Tag: intimacy

Guest Post: How To Deepen a Friendship

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

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

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)

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

September 16, 2012 | 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

February 9, 2011 | 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?

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?

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

January 23, 2010 | 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

July 6, 2009 | 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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