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How do I handle a messy friend breakup?

Published: June 6, 2011 | Last Updated: June 6, 2011 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, A few months ago, I had a horrible falling out with my closest friend of 15 years. She had been such a solid fixture in my life for so long that I’m feeling rather unmoored. It was – up to this point – a really wonderful friendship.   On the night that […]

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Befriending a “bad egg” in the office

Published: November 30, 2009 | Last Updated: May 6, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Don’t give up all your other office relationships because of one bad egg!

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Obsessed by a breakup

Published: November 23, 2009 | Last Updated: November 23, 2009 By | 16 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene: I, too, have recently had a friendship break up with my bf. We both had a stressful year, I lost my job and she has had various stresses. She told me I was too intense, despite the fact that I tried not to call or ask her to go out too often. […]

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Could YOU be a toxic friend? 5 Sure Signs

Published: September 28, 2009 | Last Updated: September 28, 2009 By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

After a tiff with your BFF, it’s natural to get upset and ask yourself (or a third person), "What’s wrong with her?" That’s because it’s much easier for all of us to recognize blemishes or faults in our friends than it is to look in the mirror. But if you’re finding that you’re having frequent […]

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