Tag: communication

My Friend Is Acting Distant And Is Giving Me The Cold Shoulder

Published: August 10, 2021 | By | 32 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Is Acting Distant And Is Giving Me The Cold Shoulder

If a friend is acting distant, giving you the cold shoulder and you care about the friendship, it makes sense to find out what’s going on.

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Slowly Being Excluded From An Adult Clique: What Could Have Happened?

Published: July 26, 2021 | By | 296 Replies Continue Reading
Slowly Being Excluded From An Adult Clique: What Could Have Happened?

I am looking for some advice on adult female friendship cliques. If the group matters, it’s best to find out why.

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My Friend Suddenly Shut Me Out of Her Life

Published: July 18, 2021 | Last Updated: July 18, 2021 By | 452 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Suddenly Shut Me Out of Her Life

I have a friend that I felt was my best friend. She was in my wedding and we were pretty much attached at the hip. She called me a couple times a day, texted me, hung out with me or talked to me online (Facebook, AIM) almost every day.

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Pandemic-Related Losses: How To Show A Friend You Care 

Published: November 8, 2020 | Last Updated: November 8, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Pandemic-Related Losses: How To Show A Friend You Care 

A reader wonders how to respond to friends experiencing pandemic-related losses. QUESTION I have several friends right now who are going through VERY trying situations. In a few instances, I’ve sent people emails expressing my commiseration but I’m wondering what, if anything, to do next when I don’t hear back from them. Do you think […]

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We planned a trip together and my friend seems to be backing out

Published: April 13, 2017 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Two friends planning a trip together have a communication breakdown.

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Lacking communication skills to make friends

Published: November 13, 2016 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A young man feels he’s never had the communication skills to start and maintain relationships.

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My friend’s son was sentenced to prison

Published: November 4, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman’s friend’s son was sent to prison and it has affected their friendship.

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When tact doesn’t work with a “friend”

Published: September 26, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

She’s tried tact, what does she do next about a clingy friend who doesn’t get the clues?

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When a close friend backs away

Published: September 20, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when a close friend backs away from a friendship?

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The dark side of Facebook: Feeling slighted by a friend

Published: July 11, 2016 | By | 23 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels slighted when her friend ignores her Facebook posts.

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