Tag: breakups

Dumped by a friend with no explanation

Published: March 16, 2013 | Last Updated: March 16, 2013 By | 47 Replies Continue Reading

Being dumped by a friend is something that happens commonly—but its frequency doesn’t make it less painful. Afterwards, it’s normal to feel hurt and rejected, and to question both your own actions and the authenticity of the friendship.

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Women’s Book Groups: Not Only About The Book

Published: October 18, 2009 | Last Updated: November 15, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

Local book groups (also called reader groups) offer women an opportunity to get together in a cozy setting to talk, to think, to feel.

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Friendship by the Book: An interview with Alexa Young, author of Frenemies

Published: June 28, 2008 | Last Updated: November 27, 2012 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Some of the most painful and unexpected girlfriend breakups occur during the roller-coaster middle-school years. Alexa Young’s engaging new teen novel, Frenemies (HarperTeen, 2008) is a book that moms will want their daughters to read in preparation for this rude awakening. The book tells the story of two eighth-graders and BFFs, Halley Brandon and Avalon Greene, who have always agreed on everything. But after spending a summer apart, they’ve changed—physically, emotionally, socially, intellectually.

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