Tag: death

Caregiving: Making friends after loss

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

February 2, 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

December 21, 2016 | 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?

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

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

November 28, 2013 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

She lost a friend to cancer; now the friend’s widower is ignoring her.

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How should a friend respond to bad news?

September 27, 2013 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

When you tell a friend bad news, it’s not unusual to leave them at a loss for words.

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Should I give my friend a pass because she is grieving?

August 10, 2013 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

It can be tricky to know when to give a friend “a pass”—and how much to overlook after trauma or loss.

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How can I handle a friend who is angry and hostile?

February 19, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

I have a friend who lost her husband about a year ago. She has also lost most of her friends through her hostile behavior toward them…

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In the Media – Wonderful friendship story by Joyce Wadler

February 10, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Wonderful friendship story by Joyce Wadler

Incredibly moving friendship story by Joyce Wadler of the New York Times

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