Tag: making up

Should I open the door to a friend who dumped me?

Published: February 5, 2017 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A reader seeks advice about whether to “open the door” to a long-term friendship after it’s fallen apart.

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When An Old Friend Calls Out of the Blue

Published: January 6, 2017 | Last Updated: October 21, 2021 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

An old friend calls out of the blue and a young teen wonders whether she should jump back into the friendship.

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My long time friend won’t talk to me: What can I do?

Published: December 18, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is upset when her friend of 35 years won’t talk to her.

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Can you rebuild trust after shutting someone out?

Published: November 15, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels she made a grave mistake in shutting out her friend. Can she rebuild trust?

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How can I help my daughter with ADHD mend a broken friendship?

Published: January 25, 2013 | Last Updated: January 25, 2013 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A mother of a daughter with ADHD is concerned about the impact of her daughter’s diagnosis on her friendships—and asks how to mend one she’s messed up.

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A “good enough” friend

Published: February 6, 2009 | Last Updated: February 6, 2009 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Dr. Levine, I recently got into a fight with a girl named Linda, whom I considered my best friend. She said I was never a "good enough" friend for her, and I told her that I thought I couldn’t be her friend because she was spreading gossip about me. We both agreed that […]

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