Tag: best friends

A teen’s parents insist she end her friendship with a gay friend

Published: October 26, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

The gay friend asks whether she can preserve the friendship.

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Insecure About My Relationship with My Best Friend

Published: April 26, 2015 | Last Updated: February 19, 2023 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A college student feels insecure about her friendship and wonders whether she is a “toxic” friend.

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When a friend meets her first boyfriend

Published: October 23, 2013 | Last Updated: October 23, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

It’s natural to feel left out and excluded when your BFF meets her first boyfriend.

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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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Teen Friendships: I’m 14 and my best friend’s parents just got divorced

Published: June 27, 2013 | Last Updated: June 27, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

If you were a teen, how much slack would you cut for a best friend who is having family problems?

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You’re My ‘Best Friend’: To Say or Not To Say?

Published: May 15, 2013 | Last Updated: February 19, 2023 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

Whether or not to disclose depends on WHY you want to tell someoner she’s your best friend.

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Losing a best friend who is also your sister

Published: May 10, 2013 | Last Updated: May 10, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

It’s hard losing a best friend but when the person is tied to your history like a sister, you really need to think twice before letting go

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Best friends: Should children in preschool be separated from their friends?

Published: April 3, 2013 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
Best friends: Should children in preschool be separated from their friends?

A preschool teacher separates a child from her best friends, which leads to problems in the classroom and at home.

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IN THE NEWS: Best Friends as Almost-Husbands

Published: January 29, 2013 | Last Updated: January 29, 2013 By | Reply Continue Reading

With women marrying later, more likely to be self-supporting, and sometimes opting to remain single, it’s not uncommon for them to find a best friend with whom they get very attached—in a relationship almost as intimate as a marriage.

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Best Friends: She loves me, she loves me not

Published: September 30, 2011 | Last Updated: February 27, 2023 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hello Irene, I am having a really hard time with my best friend. This whole relationship started out quite differently. She was attracted to me and fell in love with me at the very beginning. I reciprocated these feelings for a while but ultimately realized we weren’t a match, and decided we needed to […]

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