Tag: complaining

In the Media – When your friend complains about her boyfriend (Verily)

Published: January 19, 2017 | Last Updated: January 19, 2017 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – When your friend complains about her boyfriend (Verily)

How do you respond when your friend complains about her boyfriend?

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Friends who complain and don’t really want advice

Published: January 3, 2016 | Last Updated: January 3, 2016 By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

When friends are in turmoil, they may snap at those who offer advice—even good friends.

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Can I remain friends with someone with a totally different lifestyle?

Published: June 4, 2015 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

A woman who lives a healthy lifestyle is frustrated by a friend who neglects her health.

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In the Media: Bitching and Bonding (New York Magazine)

Published: April 23, 2015 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media: Bitching and Bonding (New York Magazine)

Journalist Meredith Haggerty looks at the common practice of friends complaining to one another in an article provocatively entitled, “Bitching and Bonding.”

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Wisdom from Whitney: Rx for being a less needy friend

Published: December 18, 2008 | Last Updated: December 18, 2008 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

I recently received this post from a reader named Whitney that I thought was worth sharing. Whitney was fortunate to have a good friend—who gave her honest feedback about her neediness— without making Whitney feel totally hurt or bent out of shape. Whitney also seems to have a fair degree of insight into her own […]

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