Tag: losing friends

What to do when you lose multiple friends

Published: March 14, 2016 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

When someone loses multiple friends, they need to dig deep and figure out why.

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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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Teen Friendships: Losing my two closest friends

Published: February 28, 2016 | By | Reply Continue Reading

A teen feels sad after he loses his closest friends.

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It feels like I’m losing my friend

Published: March 11, 2015 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Teens often feel like they’re losing friends when they change schools.

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After a bout with depression, a middle-schooler has friendship problems

Published: February 16, 2015 | Last Updated: February 16, 2015 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A worried mom asks how she can help build her daughter’s self-confidence.

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Reader Wisdom: Becoming a mother and losing friends

Published: July 10, 2014 | Last Updated: July 10, 2014 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Is losing friends part and parcel of being a new mom? A single mom?

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Slowly losing all my friends

Published: August 28, 2012 | Last Updated: October 28, 2012 By | 38 Replies Continue Reading

I have had four very close/ best friends. These are ones whom I shared every aspect of my life with—the ones I go to for real advice and truly respect their opinions. Slowly but surely each one has cut me out, all of this occurring at different points during my life.

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Not all friendships last forever: I lost my contacts in a NYC taxi cab

Published: September 27, 2011 | Last Updated: September 27, 2011 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION    Hi Irene,  Last August, lost my cell phone. I left it in a cab in NYC and to make matters worse had not properly backed up my contacts. In an effort to regain some of those contacts, I sent out messages on Facebook. Some people responded and some did not, which made me […]

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5 tips for making friends after 50

Published: June 5, 2011 | Last Updated: July 14, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Worried about making friends after 50? Here are some tips…

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Fluid friendships: Is it just me?

Published: February 17, 2011 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 19 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I am in my late 50s and feel discouraged to discover that all of my friendships seem so fluid. I’ve had very good friends during all the phases of my life — high school, college, work —but after awhile as circumstances change (such as leaving school, moving away, job changes, marriage, etc.) […]

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