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Abandoned By Friends After Death Of A Partner 

Published: August 26, 2021 | Last Updated: August 26, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Abandoned By Friends After Death Of A Partner 

After the death of a partner, a man says his friends have scattered to the wind. He wonders how to respond.

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Friendship and Loss: When The Loved One Who Dies Is A Friend

Published: August 18, 2021 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Loss: When The Loved One Who Dies Is A Friend

Friendship and loss is a topic that’s not often spoken about but it can be very painful to lose a long-time friend.

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The Trauma Queen Always Has A Calamity To Share

Published: July 21, 2021 | Last Updated: July 21, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
The Trauma Queen Always Has A Calamity To Share

A group of women doesn’t know how to handle a “trauma queen” amongst them who consistently dominates conversations with her problems.

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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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Caregiving: Making friends after loss

Published: May 29, 2017 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

After a man cares for his mother for more than six years, she passes away. Lonely, he asks how to make friends after loss.

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A man experiences loneliness after a loss

Published: February 2, 2017 | Last Updated: February 3, 2017 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

It’s understandable to feel friendless and lonely after a loss.

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Coping with the death of a close friend around the holidays

Published: December 21, 2016 | Last Updated: March 22, 2021 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Coping with the death of a close friend around the holidays

The death of a close friend can be as painful as the death of a family member. And when the loss occurs right around the holidays, it can be especially hard.

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Should she attend the wake of her ex-friend’s sister?

Published: November 9, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman wonders whether she should attend the wake—given that the friendship has exploded.

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Connecting with a grieving friend

Published: May 24, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Connecting with a grieving friend

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Friendship and Loss: When Grief Changes A Friendship

Published: November 28, 2013 | Last Updated: August 26, 2021 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Loss: When Grief Changes A Friendship

She lost a friend to cancer; now the grief of the friend’s widower feels like another loss, compounding the pain.

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