Tag: friendship-killer

What Do You Consider A ‘Friendship Killer’?

Published: February 27, 2022 | Last Updated: March 1, 2022 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
What Do You Consider A ‘Friendship Killer’?

When a friend really disappoints or let you down, it can be a friendship killer. There’s no way to forgive or forget

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Ditched by a gay friend when I started dating

Published: June 6, 2013 | Last Updated: June 7, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

It’s not uncommon for a gay friend or straight friend to feel threatened when a close friend falls in love with someone else but extreme possessiveness can be a friendship killer.

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Is a friend’s response to your loss or serious illness a litmus test of your friendship?

Published: July 7, 2012 | Last Updated: May 12, 2020 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A recent post on The Friendship Forums of this blog expressed the hurt and frustration someone felt when certain friends and colleagues failed to show empathy after he lost his mother to cancer.

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An Encore Post – How Being A Mother Can Sabotage Your Friendships

Published: May 13, 2012 | Last Updated: May 13, 2012 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Mother’s Day celebrates motherhood—as well as children, flowers, candy, and greeting cards. But there’s a seedy side to everything—and motherhood is a known friendship-killer. Motherhood can challenge female friendships for a variety of reasons: You are a mother, and your BFF isn’t one and wants to be one. Her fertility problems are making her extremely […]

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Can a friendship fall apart over a small slight?

Published: November 13, 2009 | Last Updated: November 13, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hello Irene, I recently lost a best friend whom I’ll call "Y." Another friend, "K," approached me to organize a Halloween party at my house a few weeks ago. I agreed with one condition: She had to help me with food, drinks, etc. I invited my other friends, including my best friend "Y."   […]

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Motherhood is a friendship-killer

Published: May 8, 2008 | Last Updated: May 8, 2008 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Mother’s Day celebrates motherhood—as well as children, flowers, candy, and greeting cards. But there’s a seedy side to everything—and motherhood is a known friendship-killer. Motherhood challenges female friendships for a variety of reasons: • You are a mother, and your BFF isn’t one and wants to be one. Her fertility problems are making her extremely […]

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