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My Friend Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Published: September 5, 2021 | Last Updated: September 5, 2021 By | 22 Replies Continue Reading

It can be very stressful to maintain a friendship with someone with a borderline personality disorder. Understanding the disorder can help.

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Disappearing Acts: When Friends Are Gone After a Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

Published: August 19, 2021 | Last Updated: August 19, 2021 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Disappearing Acts: When Friends Are Gone After a Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

Someone loses her friends after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and cuts her off completely. She asks how to handle this?

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Finding friends in the middle of nowhere

Published: January 3, 2011 | Last Updated: September 11, 2016 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

How do you find friends if you live in the middle of nowhere?

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Mental Illness Awareness Week: Mental illnesses Are No-Fault Disorders

Published: October 10, 2010 | Last Updated: September 1, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading

Congress has designated the first week of October each year as Mental Illness Awareness Week. These are no-fault disorders.

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The friendship challenges of teens with autism

Published: April 13, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Imagine what high school is like for teens with autism and other disabilities who are realizing they are different,

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Me, me, me: When friendship is a one-way street

Published: April 11, 2009 | Last Updated: April 25, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

One-way friendships can be very frustrating.

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Reader Q & A: More than shy—could it be social anxiety?

Published: October 25, 2008 | Last Updated: August 10, 2013 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Social anxiety is one factor that can make it difficult to make and keep friends.

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Psych 101: When a close friend is depressed

Published: July 28, 2008 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 77 Replies Continue Reading

It’s depressing to be with a friend who is truly depressed. You may even get weepy yourself.

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