Communicating clearly what I expect and accept is key. Prioritize yourself and your wellbeing, and discover what is true within you. Express your feelings and set your boundaries. The clearer the boundaries are, the fewer people will cross them. Expect more graceful, friction-free living.
It's hard to turn away and pretend nothing bad has happened. Paris and Beirut have suddenly become close next-doo...
Anyone can dash off an account of their childhood, told in hindsight with gratitude for the opportunities and challenges that helped them grow. But to convey not only what we've done and where we've been but also who we are, we sometimes need to also tell the history that's lodged in our bodies.
"The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from enemies... It comes from friends n' loved ones." ~Issac Beshevis Singer There is no...
Days have passed since I returned from a girlfriends' reunion and I am wallowing in happy memories. As we were celebrating our 'Medicare birthdays' and are now 65-years-old, the term girlfriend rightfully applies to what we were when we first met.
After our fun weekend together in Portland at the Brian Grant Foundation gala, Hadley and I texted nearly every week throughout the fall of 2011.
Pride happened. And with that kind of stubbornness, even a place of diamonds eventually would fall. But, sometimes, when you lament that friendships are harder to forge after graduation, you tell yourself, "At least we loved each other once."
One thing that pretty much everyone can agree on, however (okay, except for maybe the evolutionary psychologists, who never agree with anyone) is that female competition is an ugly thing. So here are ten ways to be a better, less competitive, less undermining friend to the fellow females in your life.
By: Dan Gentile Credit: Dan Gentile/Thrillist Before adulthood, new fri...
No one should go through a divorce alone. You need a robust support system, consisting largely of friends and family. But a funny thing happens in divorce: friendships seem to come and go.
In this very moment, I find myself ranting to a friend, as I continued to talk like my life depends upon it, she looks up from her bed cluttered with over-priced textbooks and said, "Why is college so bizarre?"
It's a very masculine trait, problem solving, one of the last remaining vestiges of working in a male dominated career and all those years of making it a priority to develop only the male side of my personality.
It's time to make sure our friendships are as healthy as they can be, because these are the relationships that help shape us into the strong and independent women we are today. Here are seven qualities of truly successful friendships.
This five-step process will help you get on the right path to healing from the loss of a friendship. I know it's already helping me.
Some women assume everything will be fine in their pregnancies, and find themselves shocked and reeling if it isn't. I was just the opposite -- certain something would go very wrong.
Exactly one month ago, I boarded a one-way flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. It was overbooked. When I waited at the gate, an airline attendant offered me a $500 voucher to not take the flight. I considered it. I've never left home in my life.