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20 Ways Married Women Let Our Single Friends Down

Wendy Widom | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women
Wendy Widom

If you're like me, you figured out pretty quickly that marriage is not a magic bullet. It does not take away your problems or improve your self-esteem. So, why do we subtly pressure our friends to join us?

Why'd Your Friends Bail After Your Split?

Nancy Fagan | Posted 11.26.2011 | Divorce
Nancy Fagan

A marriage isn't the only thing that gets torn apart in a divorce, so do friendships. When you officially declare that your marriage is over, some friends not only react out of character (not returning calls), but sometimes disappear from your life without as much as a goodbye.

Why Can't Divorced Women Be Friends With Married Men?

Vicki Abelson | Posted 10.24.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Abelson

It's my... second divorce, I'm a two-time loser. To some of my girlfriends that makes me a winner. The mixed perception and reality that now I'm in the enviable position of starting over, from scratch, like a new cookie recipe. This scares and thrills them at the same time.

Sh*t Your Married Friends Say

Oritte Bendory | Posted 09.10.2011 | Divorce
Oritte Bendory

When I was married, I didn't have any divorced friends. But if I did, I'm sure I would have tried to give them advice--the misdirected kind, skewed by...

To the Lonely Married Women

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

The false belief that marriage will automatically lead to a sense of being heard, seen, known and loved may cause some women to enter into relationships that make their loneliness worse.

Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Olds: Work Spouses - Risky business?

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

With more women entering the workplace, it's not surprising that many develop extraordinarily close ties with colleagues, both male and female. To lea...