Tag: social media

Can’t stop thinking about a lost friendship

Published: May 20, 2015 | By | 25 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman can’t stop thinking about her ex-friend.

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What can you do if a friend blocks you on social media?

Published: May 18, 2015 | By | 31 Replies Continue Reading

If a friend blocks you on social media, it feels as if a door has been slammed in your face.

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In the Media – Reconnecting on Facebook

Published: April 16, 2015 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Reconnecting on Facebook

A story in the Khaleej Times (Dubai) talks about friends who are reconnecting on Facebook.

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Research looks at the emotional impact of spending time on Facebook

Published: April 7, 2015 | Last Updated: April 7, 2015 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Research looks at the emotional impact of spending time on Facebook

If you are already depressed, spending too much time on Facebook can make you feel worse.

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In the Media – On ending virtual friendships (Salon)

Published: November 6, 2014 | Last Updated: November 6, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On ending virtual friendships (Salon)

Journalist Mary Mann recently wrote a fascinating essay in Salon on virtual friendships.

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When a friend with mental health problems makes you a scapegoat

Published: October 5, 2014 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

If you have become the scapegoat, you may need to back off from the friendship.

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Moving forward after a hoax

Published: September 10, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A woman still feels heartsick about a hoax she perpetrated on a best friend years ago.

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Babies, dogs and Facebook friends

Published: August 1, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Babies, dogs and Facebook friends

The etiquette of responding to Facebook friends is murky and can inadvertently causes rifts and misunderstandings, even between good friends.

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There’s no such thing as an easy breakup between friends

Published: August 10, 2011 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 19 Replies Continue Reading

In an article entitled — "IT’S NOT U, IT’S ME 🙁" — in last weekend’s New York Times Magazine, Benoit Denizet-Lewis describes a one-day crash-course called "Healthy Breakups," held last month in Boston. Sponsored by the Boston Public Health Commission in collaboration with Northeastern University, the conference was intended to help teen participants learn how […]

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Path: The “less social” approach to TMI?

Published: November 15, 2010 | Last Updated: November 15, 2010 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Like the seasonal flu, we all get a touch of social media fatigue from time to time. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare or something else, there are days when there’s too much information (TMI) out there-from too many people who are actually pretty peripheral to our lives. We worry about privacy, too, and whether […]

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