Tag: getting close

Having a hard time forming close friendships at college?

Published: September 28, 2016 | Last Updated: September 28, 2016 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

College offers opportunities both to practice friendship skills and to get expert advice.

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Not good at keeping friends

Published: March 2, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is concerned that she isn’t keeping friends and is simply moving on to new ones.

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All I want is to have one friend

Published: May 23, 2015 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A young teen has trouble making friends, hoping to get close to at least one friend at high school.

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Too guarded to get close

Published: April 29, 2015 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A shy woman has trouble getting close to friends because she is too guarded.

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College friendships: Finding a home away from home

Published: November 3, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

It takes time to make close friends at college and create a home away from home.

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Making friends: Why can’t I get close?

Published: October 29, 2012 | Last Updated: August 1, 2015 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Having a “wingman” can be a useful strategy if you have have a hard time making friends.

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Can’t get close to my self-centered friend

Published: September 16, 2012 | Last Updated: August 9, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

If you are unable to get close to someone, it may be that the person is self-centered and emotionally incapable of focusing on others.

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Change can challenge friendships

Published: June 10, 2012 | Last Updated: December 21, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

The negative impact of a significant life change (s) on friendship, although challenging, can be overcome with effort.

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Trouble Making Close Friends?

Published: May 25, 2011 | Last Updated: September 12, 2021 By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

A woman has trouble making close friends and asks whether her trouble making friends is related to culture or personality.

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