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Guest Post: Mixed-Age Facebook Friendships

Published: January 18, 2011 | Last Updated: May 17, 2020 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

By Lynn Bozof A strange but very sweet thing is happening. Do Facebook and other social media have anything to do with it? My adult children are now “friending” my friends on Facebook, leading to inter-generational relationships. When I was a young adult, I would have thought it so strange to have a friendship with […]

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A Message from The Confidence Coalition for Girls ages 10-18

Published: January 16, 2011 | Last Updated: February 8, 2021 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Over the years, I’ve worked closely with Kappa Delta Sorority, the creators of National Women’s Friendship Day and International Women’s Friendship Month to promote awareness of the power of female friendships. This guest post by them provides some tips on how young women can inspire confidence in their friends. I hope you’ll lend your support […]

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Guest Post: Learning from Elizabeth Edwards

Published: December 14, 2010 | Last Updated: July 25, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

The death of Elizabeth Edwards led many women to think about the meaning of their own lives, their legacy to their children, and the way they might respond to unimaginable tragedy. Many were amazed at the strength and grace Elizabeth Edwards demonstrated in light of the loss of a child, a devastating diagnosis of terminal […]

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Guest Post – Finding friendship and courage in Verona

Published: December 10, 2010 | Last Updated: December 11, 2010 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

by Maria Rainier   Since developing anorexia and bulimia as a freshman in college, I’ve found it very difficult to make, never mind maintain, close friendships with women. I began recovering from my disorders halfway through college, literally two months before I was scheduled to study abroad for a semester. I should have gone into […]

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Guest Post – How far would you go to protect a friend or lover?

Published: November 4, 2010 | Last Updated: November 4, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

By Sue Russell, Author of Lethal Intent     We like to imagine that we’d do anything for our closest friends and loved ones. But "anything" is a huge, elastic concept. Would we really do "anything," or even want to do "anything"? When the abstract turns concrete, things can look very different.   Have you […]

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Guest Post: Is it better to walk alone or persevere with boring friendships?

Published: October 21, 2010 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

by Hadyn Thomas The most important thing to me is my friendships. It is true that I do not have very many friends. I have found this to be the best way. Having many friends always seemed like a crazy idea to me. How can you be expected to give time to yourself and many […]

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Guest Post: What do you say to someone who has just lost a friend?

Published: October 8, 2010 | Last Updated: November 26, 2013 By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

People often have difficulty knowing what to say or do when someone has lost a friend.

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Guest Post – The Mother Divide: Friends with children and friends without

Published: September 30, 2010 | Last Updated: September 30, 2010 By | 53 Replies Continue Reading

By Christina Gombar   When I was growing up in the 70s, the progressive view held that a person could live a rich, rewarding life full of close bonds, even if she didn’t have kids. On prime-time Saturday nights, Mary and Rhoda in their studio singles apartments, Bob and Emily in their Chicago high rise […]

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Guest Post: Of Friendship Lost

Published: September 20, 2010 | Last Updated: September 20, 2010 By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

By Emily L. Hauser   I have this friend. "Had" this friend, I suppose. I haven’t heard from her in over two years.   I had this friend. She was, by many measures, the best friend I’d ever had.   We’d literally been to the wars together: the first Gulf War in Tel Aviv, as […]

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Guest Post: Ask and you shall receive…

Published: September 2, 2010 | Last Updated: June 1, 2020 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Written by Rachel Bertsche, MWF Seeking BFF chronicles the author’s search for a new best friend after moving to a new city for love. In her engaging daily posts, Bertsche reveals anecdotes from her quest, shares resources for meeting new people, and wonders about modern-day friendship conundrums. MWF Seeking BFF the book will be published […]

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