Tag: close friends

Worried Mom: My Daughter Doesn’t Have A Close Friend

Published: October 7, 2021 | Last Updated: October 7, 2021 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading
Worried Mom: My Daughter Doesn’t Have A Close Friend

My 7-year-old daughter, soon to be 8, seems to be having some problems, and I am not sure how concerned I should be. I have two daughters; the younger one is 6. Even while writing this I am thinking, they are babies, but I do have concerns about my older daughter.

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College friendships: Finding a home away from home

Published: November 3, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

It takes time to make close friends at college and create a home away from home.

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Everyone else has close friends

Published: April 15, 2014 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

It may seem like everyone else’s close friends are permanent but most friendships are dynamic, changing all the time.

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No Best Friends But Plenty of Contacts

Published: February 9, 2011 | Last Updated: December 15, 2020 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi, I have grown up moving around a lot—five middle schools and six elementary schools to be exact. Always being the new kid conditioned me to meet new people. Once I hit a certain point with friends, I find new ones. I guess I get bored or scared. Is it okay to not have […]

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Circles of Friends

Published: May 6, 2009 | Last Updated: August 11, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Some women have the good fortune of having a circles of friends with a shared history

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Friendship Counts: Looking at the numbers

Published: October 13, 2008 | Last Updated: October 5, 2015 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Readers are always interested in friendship counts: how the numbers of their friendships stack up to those of others.

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Online friending and defriending patterns

Published: September 12, 2007 | Last Updated: March 26, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Social networks not only make it easier to collect “friends,” they make “defriending” a breeze because it just takes one simple stroke of the keyboard.

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How many friends does it take…?

Published: July 19, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

An MSN Messenger study of the friendship patterns of 10,000 persons among the UK population cites some interesting statistics: Brits collect an average of 396 friends each over their lifetime. People wind up staying in touch with about 1 out of 12 of the friends they make. The average number of friends they maintain is […]

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