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Left Out Of The Group: A Mom Worries About Her 10-Year-Old Daughter

Published: February 1, 2022 | Last Updated: February 1, 2022 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Left Out Of The Group: A Mom Worries About Her 10-Year-Old Daughter

Her daughter is always left out of the group get-togethers and this mom wonders how she can make things better.

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Left Out Of A Midlife Clique

Published: February 18, 2017 | Last Updated: September 12, 2021 By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

A woman finds out that her midlife clique is meeting without her in secret and tells her good friend how hurt it’s made her feel.

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In the Media – On Mom Bullies (Today.com)

Published: December 30, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On Mom Bullies (Today.com)

Today Contributor Cathy Areu talks about her encounter with mom bullies at school.

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In the Media – Getting Back In When You’re Left Out (Bravo TV)

Published: December 1, 2016 | Last Updated: September 11, 2021 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Getting Back In When You’re Left Out (Bravo TV)

All of us are vulnerable to being left out of a group whether it takes place in the schoolyard or the boardroom. A journalist asks why and what can you do about it?

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In the Media – On Friends without Benefits (Stylist.com)

Published: July 20, 2016 | Last Updated: July 20, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On Friends without Benefits (Stylist.com)

“Friends without benefits” speaks to the intensity and complexity of female friendships.

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How should a mom handle her 8-year-old daughter’s problem with mean girls?

Published: May 25, 2016 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

How a mom should help address her 8-year-old daughter’s friendship problems depends on the situation.

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Is it okay to retract an invitation to a friend?

Published: April 3, 2016 | Last Updated: April 3, 2016 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Retracting an invitation is never easy but friendships and circumstances change–especially in middle school.

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In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

Published: January 17, 2015 | Last Updated: January 17, 2015 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

Novelist Jennifer Weiner writes about her 97-year-old grandmother’s experiences with mean girls in a retirement home.

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Guest Post – How to Patch Those Black Hole Relationships

Published: August 16, 2014 | Last Updated: April 6, 2021 By | 19 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post – How to Patch Those Black Hole Relationships

Journalist and author Cindy La Ferle writes about “black hole” relationships, why they happen, and why they may not be all that bad.

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The Clique At The Temple

Published: July 26, 2014 | Last Updated: February 1, 2022 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

How should a grown woman deal with a clique of mean girls at her synagogue? She feels nervous and uncomfortable being with them.

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