Tag: holiday

A holiday look back: Ghosts of Christmas past

December 24, 2016 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
A holiday look back: Ghosts of Christmas past

Wishing everyone health and happiness for the coming year!

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Dealing with a friend in sales who works on commission

December 11, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle a friend on commission who seems to have made you part of her “business plan.”

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Annoyed when friends ask about your holiday plans?

December 8, 2016 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
Annoyed when friends ask about your holiday plans?

A reader doesn’t know what to say when friends ask about her holiday plans.

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Should I keep sending Christmas greeting cards to people who don’t respond?

December 9, 2015 | By | 23 Replies Continue Reading
Should I keep sending Christmas greeting cards to people who don’t respond?

A reader wonders if she might be sending too many Christmas greeting cards since hers seem to go unacknowledged.

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Reader Wisdom: On loneliness over the holidays

December 8, 2015 | By | 20 Replies Continue Reading
Reader Wisdom: On loneliness over the holidays

On a thread called “Why Would Someone Have No Friends?,” a reader commented that she felt lonely and isolated over the holidays. Many people feel that way at this time of year. She wrote: …I don’t have a family. No parents, no siblings. None. My cousins are all over the world, and since we were […]

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Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

December 6, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

The holiday season can be depressing if you are feeling lonely or dispirited while everyone else seems joyous and happy.

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My Holiday Wish For You

December 25, 2014 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading
My Holiday Wish For You

A holiday wish from The Friendship Doctor

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10 reasons your friend didn’t send you a holiday card

December 22, 2013 | By | 17 Replies Continue Reading
10 reasons your friend didn’t send you a holiday card

Wondering why your friend didn’t send you a holiday card? Don’t take it personally.

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Friendship: Uninvited on Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

It’s disappointing to be uninvited on Thanksgiving but don’t give up on a meaningful friendship because of one transgression.

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10 Reasons Why Your Friend Didn’t Send You A Holiday Card

December 17, 2011 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

On the Friendship Forums, a reader named Arches started a provocative discussion thread on holiday cards.   It inspired my most recent post on the NBC Universal Website, Life Goes Strong —  which focuses on the possibilities of what may have really happened if you did not get the holiday card you were expecting from […]

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