Tag: criticism

A blunt friend told me I’m boring and negative

Published: September 21, 2015 | By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

How should someone respond to a friend’s blunt criticism?

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My friend makes jabs about my weight

Published: October 21, 2012 | Last Updated: August 9, 2015 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

My friend had been making jabs about my weight for months. Two years ago, I lost 40 pounds and then put it all back on. She began by telling me I eat horribly.

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My friends make me feel bad about my neck…and my nose

Published: October 17, 2012 | Last Updated: August 9, 2015 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman seeks advice on handling friends who make her feel bad and take crack shots at her appearance.

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Resisting The Urge To Gossip

Published: November 6, 2009 | Last Updated: January 17, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

Pleasant chitchat morphs into nasty gossip when it’s characterized by critical comments that are unnecessary and, perhaps, untrue.

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