Tag: Pregnancy

Losing Support From a Circle of Friends

Published: September 29, 2020 | Last Updated: September 29, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Losing Support From a Circle of Friends

A young woman feels excluded from a circle of friends, a second loss after a molar pregnancy, and seeks advice.

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In the Media – When your friend is pregnant

Published: December 14, 2015 | Last Updated: December 14, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – When your friend is pregnant

In Latina, Cristina Arreola wrote about the complications occur when a friend is pregnant and you’re not.

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A new mom with marital and family problems

Published: June 12, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

A new mom grapples with alcoholism, marital and family problems, and a pregnancy that’s unwanted by her husband.

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No friends and having a baby

Published: June 30, 2014 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman worries she is having a baby with no friends for support

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Infertility can derail friendships

Published: February 28, 2011 | Last Updated: March 8, 2021 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Infertility can inadvertently derail some friendships, even good ones. Here are some helpful hints to help you avoid that.

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Expecting…..And Feeling Let Down By Friends

Published: February 21, 2011 | Last Updated: October 21, 2021 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman who is expecting her first child eels let down by friends who haven’t responded to the news of her pregnancy.

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Comforting a Friend Who Has Had a Miscarriage

Published: July 27, 2010 | Last Updated: September 29, 2020 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

After a miscarriage, it’s hard for a friend to know what to say or how best to provide support to someone who is grieving the loss.

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Friendship: The importance of showing up

Published: March 29, 2010 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have been friends with Amy since high school, and we are now mothers in our 30s. I have a 10-year-old and another baby on the way. Last August, I got married and that’s when things went weird. My husband and I had a very small intimate wedding: only immediate family, and […]

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Which friend was jilted?

Published: June 4, 2009 | Last Updated: June 4, 2009 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Dr. Levine, I have a friend who was my closest friend for about seven years. Recently, my husband and I moved to town to be closer to her and her family, along with some of my family, too. At first, everything was perfect; we spent nearly every day with each other, had dinners […]

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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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