Tag: defriend

When A Friend is Unreliable: You Can’t Count on Her!

Published: March 2, 2022 | Last Updated: April 5, 2022 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
When A Friend is Unreliable: You Can’t Count on Her!

When a friend is unreliable, it can be very disappointing, and consistently breaking appointments can be a friendship-killer

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To unfriend or not to unfriend on Facebook

Published: April 9, 2016 | Last Updated: December 13, 2016 By | 26 Replies Continue Reading
To unfriend or not to unfriend on Facebook

In this guest post, journalist Cindy La Ferle tackles the thorny issue of whether or not to unfriend on Facebook.

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Moving forward after a hoax

Published: September 10, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A woman still feels heartsick about a hoax she perpetrated on a best friend years ago.

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Guest Post: A frightening and uninvited Facebook introduction

Published: November 6, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: A frightening and uninvited Facebook introduction

Facebook suggested I friend him. I guess our social networks overlapped. I guided the mouse toward his photo, and the little pointed hand hovered over his face. Fear and anger swelled up but curiosity won out and I clicked “Add Friend.” He accepted within minutes.

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Hurricane Sandy, Meeting Katie Couric and The Blog Makeover

Published: October 31, 2012 | Last Updated: October 31, 2012 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

This has been a whirlwind week for a variety of reasons…

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Is This Friendship Worth “The Talk”?

Published: May 16, 2011 | Last Updated: October 26, 2021 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading
Is This Friendship Worth “The Talk”?

Sometimes there’s no point in having “the talk” if a friendship is consistently disappointing and unrewarding.

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Ending a one-sided friendship: How can I get her to stop IM-ing me?

Published: November 12, 2010 | Last Updated: November 12, 2010 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, I’m in an awkward situation with a friend and I’m at a loss about how to proceed. We’ve been friends for about 6 years. We met at a high school summer program and would see each other maybe once a year, but talk occasionally online. This friend as always been very socially […]

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Thoughts on Being Defriended

Published: September 4, 2010 | Last Updated: August 1, 2013 By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

When I was defriended on Facebook, I felt like a door had been slammed in my face.

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How to Handle A Facebook Frenemy

Published: August 4, 2010 | Last Updated: August 1, 2013 By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

Have you ever had the unsettling experience of having a Facebook frenemy?

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‘Unfriend’: Not a simple verb by any means

Published: November 18, 2009 | Last Updated: May 21, 2014 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

The New Oxford American Dictionary chose the verb “unfriend” as its 2009 Word of the Year.

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