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How To Make New Friends During The Coronavirus Pandemic

May 16, 2020 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
How To Make New Friends During The Coronavirus Pandemic

Making new friends can be challenging during the best of times but the coronavirus pandemic has added another layer of complexity.

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Finding friends in Pakistan (or other places)

November 11, 2015 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Finding friends in Pakistan (or other places)

A reader asks about websites for finding friends in Pakistan and other countries.

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Ex-pat friendships

June 4, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A common language, customs and culture can help bridge distance but don’t always make for solid ex-pat friendships.

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Making new platonic friends online

September 3, 2012 | By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

I love this blog! Is there any thought of a site where all of us with these issues can contact each other for friendship?

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Finding a Bunco group, one player at a time

QUESTION Dear Irene, First of all, thank you for your blog and columns; I’ve gained much insight from you. I am a 42-year-old mother of two boys and I have always had trouble making friends. I’ve read countless books on the subject of relationships and intellectually, I know what to do: Be open, smile, ask […]

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Making friends after the age of 65: What are the options?

March 24, 2010 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, At age 66, I lost a very close friend (45-year friendship) when she moved out of state. We talk on the phone once a week, but that isn’t the same. I am happily married, but I need a good female friend. I do have other friends, but I feel the need for […]

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Raised by wolves: Is having no friends her mother’s fault?

December 27, 2009 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

When someone has no friends, is it due to parenting?

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