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Having a hard time forming close friendships at college?

Published: September 28, 2016 | Last Updated: September 28, 2016 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

College offers opportunities both to practice friendship skills and to get expert advice.

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Desperate for friendship at college

Published: January 17, 2011 | Last Updated: January 17, 2011 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, I’m 18 and a freshman in college. At the end of my senior year, my best friends started dropping like flies. My two best friends were total opposites. The first, who shared every interest and activity I was passionate about, faded away after our first disputes. She was the gentle person I […]

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Friendship and the couch

Published: November 15, 2007 | Last Updated: November 16, 2007 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

In a recent article in the UK Telegraph entitled, Could friendships be ruining your life? journalist Tim Shipman reports that the American self-help industry is booming as we are becoming increasingly aware of toxic friendships. He points to the pervasive use of the term in our culture—noting the growing number of popular books and TV […]

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