Tag: alcohol

Alcohol and friendship: Drinking friends

Published: February 26, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

When you’re sober, it may be in your best interest to change some of your “drinking friends.”

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I’m the depressed friend

Published: July 31, 2016 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A depressed friend feels her close friend wasn’t there when she needed her and wonders whether she should sustain the relationship.

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Feeling depressed and uneasy with friends

Published: May 15, 2016 | Last Updated: July 15, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

If you feel depressed and uneasy with friends, you need to address the depression first.

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Stuck in a friendship with a married couple

Published: May 8, 2016 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels stuck in a friendship that turned sour for her.

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My maid of honor has a drinking problem

Published: April 20, 2016 | Last Updated: April 20, 2016 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle a drinking problem in your bridal party?

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My friend was drunk and had sex on my couch

Published: June 3, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

If her friend was drunk and disappointed her, should she forgive her? The answer isn’t clear-cut.

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Regretting the loss of a 20-year friendship

Published: June 13, 2012 | Last Updated: April 18, 2016 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

While it’s sad to let go of a 20-year friendship, it isn’t necessarily a reason for regret.

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My new friend drinks too much: Should I say something?

Published: October 24, 2011 | Last Updated: May 8, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Do you think this reader should say something to a new friend who drinks too much?

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Owning up to a mistake in judgment

Published: August 29, 2009 | Last Updated: March 29, 2011 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene: About 8 months ago, I had my heart broken by my best friend of three years. Liz and a guy I had been dating for a short time slept together after they had been drinking excessively. Liz and the guy, Dave, had been friends since high school and she was the one […]

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A friend who drinks too much

Published: April 22, 2009 | Last Updated: April 22, 2009 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, My friend started on anti-depressants about 6 months ago, and has been drinking a lot lately. Drinking while on medication is usually not a good idea. It’s gotten to the point where she goes out every weekend, gets so drunk she pukes, and makes a total fool of herself. She ‘blacks out’ […]

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