Tag: Weddings

In the Media – When all your friends get married in the same year (Brides)

Published: November 1, 2015 | Last Updated: November 1, 2015 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – When all your friends get married in the same year (Brides)

How do you handle the stress when all your friends get married, almost at once?

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Bridesmaids Advice: Friendships first, bridesmaids second

Published: September 12, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Bridesmaids Advice: Friendships first, bridesmaids second

A shy young woman worries about having no close friends to ask as bridesmaids.

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Not Invited to the Wedding: What Should She Do?

Published: October 14, 2011 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Not everyone is invited to a wedding but how do you handle the hurt when your best friend leaves you off the guest list of her son’s wedding?   Read my anwer on NBC Universal Life Goes Strong.    

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Surprise! She’s back…

Published: April 7, 2011 | Last Updated: April 7, 2011 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, Recently discovered your column (it’s awesome) and hope you can help me gain some perspective.   I was introduced to my husband by my good friend. She was dating his best friend at the time. She and her boyfriend broke up, but we continued to be friends until I stopped hearing from […]

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Chelsea’s Getting Married: What about her friends?

Published: July 31, 2010 | Last Updated: July 31, 2020 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

On choosing which friends to invite when you’re getting married…

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For Better or For Worse: Weddings and Friendship

Published: February 9, 2009 | Last Updated: February 23, 2021 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Weddings can be taxing to any bride’s friendships.

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‘Girls’ Night Out’ Takes a Hit with the Economic Downturn

Published: October 20, 2008 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

However and wherever you live, the effects of the economic downturn have been pervasive, leaving few of us unscathed. They’re even affecting our friendships!   With the cost of entertainment, transportation and meals skyrocketing, there’s a natural tendency to hunker down, cocoon at home, and reduce spending. "In times like this, everyone is looking for […]

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