Tag: lie

My friend is lying about her friendship with my ex-boyfriend

Published: August 9, 2016 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A woman discovers her friend is lying about her friendship with her ex.

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Feeling betrayed and blindsided by a best friend who is a co-worker

Published: November 28, 2015 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Feeling betrayed and blindsided by a best friend who is a co-worker.

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How can I get my friend to forgive me for a lie?

Published: June 27, 2015 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

A young teen wants to be forgiven for a lie but isn’t sure how to apologize.

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My friend cheated on her husband and didn’t tell me

Published: September 29, 2014 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Which was worse: That she cheated again or that she didn’t tell?

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My friend discovered I lied to her

Published: June 4, 2012 | Last Updated: June 4, 2012 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION  Hi Irene, I’m 37 years old but when I was 18, my best friend and I met this friendly guy whom we both liked, but he liked me more. He and I kept our relationship quiet for a while but at a party, my best friend saw us together. She and I didn’t speak […]

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Friendship on the rocks: She’s never invited to the parties

Published: December 23, 2009 | Last Updated: December 23, 2009 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION   Dear Irene, I met my best friend at a small restaurant where we both used to work. Even after I quit, Dee and I were very close and talked on the phone two or three times a day. We knew every personal detail of each other’s lives. She used to tell me you […]

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The little lie that snowballed

Published: October 23, 2009 | Last Updated: January 26, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

I’m 28 years old and a TV journalist. About 3 years ago, I met another female reporter to whom I took an instant liking and we became close friends. At the outset, I felt deeply for her and she grew to like me, too. We hung out together, vacationed together, and I loved doing things for her. Although we had disagreements, there was no professional rivalry or backstabbing between us.

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Could YOU be a toxic friend? 5 Sure Signs

Published: September 28, 2009 | Last Updated: September 28, 2009 By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

After a tiff with your BFF, it’s natural to get upset and ask yourself (or a third person), "What’s wrong with her?" That’s because it’s much easier for all of us to recognize blemishes or faults in our friends than it is to look in the mirror. But if you’re finding that you’re having frequent […]

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