Tag: exclusion

Feeling left out from a circle of friends

November 22, 2015 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

In every circle of friends, people often form bonds within the group.

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My 14-year-old daughter was left out by a group

July 6, 2014 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A mom asks whether she should intervene when her daughter is left out by friends?

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Friend Poaching: It’s Complicated

QUESTION Dear Irene, I’m 45 years old and feel like a 7th grader due to a mutual friend situation. I have been good friends with two neighbors for over 10 years. I introduced them last year and they hit it off great. I was so happy for them because they both have a lot of […]

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Junior High Redux: Bounced from a mom’s group

March 18, 2009 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, It’s been two months since I attended a Mom’s group and had a falling out with two of the mothers. They have pretty much soured my relationship with most of the other mothers in the group.   Three months ago, I cancelled a play date at my house because a predicted snowstorm […]

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