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Friend Poaching

How Would You React if Your Friend Did THIS?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 01.29.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Amanda and Heather took to each other very quickly. So quickly that it became the three of us whenever something social was happening. I started to feel like the third wheel.

Friendship Calculus: The Problem of Three

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

QUESTION Hi Irene: Three friends never seem to work. One person always gets excluded in one way or another. I just moved to a new town where my husb...

Friend Poaching: It's Complicated

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

QUESTION Dear Irene, I'm 45 years old and feel like a 7th grader due to a mutual friend situation. I have been good friends with two neighbors for o...

Friend Poaching or Social Networking?

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

Friendships change over time. A friendship that is 'stolen' may have long been gone. It may offer the poachee an opportunity to change or get rid of a friendship that was draining or toxic in other ways.