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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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Feeling guilty about a breakup

Published: August 3, 2016 | By | 19 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is left feeling guilty after she ends a long-term friendship.

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Not a priority anymore

Published: February 8, 2016 | By | 19 Replies Continue Reading

Since her friend got involved in a relationship, she feels as if her friendship isn’t a priority anymore.

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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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Friendship: On asking for support

Published: January 19, 2015 | Last Updated: January 19, 2015 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Six questions to ask yourself when you are asking for support and don’t get it.

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Should you drop a toxic friend? (The Journal News – NY)

Published: November 28, 2014 | Last Updated: November 28, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
Should you drop a toxic friend? (The Journal News – NY)

Reporter Linda Lombroso of the Journal News (a Gannett paper) interviewed The Friendship Doctor about how to deal with a toxic friend.

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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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How do you tell a friend you don’t have time for her?

Published: May 24, 2014 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Time is finite and the decision how to use it is yours.

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I feel like my friend is using me

Published: February 17, 2014 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

If you feel a friend is using you, you probably are allowing her to and need to set boundaries.

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Why is it so hard finding a spontaneous friend to hang out with?

Published: November 16, 2012 | By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

I never had a lot of close friends when I was younger but I always had a couple, and my best friend was my husband. I also have four children. My husband died two years ago after a bout with cancer (at home) and my children are now grown and live in different areas. Two of my best friends moved to other states and I now have only one friend left, who also moved to another city.

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