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Reader Wisdom: Confessions of a People Person

Published: April 16, 2017 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading
Reader Wisdom: Confessions of a People Person

A reader considers herself a “People Person” but expresses her discomfort at always being the friend who invites and initiates.

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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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Friendship Over 40: As Women Age, Are They Less Tolerant of Friends?

Published: November 1, 2015 | Last Updated: February 24, 2022 By | 56 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship Over 40: As Women Age, Are They Less Tolerant of Friends?

A reader recently asked about friendship over 40. Specifically, she asked: As women age, are they more discriminating about keeping friends?

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Reader Wisdom: On giving up one-sided friendships

Published: June 19, 2015 | By | 43 Replies Continue Reading

An anonymous poster offers advice on giving up on one-sided friendships.

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Reader Wisdom: The best way to end a friendship

Published: May 10, 2015 | Last Updated: May 10, 2015 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Readers weigh in on the best way to end a friendship.

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Reader Wisdom: Making peace with a friend who hates children

Published: March 16, 2015 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

On a recent post, entitled My Intolerant Friend Who Hates Children, a woman laments stepping back from a friendship with a childfree friend.

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Reader Wisdom: On making conversation

Published: January 26, 2015 | Last Updated: January 26, 2015 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

Making conversation when it doesn’t come naturally takes practice. A reader explains what helped her.

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Reader Wisdom: What friends should and shouldn’t say when someone loses a job

Published: December 15, 2014 | Last Updated: December 15, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading

A reader loses a job under difficult circumstances and suggests some ways that friends can be more or less supportive and helpful.

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Reader Wisdom: On learning how to connect

Published: November 21, 2014 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

A reader writes about how she learned to connect with other people and find friendships.

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Reader Wisdom: Becoming a mother and losing friends

Published: July 10, 2014 | Last Updated: July 10, 2014 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Is losing friends part and parcel of being a new mom? A single mom?

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