Tag: midlife

Left Out Of A Midlife Clique

Published: February 18, 2017 | Last Updated: September 12, 2021 By | 28 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: Challenges of making midlife friendships (Today.com)

Published: May 25, 2016 | Last Updated: May 25, 2016 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media: Challenges of making midlife friendships (Today.com)

On the Today Show, Joan Lunden reported on an experiment that suggests that close midlife friendships may help minimize anxiety and stress.

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NPR on midlife friendships

Published: March 22, 2016 | Last Updated: May 2, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
NPR on midlife friendships

Some findings on midlife friendships

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Guest Post – Friendships after 50: How to be a good friend 

Published: March 6, 2016 | Last Updated: March 7, 2016 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post – Friendships after 50: How to be a good friend 

Journalist Cindy La Ferle offers practical tips for doing your best to be a good friend in midlife and beyond.

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Friendship and menopause: Change of life

Published: April 13, 2013 | Last Updated: April 14, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Ironically, two different readers wrote me this week with questions about friendship and menopause. The similarity between their experiences was interesting.

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Making friends at midlife: Ties that bind

Published: December 25, 2012 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

When we reach midlife, the thought of making new friends can be daunting. One reason why: Unlike women who are going to school, working or parenting, there isn’t a steady pool of people to choose from who are at the same stage of life, doing the same thing at the same time, with many of the same interests.

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Rx for Loneliness: Get out of the house!

Published: September 13, 2012 | Last Updated: November 3, 2015 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Here are 5 Tips for Making Friends After 50.

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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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Friendship by the Book: Cancer is a Bitch

Published: January 14, 2009 | Last Updated: March 5, 2022 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

“I’m part of a club I didn’t mean to join,” writes Gail Konop Baker, author of Cancer is a Bitch. Read an interview with the author.

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