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Breaking Up With Friends

See Ya, Facebook

Jesse Michener | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Jesse Michener

The endless scrolling, the incessant search for something new, the countless clicks and tangents that filled my spare and not-so-spare minutes -- like a forbidden fruit, its sweetness masked its poison as it pulled me farther away from living with intention.

How To End A Friendship (Without Actually Saying It's Over)

Rachel Jacobson | Posted 04.29.2014 | Teen
Rachel Jacobson

The following are five scenarios for which one can nonchalantly end a friendship and unfortunately begin another's Via Dolorosa.

How To Survive A Best Friend Breakup

Susannah Keogh | Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen
Susannah Keogh

But hey, what happens when that best friend and you are suddenly... over? In my case, our "breakup" happened in less than 24 hours; seven years of friendship gone just like that.

When It's Time to Let a Friend Go

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 09.11.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

How do you know when a friendship ends? Especially with the eternally open window that is Facebook? Seeing those images made me realize that those women, once my nearest and dearest, are no longer part of my life.

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 ...

How To Break Up With A Friend, From Dr. Irene Levine (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Everybody has their limits! This week on Mondays With Marlo, friendship expert Dr. Irene Levine told me that you should give your friends the benefit ...

When Your Friend Is Too Clingy, From Dr. Irene Levine (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

If you've got a friend who just won't give you space, it may be time to take a step back from your relationship. Friendship expert Dr. Irene Levine we...

Dr. Irene Levine With Marlo Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Friendships can be such a rewarding part of our lives -- our friends provide comfort, encouragement, companionship and so much more. Some friendships ...

WATCH: Your Turn: Breaking Up With Friends

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

Breaking up with a friend is a sad thing, but it happens. People drift apart or simply have different interests as time goes on. Have you ever drifted...

A Guide To Breaking Up With Your Roommate

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 07.12.2012 | College

Possibly more awkward than defriending your crazy uncle on Facebook, and definitely more awkward than not calling the waiter who left discreetly slipp...

Strindberg & Helium: What Can a Cartoon Show us about Unbalanced Friendships?

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 06.17.2012 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

I've always wondered how you could be a good friend, set boundaries, and still be connected meaningfully to the people you care for -- even if they have a tough time caring for themselves.

Drawing Lines In the Sand After a Friendship Breakup

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 10.03.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Hi Irene, I had a very painful falling out with a really close friend several months ago. Being somewhat older than me, this woman was like...

Knowing When To Break Up With Friends Online... And In Real Life

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

A big part of growing up is figuring out what's important to us in a friend. But equally, it's about realizing when it's time to move on.

'Frenemy' Enters the Friendship Lexicon

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Irene S. Levine

"Our friends are often like a second family, so it's inevitable that drama can arise."