Tag: Only child

How to help my son make friends

Published: February 11, 2016 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A mom of a 14-year-old worries that her son lacks the skills to make friends.

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A Q & A with Susan Newman: Friendship and The Only Child

Published: June 7, 2011 | Last Updated: June 7, 2011 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

I was raised as an only child for much of my life because my sister is twelve years younger than me. I also have an only child, just one son. So questions about only children aren’t hypothetical to me. I often wonder about the effects of being an only and whether it has any bearing […]

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Passed over as a Godmother: Dealing with the hurt

Published: May 10, 2010 | Last Updated: May 10, 2010 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I am an only child and have a friend named Linda (who is also an only) whom I’ve known since first grade. She is due to give birth to a baby girl and two months ago asked me to throw her shower for 50 people with the help of her mother and […]

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