Tag: shut out

Shut out by friends

Published: July 29, 2016 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A reader asks how to handle being shut out by a whole group of friends.

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Shut out of my best friend without explanation

Published: May 27, 2015 | By | 27 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is perplexed when she is shut out and her best friend suddenly severs their friendship.

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Finding it difficult to let go of an ex-friend

Published: August 10, 2012 | Last Updated: October 28, 2012 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

I’m finding it difficult to let go of an ex-friend. We went to school together and, by pure luck, ended up working in the same company.
Things were awesome at first. We would cry, laugh and do a lot of things together. We ended up sharing a place, which I now think was a bad move for our friendship.

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Friends: From almost-sisters to almost strangers

Published: April 13, 2011 | Last Updated: April 15, 2011 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, My best friend of 18 years always called me "the sister she never had". We live in the same city and used to talk on the phone at least 5 to 10 times a day and got together frequently. About two years ago she and her husband began divorce proceedings. I tried […]

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Moving on after a breakup

Published: November 26, 2009 | Last Updated: November 26, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, I have been reading the questions and answers on your website and finding them very helpful. I thought I would write and ask my own question. I have a friend with whom I’m currently going through a break up.   For a year or so, she’s either ignored me or shut me […]

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