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Friendship Jealousy

Say Hello to a Common New Year Condition: 'The Envy and Jealousy Flu'

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

The "envy-jealousy" flew can hit anyone at any time. However, exhaustion, coupled by dashed hopes for the new year, can bring it on suddenly. When a friend's reaction is completely out of character, allowing the tincture of time and space is an important first step. Then, an honest sharing can usually bring healing as well as an even closer and more intimate friendship.

5 Steps to Fabulous Female Friendships

Nicole Leigh West | Posted 09.22.2014 | Women
Nicole Leigh West

It's not always easy, especially as women, to foster sincere friendships. The ego loves to sink its teeth into thoughts provoking jealousy, competitiveness and insecurity. Women often love to hate other women.

When You're the Last Single Gal Left

Akirah Robinson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Akirah Robinson

Being single can be tough, especially when most of your friends aren't. And boy, can I identify with this. Boy, can I ever...

I'm Feeling Great. Why Is She Hatin'?

Lori Bryant Woolridge | Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices
Lori Bryant Woolridge

Through the years, there have been occasions when the folks I thought had my back were some of the first to prick the bubble and let the air out of my excitement. Today, it is an annoyance that I've learned to ignore. Long ago, I learned never to give anyone the power to steal my joy.

FACE IT: Why Envy Can Make You a Great Friend

Michele Willens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michele Willens

Envy is truly a daisy chain. Everyone has someone they are more successful, and less successful, than.