I find your blog very interesting and often moving. Sometimes my own circumstances mirror those of others who write to you. I'm 6...
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I am a forty-something woman with no kids. I used to have friends, a life and a career. Then we moved to a rural area for my husband's job in the UK and five years on, I seem to have nothing.
I want to go to a workplace party this Christmas, but the idea of standing in a crowded room on my own fills me with dread.
Here are some possible reasons that someone might have difficulty developing close, reciprocal relationships with friends.
I read another post on your blog regarding a daughter who felt like an outcast. My own daughter was in tears last night because...
As hokey as it sounds, a smile and sincere expression of interest in another person are the first small steps towards making a new friend.
You may be making bad choices when you choose potential friends. The odds are better that a friendship will "stick" when two people have a common thread, such as a shared interest.
Just because two female friends are close doesn't mean that their spouses will feel the same way about one another.
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