Tag: legacy friends

Looking back to move forward

Published: March 29, 2016 | Last Updated: March 29, 2016 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

A single woman asks for advice to move forward when she reflects on a lost friendship. QUESTION Hi Irene, I am a 38-year-old single woman and I live a pretty solitary life, which on its own I don’t really mind–I’m a writer. But lately I find myself reflecting on my friendships and relationships. I can […]

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In the Media – Why we keep legacy friends (On Attn:)

Published: March 26, 2016 | Last Updated: March 26, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Why we keep legacy friends  (On Attn:)

Legacy friends might be defined as old once-friends that we still consider friends—people with whom we have a rich history—but with whom we don’t share a friendship right now.

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In the Media – The case for small dose friends (Mic.com)

Published: March 10, 2016 | Last Updated: March 10, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – The case for small dose friends (Mic.com)

In in Mic.com, a website focused on the interests of millennials, journalist Jenny Kutner writes about “The Case for Having and Keeping ‘Small Dose’ Friends.”

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Friendship takes two whether it’s an old friend or new

Published: August 7, 2015 | By | 36 Replies Continue Reading

A woman reaches out to an old friend and is rebuffed.

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On missing old friends

Published: December 5, 2014 | Last Updated: December 6, 2014 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman from Sweden laments missing old friends from whom she’s drifted apart.

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My close friend seems to have dropped off the face of the earth

Published: November 2, 2012 | Last Updated: November 7, 2012 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

I have a friend whom I met in college. We have been close friends over the past 20 years—or so I thought. I look back now and realize that whenever she was in a relationship (which wasn’t often) that her friendships went to the backburner.

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No childhood friends to speak of

Published: July 22, 2012 | Last Updated: October 29, 2012 By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

I am an only child, married to my sweetheart that I dated for five years and married happily ever after:). One grave issue haunts me when I check updates on Facebook. From kindergarten to 10th grade I studied in one convent school. All my solid formative years have been at one place but I do not have any friends from that time, kindergarten through high school.

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Regretting the loss of a 20-year friendship

Published: June 13, 2012 | Last Updated: April 18, 2016 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

While it’s sad to let go of a 20-year friendship, it isn’t necessarily a reason for regret.

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Self-centered friends: Better in small doses

Published: May 12, 2011 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

You might only be able to take a self-centered person in small doses.

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Finding A Long Lost Friend: Let Me Count The Ways

Published: March 26, 2010 | Last Updated: November 10, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Finding A Long Lost Friend: Let Me Count The Ways

Searching for a long lost friend may be a satisfying way to replenish your friendships…provided you keep your expectations in check.

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