Tag: family

Two Friends Have A Falling Out That Affects Their Families

Published: December 22, 2016 | Last Updated: December 1, 2021 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Two Friends Have A Falling Out That Affects Their Families

After a falling out, one friend’s brother continues to have a relationship with her ex-friend.

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My friend’s son was sentenced to prison

Published: November 4, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman’s friend’s son was sent to prison and it has affected their friendship.

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My family is without real friends

Published: February 27, 2016 | By | 31 Replies Continue Reading

Even with many acquaintances, a woman worries about her family being without real friends.

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Disappointed family excluded from a surprise party

Published: December 12, 2015 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A sister is upset that she hasn’t been invited to a surprise party for her brother.

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Invitations: We don’t like them and they don’t like us

Published: October 14, 2015 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Two families don’t like each other but one keeps up the charade of a “friendship.”

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What do I say to a friend I don’t really like?

Published: March 18, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A woman doesn’t really like her neighbor and asks how to handle that friendship.

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Upset by a revelation on Facebook

Published: March 9, 2015 | By | 19 Replies Continue Reading

The revelation: A man learns his family has been communicating with someone who may be his son.

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Is it okay if I don’t want any friends for now?

Published: August 5, 2014 | Last Updated: August 5, 2014 By | 26 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman feels complete without friends for now—preferring to spend time with her mother and husband.

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Sharing A Thanksgiving Table With People You Don’t Like

Published: November 26, 2013 | Last Updated: November 25, 2021 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Sharing A Thanksgiving Table With People You Don’t Like

Some simple tips for sharing the Thanksgiving table with people you wouldn’t necessarily choose as friends…

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Dumped: But my friend wants to remain connected — on her terms

Published: November 26, 2011 | Last Updated: November 26, 2011 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

When a friend dumps you, she can’t call all the shots…   QUESTION Dear Irene, How do you handle a situation where a very dear friend, who also happens to be your friend from work, wants an extended time out and at the same time insists that I should keep on being friends with her […]

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