Tag: intergenerational

An empty nester girls night out—plus one

Published: May 2, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

One friend always brings her 20-something daughter on an empty nester girls night out.

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Drawing lines in the sand after a friendship breakup

Published: August 3, 2011 | Last Updated: March 17, 2015 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

People often take sides after a friendship breakup.

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5 tips for making friends after 50

Published: June 5, 2011 | Last Updated: July 14, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Worried about making friends after 50? Here are some tips…

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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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Friendship by the Book: Friday Nights

Published: January 3, 2009 | Last Updated: August 27, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

They were women, of different ages and stages of life, who formed an amazing but unlikely sisterhood. The diverse group—that numbered only six—included women who were single, married, divorced, and widowed; unemployed, working at home, working away from home, and retired; with and without children. They came together on Friday nights drawn to the pleasures […]

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Reader Q & A: Escape from a toxic mentor

Published: December 27, 2008 | Last Updated: December 27, 2008 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene,   Never thought I’d write but… years ago, when I started my current career, I was befriended by an older woman. She and I bonded and have become very, very close over the years. In the past few years, though, I’ve started to think of her as "toxic" – she’s very negative […]

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