Tag: boundaries

My friend needs more than I can give her

Published: December 18, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when an anxious friend needs more of you than you can handle?

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When an irresponsible friend asks for money

Published: October 8, 2015 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

An irresponsible friend is threatened with losing his home and asks a friend to bail him out. Because he’s helped her in the past, what does she owe him?

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Doomed friendship: A teacher gets too friendly with a parent of a child in her classroom

Published: June 21, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

She worries that the friendship is doomed and wants to keep it amicable.

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Too Friendly, Too Soon With the Office Gossip

Published: January 4, 2015 | Last Updated: January 12, 2022 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

A woman discovers she’s become too friendly with the office gossip and wonders how she can handle the dilemma.

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My friend wants me to store her stuff: How can I say no?

Published: November 30, 2014 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels uncomfortable telling her friend she can’t store her stuff.

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Her friend won’t leave her alone

Published: November 14, 2014 | By | 19 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels tormented by an overbearing friend who won’t leave her alone.

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I am the needy friend!

Published: October 21, 2014 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is frustrated and feels like “the needy friend” because of the boundaries set by her friend.

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Friendship on hold

Published: July 28, 2014 | By | 23 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when someone else puts your friendship on hold?

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When a friend is too clingy

Published: July 19, 2014 | Last Updated: July 19, 2014 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A teen says her best friend ended their relationship because she was too clingy

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Dealing with a needy friend when you have cancer

Published: July 16, 2014 | Last Updated: March 21, 2022 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

When a needy friend tries too hard to be helpful, you may need to set boundaries and take care of yourself.

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