Tag: Triangle

I left my best friend after she had an affair: Was I wrong?

Published: July 31, 2012 | Last Updated: October 28, 2012 By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

About six months ago, my BFF of 10 years, Penny, confided that she was having an affair with our mutual close friend, Amy’s, husband. Our families are all friends and her burdening me with this information was extremely difficult for me.

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The Kiss: Do you think her best friend will forgive her?

Published: December 14, 2011 | Last Updated: September 4, 2014 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Two friends have a fallout when one of them kisses the other’s ex.

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Am I Right To Feel Excluded and Violated By My Friend?

Published: September 2, 2011 | Last Updated: November 4, 2021 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
Am I Right To Feel Excluded and Violated By My Friend?

In threesomes, it’s common for one person to feel excluded. It may turn out that the other two people feel closer to each other than they do to you.

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Owning up to a mistake in judgment

Published: August 29, 2009 | Last Updated: March 29, 2011 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene: About 8 months ago, I had my heart broken by my best friend of three years. Liz and a guy I had been dating for a short time slept together after they had been drinking excessively. Liz and the guy, Dave, had been friends since high school and she was the one […]

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In friends we trust—until they let us down

Published: April 21, 2009 | Last Updated: October 29, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

When friends we trust have a lapse in judgment, it can be difficult to get over.

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Escaping from a toxic triangle

Published: January 21, 2009 | Last Updated: January 22, 2009 By | 72 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I’m a 40-year-old woman who feels like she’s back in junior high. I have three kids who are very involved in sports and activities. Over the last four years, my husband and I developed a group of friends with kids the same ages. My closest friend in the group was a woman […]

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Reader Q & A: Mean Girls

Published: December 8, 2008 | Last Updated: December 8, 2008 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Dr. Levine, It’s been about 5 months since I broke up with my boyfriend due to conflicting schedules, frequent disagreements and life stresses. This guy was friends with my ex-girlfriend for over 15 years and I was friends with her for 10 years. He took me to this party and I had no […]

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