Tag: alcoholism

A new mom with marital and family problems

Published: June 12, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

A new mom grapples with alcoholism, marital and family problems, and a pregnancy that’s unwanted by her husband.

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A troubled marriage can divide best friends: Can this one be repaired?

Published: June 30, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

The shame and embarrassment of a troubled marriage can divide best friends–and even end a friendship.

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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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Friendship by the Book: Second Chance by Jane Green

Published: February 12, 2009 | Last Updated: December 4, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Second Chance by Jane Green

What I enjoyed most about Second Chance by Jane Green was the book’s treatment of weighty issues—and their bearing on female friendships.

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