Tag: neighbors

My neighbor makes me feel uncomfortable

January 30, 2016 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels uncomfortable about her neighbor’s physical contact with her children.

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Friendship etiquette: An expanding group of neighbors

June 7, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A friendly group of neighbors has gotten so large that logistical problems arise in arranging get-togethers.

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In the Media: When neighbors are friends

February 1, 2015 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media: When neighbors are friends

When your neighbors are friends you may feel as if you are living in Utopia.

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Remaining on friendly terms when neighbors ask to borrow your stuff

January 24, 2014 | By | 51 Replies Continue Reading

A single woman feels used when her neighbors ask to borrow her expensive snow blower each winter.

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How to say no to a home party held by friends selling stuff

November 2, 2013 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

Another home party invitation? A woman feels awkward saying no to friends.

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In the Media – 6 ways to make friends with your neighbors (Women’s Health)

September 25, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – 6 ways to make friends with your neighbors (Women’s Health)

An article on Women’sHealth.com offers tips on how to make friends with your neighbors.

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Mining Your Neighborhood for Friends

Mining Your Neighborhood for Friends

With life being more mobile than ever before, we’re less likely to know our neighbors—missing out on a fertile and convenient source of friendships.

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No friends: Don’t tell me to join a group

Some people are joiners and others aren’t. There are other ways to meet new people—but you need to discover how and it may take more time and effort. QUESTION Hi Irene, I am a forty-something woman, no kids. I used to have friends, a life, and a career. Then we moved to a rural area for […]

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On having neighbors who don’t have to knock

June 12, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

This was a great article by John Leland in the New York Times, in case you didn’t see it. It tells the story of a group of women in their 70s and 80s who live on the same floor, in public housing, in an apartment building in the Washington Heights section of New York. They […]

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Guest Post: Getting Over Feeling Like a Stranger in Your Own Neighborhood

June 11, 2012 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

With a little bit of moxie, my friend and colleague, Laura E. Kelly, used technology and a new website to overcome the feelings of estrangement from neighbors that are so typical across America today.

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