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6 Strategies For Handling A Needy Friend

Published: September 10, 2021 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
6 Strategies For Handling A Needy Friend

There’s a big difference between a needy friend and a friend-in-need. When a friendship is consistently one-sided, it can weigh you down.

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My Clingy Friend Calls Me Too Often

Published: July 25, 2021 | By | 22 Replies Continue Reading
My Clingy Friend Calls Me Too Often

Having a clingy friend can be very stressful and demanding. You need to decide whether you want to keep the friendship on the same track or make some changes.  QUESTION Hi Irene, My clingy friend calls me too often, a minimum of ten times per day! I have done the whole “I’m busy, my grandson […]

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My friend needs more than I can give her

Published: December 18, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when an anxious friend needs more of you than you can handle?

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How do I opt out of a friendship I don’t want to continue?

Published: September 18, 2015 | By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

Friendships are voluntary relationships with the right to opt out.

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In the Media – Five Types of Needy Friends and How To Handle Them (Fitness Republic)

Published: July 9, 2015 | Last Updated: July 9, 2015 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Five Types of Needy Friends and How To Handle Them (Fitness Republic)

Writing for Fitness Republic, The Friendship Doctor describes five types of needy friends you may encounter and offers practical tips on how to handle them.

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Her friend won’t leave her alone

Published: November 14, 2014 | By | 19 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels tormented by an overbearing friend who won’t leave her alone.

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I am the needy friend!

Published: October 21, 2014 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is frustrated and feels like “the needy friend” because of the boundaries set by her friend.

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Dealing with a needy friend when you have cancer

Published: July 16, 2014 | Last Updated: March 17, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

When a needy friend tries too hard to be helpful, you may need to set boundaries and take care of yourself.

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How can I break up with a needy friend?

Published: October 18, 2013 | Last Updated: October 18, 2013 By | 39 Replies Continue Reading

It’s difficult to break up with a needy friend. It’s even more challenging if the friend was kind to you when you were down.

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When a friend asks for one more chance

Published: August 14, 2013 | Last Updated: August 14, 2013 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

It’s hard to know when to stop giving someone one more chance—and even harder to do it.

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