Tag: defriending

Ending A One-Sided Friendship

Published: November 12, 2010 | Last Updated: January 18, 2024 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks about ending a one-sided friendship that has become draining and annoying. Hints haven’t helped.

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Thoughts on Being Defriended

Published: September 4, 2010 | Last Updated: January 28, 2024 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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Junior High Redux: Bounced From A Moms Group

Published: March 18, 2009 | Last Updated: October 29, 2021 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Junior High Redux: Bounced From A Moms Group

Getting booted out of a Moms Group can be crushing, having an impact not only on the adult but also on the child.

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Just for Fun: How many friends would you give up for a Whopper?

Published: January 10, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Ending friendships can be touchy, even virtual ones. That’s why Facebook users are reluctant to defriend and feel humiliated if they’re defriended. But you’ve gotta admit it. Everyone has at least a few frenemies they’re just dying to purge from their friends list: People who post too often or who only post to brag; ex-friends […]

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Getting over getting dumped

Published: January 8, 2009 | Last Updated: January 8, 2009 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Dr. Levine, I’m so glad I found your blog –it seems there are many resources for how to break up with friends, but very few for the friends who get dumped! Your blog addresses both sides of the issue, for which I am thankful. The first (and only) time I’ve been dumped by […]

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Reader Q &A: Should breaking up be a blame game?

Published: December 16, 2008 | Last Updated: December 16, 2008 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene:   When you break up with a female friend, is it really necessary to "give advice" about what they should do in the future, or is it better to focus on the problems within the relationship you were personally involved with?   I just got dumped by a friend who went on […]

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