Tag: isolation

Would Life Be Sweeter In A Coronavirus Bubble? It Depends.

May 27, 2020 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Would Life Be Sweeter In A Coronavirus Bubble? It Depends.

To help allay the isolation and anxieties associated with the pandemic, some people are creating or joining a coronavirus bubble.

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How Do You Deal With A Friend Who Is Oblivious To Social Distancing?

May 3, 2020 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
How Do You Deal With A Friend Who Is Oblivious To Social Distancing?

The term “social distancing” muddies the waters. Instead, friends need to find ways to remain physically distant but stay socially connected.

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Another reason why cancer sucks~

February 1, 2011 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A woman talks about the isolation from friends that often accompanies a cancer diagnosis.

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Raised by wolves: Is having no friends her mother’s fault?

December 27, 2009 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

When someone has no friends, is it due to parenting?

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Nostalgia: One way of handling a friendship drought?

November 19, 2008 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

A reader of my blog is living overseas with several young children and is married to a man who routinely works long hours. Another woman I know is single; she recently moved to a new town to begin a demanding job that entails frequent travel. My own elderly mother has become frail with fewer and […]

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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with the Author of Time of My Life

October 4, 2008 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Time of My Life is Allison Winn Scotch’s second novel. It tells the story of Jillian, a thirty-something, married, suburban mother who suddenly sees her life playing out a different way than it did seven years ago,

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Best Friends Day: Also a day for ladies-in-waiting

June 10, 2008 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Oops, I blinked and I missed it. I just found out that Sunday, June 8th was Best Friends Day, which completed passed me by. I don’t know how. I didn’t even pause to pay homage to my own Besties on that day. Shame on me! That morning one of my closest friends called while waiting […]

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