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When A Friend is Unreliable: You Can’t Count on Her!

Published: March 2, 2022 | Last Updated: April 5, 2022 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
When A Friend is Unreliable: You Can’t Count on Her!

When a friend is unreliable, it can be very disappointing, and consistently breaking appointments can be a friendship-killer

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Furious when a close friend is a no-show

Published: July 14, 2015 | By | 28 Replies Continue Reading

A woman wonders whether she should end a friendship over a July 4th no-show.

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My flaky friend makes me feel disposable

Published: March 30, 2015 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle a flaky friend who disappears on you from time to time?

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My Disappointing Maid of Honor

Published: August 22, 2014 | Last Updated: April 2, 2024 By | 18 Replies Continue Reading
My Disappointing Maid of Honor

What do you do what a maid of honor doesn’t seem to share your excitement about the wedding?

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I’m 14 years old and my best friend is unreliable

Published: August 11, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

How should a young teen handle a friend who is unreliable and doesn’t always consider her feelings?

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Parenting: Dealing with unreliable moms

Published: July 30, 2014 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

A mom says her kids are disappointed when their friends are no-shows because they have unreliable moms.

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My friend didn’t show up at my birthday party

Published: March 11, 2014 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

Having a friend who is a no-show is disappointing but it’s worse when it’s your birthday party.

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My friend is a no-show without a reasonable explanation

Published: January 29, 2014 | Last Updated: January 29, 2014 By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

It’s upsetting when a friend is a no-show especially if she doesn’t have a good explanation.

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My close friend seems to have dropped off the face of the earth

Published: November 2, 2012 | Last Updated: November 7, 2012 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

I have a friend whom I met in college. We have been close friends over the past 20 years—or so I thought. I look back now and realize that whenever she was in a relationship (which wasn’t often) that her friendships went to the backburner.

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How to handle a fizzling friendship

Published: November 28, 2009 | Last Updated: November 28, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION   Dear Irene, I’ve been friends for three years with a guy at my office. We became friends after a really rough period in which I was demoted, isolated, and treated quite shabbily, though I couldn’t afford to leave and wasn’t in the best psychological state to do so (like, I was in need […]

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