do you think a friendship can really exist between a straight woman and a lesbian?  I want to believe so, but I am finding that maintaining one is difficult. I am a 48-year old gay woman who has a 27-year old straight friend. We met at work about two years ago. Although there is […]

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A friendship stuck in Dullsville

Published: May 20, 2009 | Last Updated: May 20, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, My best friend and I are boring each other to tears. She is seven years older than I am, so she is at a different place in life. This wasn’t a problem when we first became friends about 6 years ago (I was 19 then and she was 26, so we both […]

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Intergenerational friendships: The special joys of friendships at different ages and stages

Published: July 6, 2007 | Last Updated: February 26, 2015 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

You may have caught the Today Show segment on intergenerational friendships. “Among good friends, age disappears,” commented Meredith Viera.

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