Tag: toxic friendship

Friendship by the Book: Interview with Camilla Way, author of Watching Edie

Published: August 2, 2016 | Last Updated: August 30, 2016 By | 26 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Interview with Camilla Way, author of Watching Edie

Win a copy of Watching Edie, a new novel by Camilla Way…

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Doomed friendship: A teacher gets too friendly with a parent of a child in her classroom

Published: June 21, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

She worries that the friendship is doomed and wants to keep it amicable.

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In the Media – 4 Ways to Fix a Toxic Friendship (Huffington Post)

Published: August 1, 2014 | Last Updated: August 1, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – 4 Ways to Fix a Toxic Friendship (Huffington Post)

Linda Melone writes offer four strategies to effectively fix a toxic friendship.

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In the Media – Can friends can be bad for your health? (NextAvenue.com)

Published: July 22, 2014 | Last Updated: July 22, 2014 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Can friends can be bad for your health? (NextAvenue.com)

A recent study conducted by Carnegie Mellon University suggests that some friends may be bad for your health.

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Reader Wisdom: On Handling a Toxic Friendship

Published: February 22, 2014 | Last Updated: August 3, 2021 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A reader explains why she hung on to a toxic friendship.

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Taking Stock of a Friendship in Black and White

Published: January 18, 2012 | Last Updated: January 18, 2012 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

When it comes to friendship, sometimes you just have to cut your losses   QUESTION Dear Irene, My husband and I have been friends with a married couple for approximately three years, who have many children and a multitude of different issues in their life. I have always been there for both of them and […]

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Guest Post: How To Handle Toxic Teen friendships

Published: April 8, 2011 | Last Updated: May 2, 2021 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Teens are hard-pressed to know when they should phase out a friendship—even toxic teen friendships.

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Toxic friendships: It takes two

Published: March 14, 2011 | Last Updated: November 22, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

It takes two people to define a friendship. So if your friend has no boundaries, it’s also true that you haven’t set any limits.

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The friendship pause that refreshes

Published: November 23, 2010 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have a group of girlfriends, basically six of us, who’ve known each other since high school. Anyway, I got very close with three of them: Annie, Carole and Beth. I thought we would be best friends forever just like in the movies. I was, and probably still am, very insecure. I […]

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When A Friend Complains About Your Kid

Published: July 6, 2010 | Last Updated: September 5, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading

When another mother complains about your kid, it can really stress the adult friendship. In this case, it killed it.

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