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What Do You Do When An Online Friendship Begins To Feel Creepy?

Published: July 2, 2021 | Last Updated: July 28, 2021 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading
What Do You Do When An Online Friendship Begins To Feel Creepy?

A teenager is involved in an awkward online friendship that is making her feel increasingly uncomfortable. She asks what to do.

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Tips for breaking up with a friend

Published: January 18, 2016 | Last Updated: November 14, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Tips for breaking up with a friend

Read Dr. Levine’s recent article in Fitness Republic that offers advice on breaking up with a friend.

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15 Ways to make friends at a new school

Published: September 8, 2015 | Last Updated: September 8, 2015 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
15 Ways to make friends at a new school

At the beginning of the school year, The Friendship Doctor always receive lots of questions from students who are worried about making friends at a new school—as well notes from their concerned parents. Whatever your age or circumstances, change is hard and can be challenging to friendships.

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In the Media – When your partner dislikes your friends

Published: July 15, 2015 | Last Updated: July 15, 2015 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – When your partner dislikes your friends

Wall Street Journal columnist Elizabeth Bernstein tackles the thorny question of what to do when your partner dislikes your friends.

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15 Tips for making friends at school this year

Published: August 24, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
15 Tips for making friends at school this year

Contributor Amy Feld has been fielding a lot of questions from teens concerned about making friends at school this year. She offers some savvy tips for making friends (and being a good friend) in high school.

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From the Friendship Forums: Balancing Friend-Time with Me-Time

Published: May 26, 2012 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

A reader offers pointers that worked for her—for people who tend toward introversion and know they require me-time before and after being with others.

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From the Friendship Forums – On Learning from Past Mistakes

Published: April 18, 2012 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

I’ve had years of unsuccessful female relationships. I’m 46 years old now and have no true friends anymore. I’ve really looked at myself and my former friends to learn from past mistakes. My personal opinion is that many, not all, of the mistakes my friends and I made are more typical of women than men. […]

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A Refrigerator List: 5 simple ways to improve your friendships

Published: January 1, 2012 | Last Updated: January 3, 2016 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

As the New Year starts, here are five ways to improve your friendships.

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How to Revive a Dormant Friendship

Published: October 24, 2011 | Last Updated: October 24, 2011 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

I recently spoke with my friend/writer colleague, Lola Augustine Brown of Best Health Magazine, about some tips for resuscitating a fading or faded friendship.   BH: Are there any rules for when you should just leave someone alone or when it is perfectly acceptable to get in touch after the friendship has lain dormant? IL: […]

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Guest Post: 10 Tips for Making Friends on the Open Road

Published: June 17, 2011 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Some women are reluctant to travel alone. But even if you start out as a single, you can make friends along the way. Evelyn Hannon (AKA The Journeywoman) was kind enough to share some of the tried and true ways she has learned to make friends on her travels. By Evelyn Hannon, The Journeywoman Remember […]

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