Tag: Spontaneous friend

On missing old friends

Published: December 5, 2014 | Last Updated: December 6, 2014 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman from Sweden laments missing old friends from whom she’s drifted apart.

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To find new friends, follow your interests

Published: March 6, 2014 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Following your interests may be more effective than looking for new friends, per se.

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Why is it so hard finding a spontaneous friend to hang out with?

Published: November 16, 2012 | By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

I never had a lot of close friends when I was younger but I always had a couple, and my best friend was my husband. I also have four children. My husband died two years ago after a bout with cancer (at home) and my children are now grown and live in different areas. Two of my best friends moved to other states and I now have only one friend left, who also moved to another city.

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Rent-A-Friend: What do you think?

Published: July 29, 2010 | Last Updated: August 8, 2023 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

This morning a reporter from a German newspaper called to ask my thoughts about Rent-A-Friend.

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What is a Spontaneous Friend?

Published: April 30, 2010 | Last Updated: March 14, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

She’s the kind of friend whom you can ask to come over right away to help you decide what to wear tonight—or the friend who’ll be sitting with you as you wait for your repeat mammography that was only scheduled this morning. She’s the person you can call on a Saturday afternoon to go for a walk in the park because the foliage is at its peak—or the one who will run over to TJ Maxx with you within a half hour of closing just to see what’s there.

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