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Toxic Friendships

Is It Time for a Friend Detox?

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 03.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

We have an opportunity in life to make every second fantastic, and it starts with you and your friends. Surround yourself with positive, supportive people, and you will immediately see the quality of your life expand.

7 Steps To Freeing Yourself From Toxic Relationships This Year

Avril Carruthers | Posted 03.07.2014 | Women
Avril Carruthers

Often, we find ourselves inadvertently repeating the habitual relational patterns of our family of origin. Being aware of this can allow us the space to make different decisions about how we want to be. But it's hard work. Old emotional ties can make this a sticky process.

7 Toxic Friends You Didn't Know You Had

Posted 08.20.2013 | OWN

These friendships aren't as healthy as they might seem

Signs Of A Toxic Friendship, From Dr. Irene Levine (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

How do you know when a friendship is broken beyond repair? Friendship expert Dr. Irene Levine outlined the three signs of a toxic friendship when she ...

Help! How Do I Dump A Toxic Friend?

| Posted 04.26.2012 | Teen

By Brenda Salinas As survivors of Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts and summer camp, teenagers know that BFFs aren’t always forever. Unfortunately, that...

What to Do When Your Daughter's Friend Is a Bully

Signe Whitson | Posted 05.01.2012 | Parents
Signe Whitson

When kids understand what a healthy friendship should look and feel like, they are best equipped to extricate themselves from friendships that are toxic and damaging.

10 Steps to End a Toxic Relationship

Therese Borchard | Posted 08.28.2011 | Women
Therese Borchard

A relationship doesn't have to be romantic to fall into the "toxic" category. Many friendships, including mother-daughter and boss-employee qualify. If someone is bringing you down consistently, chances are that your relationship with him is toxic.

The Single Best Way to Tell if You Have Outgrown a Friendship

Margaret Ruth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Ruth

If one person has done something such as become healthier, develop new interests or changed what s/he wants in a friendship, then the friendship has to change along.