Tag: single mom

Depressed With No Friends

Published: October 29, 2016 | Last Updated: January 6, 2022 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

A stay-at-home 51-year-old single mom is depressed with no friends; the relationship between depression and social anxiety is complicated. 

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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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Single moms need friends

Published: May 23, 2014 | Last Updated: May 23, 2014 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
Single moms need friends

Wealthy Single Mommy Emma Johnson maintains that single moms may need friends more than anyone.

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A single mom has trouble making friends

Published: January 5, 2014 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

It’s common for a single mom to feel left out of friendships.

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Friendship: The importance of showing up

Published: March 29, 2010 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 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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Friends don’t judge—or do they?

Published: April 15, 2009 | Last Updated: August 1, 2013 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

Some people feel just the way you do—that friends don’t judge each other. Others feel just as strongly they should be honest and tell a friend when she is doing something risky or hurtful.

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Reader Q & A: Why did she dump me?

Published: November 17, 2008 | Last Updated: November 17, 2008 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION: Hi Irene, I telephoned a girlfriend today for a chat and to see how see was doing and she hit me with a bombshell. She politely told me that she saw no point in continuing our friendship. She said she was making positive changes in her life and I wasn’t included. We have had […]

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