Tag: intimacy

Guest Post: How To Deepen a Friendship

Published: May 8, 2020 | Last Updated: July 5, 2021 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Guest Post: How To Deepen a Friendship

Journalist and guest author Kare Anderson offers advice on how to deepen a friendship. It boils down to: Do unto others as they would have done unto them.

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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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Feeling left out from a circle of friends

Published: November 22, 2015 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

In every circle of friends, people often form bonds within the group.

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6 simple ways to move your friendship to the next level (HuffPo)

Published: May 24, 2014 | Last Updated: May 24, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
6 simple ways to move your friendship to the next level (HuffPo)

Catherine Pearson offers six tips to help you move your friendship to the next level.

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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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No Best Friends But Plenty of Contacts

Published: February 9, 2011 | Last Updated: December 15, 2020 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi, I have grown up moving around a lot—five middle schools and six elementary schools to be exact. Always being the new kid conditioned me to meet new people. Once I hit a certain point with friends, I find new ones. I guess I get bored or scared. Is it okay to not have […]

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Never a Best Friend?

Published: June 21, 2010 | Last Updated: December 29, 2014 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

I have a lot of friends that I’m very attached to, and enjoy spending time with….but at no point in my life have I ever been someone’s BEST friend.

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Guest post: Can a mother be a daughter’s best friend?

Published: May 3, 2010 | Last Updated: August 9, 2022 By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

We’ve all heard stories of (and some of us have witnessed up close) moms who are trying so desperately to be cool that they opt for the role of BFFs to their daughters instead of moms. But can a mother really be a daughter’s best friend?

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Workplace friendships: Betrayed by the gossip girl

Published: January 23, 2010 | Last Updated: February 25, 2013 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

In the workplace, it’s particularly important to build friendships slowly before sharing too many intimacies.

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A lesson about female friendship from the ad world

Published: July 6, 2009 | Last Updated: March 29, 2022 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

If you need one more shred of evidence of the gender differences in interpersonal relationships, you’ll find it in a short piece by Alex Mindlin buried in the Business Section of this morning’s New York Times. When it comes to customer loyalty, women aren’t necessarily more loyal than men; it’s just that their loyalties take […]

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