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Friendship and Aging: Is Losing Interest In Friends An Aging Thing?

Published: August 30, 2021 | By | 55 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Aging: Is Losing Interest In Friends An Aging Thing?

Each of my women friends has — or had — good qualities, but ultimately, the positive didn’t outweigh the negative. Is my laziness in trying to make new (better, more compatible) friends an aging thing?

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Retired and Feeling Disconnected

Published: September 18, 2020 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Retired and Feeling Disconnected

Many people are feeling disconnected during the pandemic. This retired therapist has lost her friends and seeks advice.

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Quarantine Fatigue: Single, No Work and No Travel

Published: June 4, 2020 | Last Updated: June 4, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Quarantine Fatigue: Single, No Work and No Travel

Like many of us feeling a sense of quarantine fatigue, a 60-year-old reader feels alone while maintaining social distance with no end in sight.

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Reader Wisdom: Making friends by doing things alone

Published: March 21, 2017 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
Reader Wisdom: Making friends by doing things alone

A reader (Susan61) discusses how she made friends by overcoming her fear of doing things alone.

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In a rut and unable to make friends

Published: March 14, 2017 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels in a rut—unable to make friends, even though she is on meds and has seen therapists.

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Making friends after separating

Published: February 14, 2017 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

After separating from a long-time partner, a woman feels friendless.

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Feeling Worthless Without Any Friends

Published: January 3, 2017 | Last Updated: September 15, 2021 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

If you’re without any friends because you don’t feel friend-worthy, you may need to work on yourself first.

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How can I find friends in the school lunchroom?

Published: December 16, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

The lunchroom can be a very lonely place when you are the “new kid on the block.”

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Late-life mom having trouble making friends

Published: November 23, 2016 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A late-life mom asks for suggestions on how to make and find friends

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Lacking communication skills to make friends

Published: November 13, 2016 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A young man feels he’s never had the communication skills to start and maintain relationships.

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