Tag: Pregnancy

Losing Support From a Circle of Friends

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

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

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

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

February 28, 2011 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

On infertility and friendships…

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Expecting…..and feeling let down by friends

February 21, 2011 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A woman who is expecting feels let down by her friends.

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Comforting a Friend Who Has Had a Miscarriage

July 27, 2010 | 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

March 29, 2010 | 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?

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

April 11, 2009 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

One-way friendships can be very frustrating.

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