Tag: MySpace

‘Unfriend’: Not a simple verb by any means

Published: November 18, 2009 | Last Updated: June 5, 2024 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

The New Oxford American Dictionary chose the verb “unfriend” as its 2009 Word of the Year.

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Feeling used by a friend

Published: April 7, 2009 | Last Updated: April 8, 2009 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, My best friend has been in a relationship for the last two years. She has low self-esteem and this guy is no good, controlling and manipulative. I’m not the only friend who has told her that. Since she has been with him it seems the only time she contacts me anymore is […]

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Reader Q &A: Should breaking up be a blame game?

Published: December 16, 2008 | Last Updated: December 16, 2008 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene:   When you break up with a female friend, is it really necessary to "give advice" about what they should do in the future, or is it better to focus on the problems within the relationship you were personally involved with?   I just got dumped by a friend who went on […]

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Buried treasure: Finding Long Lost Friends

Published: August 17, 2008 | Last Updated: December 17, 2020 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Here are some tips for finding a long lost friends—on Long Lost Friends Day or any day of the year!

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2008 – 8 Female Friendship Resolutions for the New Year

Published: January 1, 2008 | Last Updated: January 1, 2008 By | Reply Continue Reading

It’s so easy to make resolutions and so hard to keep them. Every year, women resolve to lose weight, reduce stress, work smarter, and improve their relationships with family and friends. I thought a little more specificity might help clarify my Friendship Resolutions (and yours) and make them more concrete and achievable. Here goes: 1) […]

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When It Comes to Friendships, Who Is Counting?

Published: November 17, 2007 | Last Updated: June 29, 2024 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Dunbar’s number expresses the limits in the number of friendship we can maintain. But other “number guys” aren’t so sure.

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Friendship and self-disclosure: The times they are a-changing

Published: October 6, 2007 | Last Updated: June 30, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

Female college students are twice as likely as their male peers to use social networking sites like Facebook (their favorite) and MySpace (ranked second), according to a market research survey from Anderson Analytics. The findings, reported in Advertising Age this week, examined the likes, dislikes, and media preferences of college students between the ages of […]

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Online Friendships: As Close As A Keystroke

Published: May 29, 2007 | Last Updated: January 29, 2024 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Online Friendships: As Close As A Keystroke

Carole* (who prefers to use a pseudonym) is a 40-something career woman who works in the area of information technology talks about online friendships.

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