Tag: downgrading

It feels like my friend is downgrading our relationship

Published: January 16, 2015 | Last Updated: May 17, 2020 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

An ex-pat feels like her friend is downgrading her status as a BFF.

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When Your Friendship Is Downgraded

Published: September 26, 2014 | Last Updated: September 19, 2021 By | 34 Replies Continue Reading
When Your Friendship Is Downgraded

If a friend is treating you differently and shows less interest and getting together, you may have been downgraded.

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Concerned about a friendship that’s been reduced to a Facebook relationship

Published: November 6, 2011 | Last Updated: August 23, 2022 By | 19 Replies Continue Reading
Concerned about a friendship that’s been reduced to a Facebook relationship

Having a Facebook relationship might be a way to remain friends and give someone space when they can’t handle anything more.

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Guest Post: How To Handle Toxic Teen friendships

Published: April 8, 2011 | Last Updated: June 23, 2022 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Teens are hard-pressed to know when they should phase out a friendship—even toxic teen friendships.

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Escaping from a toxic triangle

Published: January 21, 2009 | Last Updated: January 22, 2009 By | 72 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I’m a 40-year-old woman who feels like she’s back in junior high. I have three kids who are very involved in sports and activities. Over the last four years, my husband and I developed a group of friends with kids the same ages. My closest friend in the group was a woman […]

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