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The Psychology Behind Ghosting

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 07.01.2015 | Women
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

The mysterious disappearing act newly popularized as "ghosting" surfaces as a frequent topic in psychotherapy. Ghosted individuals wonder how and why someone would suddenly disappear following a series of great dates or months of a great relationship.

The Art of Employee Termination

Debra Schindler Boltinghouse | Posted 11.30.2014 | Small Business
Debra Schindler Boltinghouse

Employee termination is a big topic that entrepreneurs don't get to read about very often or maybe don't want to read about very often. This is a subject that many would rather avoid until the moment actually arrives.

Going in a Different Direction

Deborah Gaines | Posted 06.30.2012 | Fifty
Deborah Gaines

In another lifetime, I was chief marketing officer for Dewey & LeBoeuf's predecessor, LeBoeuf Lamb. I was fired by a key player in today's drama back in 2007.

Getting Past "I Was Fired" on a Job Interview

Liz Ryan | Posted 01.15.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

It's no shame to admit that there are mismatches between people and other people, cultures and values and styles and priorities, every day. A mismatch doesn't mean that one person is right and the other one is wrong. It doesn't mean that people who get fired are useless and unworthy.

Girlfriends with Pink Slips

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

The support of female friends can help a woman get over the traumatic emotional and financial losses associated with being fired or let go. What can friends do?