Tag: From the Friendship Forums

From the Friendship Forums – On Learning from Past Mistakes

Published: April 18, 2012 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

I’ve had years of unsuccessful female relationships. I’m 46 years old now and have no true friends anymore. I’ve really looked at myself and my former friends to learn from past mistakes. My personal opinion is that many, not all, of the mistakes my friends and I made are more typical of women than men. […]

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From the Friendship Forums: Ten Signs of a Lazy Friend

Published: March 7, 2012 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

The biggest downside of being a lazy friend is what you lose out on—rather than the other person   This week, there was a provocative thread on The Friendship Forums entitled, Friendships Getting Lazier in General? The poster LoveToTravel2011 expressed her frustration that some friends are lazy in not responding to mails, calls, or invitations […]

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From the Friendship Forums – Fake Friends

Published: December 2, 2011 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 35 Replies Continue Reading

When I read The Friendship Forums section of this blog, I’m always impressed by the sage advice readers post for each other, as well as their compassion and generous spirit. I’ve decided to repost selected comments here periodically (edited only slightly for clarity and/or brevity) to highlight some of the best friendship advice from readers. […]

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