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Owning Up To A Mistake in Judgment

Published: April 2, 2024 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Anyone can make a mistake in judgment but it’s reasonable to expect a good friend to own up to her mistake.

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A Reader Asks: Is This Lifelong Friendship Toxic?

Published: July 19, 2021 | Last Updated: July 24, 2021 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
A Reader Asks: Is This Lifelong Friendship Toxic?

A discordant lifelong friendship extending over decades between two “third-age” friends falls apart and one woman wants out.

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In the Media – When a friendship isn’t worth your time (Bustle)

Published: June 4, 2016 | Last Updated: June 4, 2016 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – When a friendship isn’t worth your time (Bustle)

Check out some of the signs that suggest a friendship is no longer worth keeping on Bustle.

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Unnecessary drama with friends at my gym

Published: March 17, 2016 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A woman in her 50’s feels sucked into a drama at her gym.

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Toxic friendship: A friend who saps your energy

Published: January 23, 2016 | By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

If a friend consistently saps your energy and leaves you feeling drained, it is a one-sided friendship.

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Should you drop a toxic friend? (The Journal News – NY)

Published: November 28, 2014 | Last Updated: November 28, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
Should you drop a toxic friend? (The Journal News – NY)

Reporter Linda Lombroso of the Journal News (a Gannett paper) interviewed The Friendship Doctor about how to deal with a toxic friend.

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A teen asks: Should I cut off this friendship?

Published: November 11, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading

A 17-year-old with problems has a friend with another set of problems and wonders if she should cut off the relationship.

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In the Media – 7 Signs you are in a toxic friendship (Real Simple)

Published: September 18, 2014 | Last Updated: May 24, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – 7 Signs you are in a toxic friendship (Real Simple)

In Real Simple Magazine, Samantha Zabell writes about the signs of a toxic friendships.

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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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