Tag: neighbors

Remaining On Friendly Terms When Neighbors Ask To Borrow Your Stuff

Published: January 16, 2022 | Last Updated: January 19, 2022 By | 53 Replies Continue Reading
Remaining On Friendly Terms When Neighbors Ask To Borrow Your Stuff

A single woman feels used when her neighbors ask to borrow her expensive snowblower each winter and doesn’t know what to say.

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My neighbor makes me feel uncomfortable

Published: 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

Published: June 7, 2015 | Last Updated: 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

Published: February 1, 2015 | Last Updated: 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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How To Say No To A Home Party Held By Friends Selling Stuff

Published: November 2, 2013 | Last Updated: November 8, 2021 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

Another home party invitation? A woman feels awkward saying no to friends and asks for advice about how to turn down the invitation.

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

Published: September 25, 2013 | Last Updated: January 3, 2022 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

Published: May 2, 2013 | Last Updated: August 19, 2022 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
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

Published: June 22, 2012 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 28 Replies Continue Reading

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

Published: June 12, 2012 | Last Updated: 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

Published: June 11, 2012 | Last Updated: March 12, 2014 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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