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The Trauma Queen Always Has A Calamity To Share

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

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

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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