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Friend Breakup

6 Signs It May Be Time to Break Up With Your Friend

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.01.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

Our friendships are a reflection of who we are. As we are growing and evolving as human beings, we may realize that some aspect of ourselves is no longer serving us. As a result, we may find ourselves needing to let friends go as well.

When Friendship Is Lost

Kathy Radigan | Posted 01.31.2015 | Women
Kathy Radigan

Something about the way Dave had said she was doing well let me know that all my unreturned phone calls, the quick greetings and the explanations that she had to run but would call me right back had nothing to do with her increased hours at work, her dad or anything else. It was me.

32 Things No One Wants To Hear After A Breakup

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 11.06.2014 | Divorce

"I never liked him." "You could do so much better." "Now you have time to work on yourself!" Sound familiar? The BuzzFeed video above spotlight...

Have You Had a Painful Breakup... With a Friend?

Jessica Smock | Posted 03.22.2014 | Women
Jessica Smock

When a friendship dies, women are left hurt, ashamed, angry and confused. Unlike romantic relationships -- in which there's generally the expectation of monogamy -- there's no such equivalent in friendship.

Why My New Year's Resolution Is to Let Go of My Best Friend

Jill Knapp | Posted 03.01.2014 | Women
Jill Knapp

About a year ago, give or take a few months, I had a big fight with my best friend. The kind of argument where you swear you're right, and so do they. The kind that leaves scars that tattoo you for years to come.

When You Know You Need To Break Up With A Friend

Aly Walansky | Posted 01.29.2014 | Women
Aly Walansky

Every friendship is different, and every end is thus unique. But how do we know when to say goodbye? And does that goodbye need to be accompanied with ensuing "breakup" drama?

How To Survive A Best Friend Breakup

Susannah Keogh | Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen
Susannah Keogh

But hey, what happens when that best friend and you are suddenly... over? In my case, our "breakup" happened in less than 24 hours; seven years of friendship gone just like that.

How To Know When You Need To Break Up With A Friend

Diane Gottsman | Posted 10.15.2013 | Women
Diane Gottsman

Every relationship has a season, some lasting a lifetime while others are meant to be only short term. It doesn't mean that they were not valuable relationships, only that you learned what you were supposed to learn, helped who you were supposed to help, and gained a lesson along the way.

When Friends Aren't Forever

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 08.24.2013 | Women
Nancy Doyle Palmer

It seems that some friendships are destined to fail, or perhaps just pause. Crises or shared experiences bring us together and then as time goes by, we discover our friend isn't the person we thought she was.

5 Women Who Have 'Broken Up' With Their BFFs

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.11.2013 | Women

Romantic breakups aren't the only kind that sting. Earlier this month, after writer and editor Natalie Kon-yu shared her experience severing ties w...

Drawing Lines In the Sand After a Friendship Breakup

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, I had a very painful falling out with a really close friend several months ago. Being somewhat older than me, this woman was like...

How To Cope With The Loss Of A Friendship

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Continuing to ruminate about the lost friendship will only make you more depressed rather than bringing about closure. Instead, try to reframe your thinking to allow for the possibility that it had more to do with her than with you.