Tag: self-confidence

Disappearing Acts: When Friends Are Gone After a Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

Published: August 19, 2021 | Last Updated: May 18, 2024 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Disappearing Acts: When Friends Are Gone After a Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

Someone loses her friends after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and cuts her off completely. She asks how to handle this?

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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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After a bout with depression, a middle-schooler has friendship problems

Published: February 16, 2015 | Last Updated: February 16, 2015 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A worried mom asks how she can help build her daughter’s self-confidence.

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I am pretty but lack self confidence

Published: January 25, 2015 | Last Updated: January 25, 2015 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A teen feels awkward in social situations and thinks she lacks self confidence.

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How friends help us feel confident

Published: October 22, 2011 | Last Updated: August 31, 2013 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Healthy friendships allow us to feel more confident in ourselves. Here’s how…

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A newish mother finds it hard to make new friends

Published: October 11, 2011 | Last Updated: October 11, 2011 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Making new friends takes time, self-confidence, and creativity   QUESTION Dear Irene, Friendships have become a sore point for me at this juncture in my life. I am in my 30s and have a lovely husband and toddler son. I used to work full time and hence, never really developed any friendships in my neighborhood. […]

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