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The 5 Biggest Friendship Mistakes Women Make

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Women
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

We all want those really easy, meaningful, comfortable and deep friendships with no drama, right? Most of us are silently suffering from some form of loneliness as we just keep waiting for those relationships to fall in our laps, the way little girls look for little fairies hovering over flowers.

Let's Get in the Car and Drive

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 04.13.2014 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

Neither one of us has a tendency to dwell on the past. The mistakes we've made, the hardships that befell us. Time does not stand still, we realized neither could we.

Stranger Than Science Fiction

Felice Shapiro | Posted 02.16.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

So, like the waters of Europa, new signs of life and friendship emerge in the very same universe I have already been wandering in.

Steven: Los Angeles, Nov. 19, 2007

Robert G. Zuckerman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert G. Zuckerman

"Can I help you find anything?" he asks. "How 'bout the meaning of life?" I reply. Without hesitation, he tells me, "That's two aisles over, middle shelf, in a small can!"

New Friends, Lost Friends, Found Friends And Old Friends

Jim Higley | Posted 08.22.2012 | Fifty
Jim Higley

Every once in a while, my kids have to sit through my lecture about friends. I give it when one of their friendships fizzles, a pal peters out or a BFF suddenly goes MIA.

There's No Place Like Home Once I've Moved Away

Nicolas Schmidt | Posted 05.01.2012 | College
Nicolas Schmidt

I don't recognize myself in the landscape of Princeton. Although it is often incredibly beautiful, I feel removed from its beauty, as if I were looking at a postcard.

Yes, Virginia, friendships fade

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

QUESTION Dear Irene, I am in my late 50s and feel discouraged to discover that all of my friendships seem so fluid. I've had very good friends durin...

Adult Friendship 101: Tips For Making New Friends After 35

Melanie Gorman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Melanie Gorman

There's no easy way, once you're over a certain age, to make new friends, so here are five tips for creating new adult friendships.

With Friends Like These--When Do You Forgive and Forget?

Sally Koslow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sally Koslow

What I've learned -- the hard way -- is that you have to lower expectations and try to appreciate people for whatever positives they offer, hoping the negatives get buried under shinier moments.

Speed-Friending: Helping Busy Women to Connect

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

Sad but true: The large majority of female friendships come to an end. So women need to replenish their inventory from time to time.