Three Years of Friendship Advice

Three Years of Friendship Advice

It’s National Friendship Day! I’m not sure how that’s supposed to play out in real life, so I am “celebrating” by acknowledging I’ve given three years of friendship advice at The HerStories Project. And in those three years...
A Friend Who Only Texts

A Friend Who Only Texts

The July friendship question is in. As always, I did my best to answer, but I’d love to hear other opinions about how to handle a relationship where one friend wants to talk on the phone and the other will only text. A modern problem indeed! I didn’t talk...
Problems Traveling With Friends

Problems Traveling With Friends

The June friendship column at The HerStories Project is a response to a letter about a botched weekend away with friends. How can the letter writer successfully plan on traveling with friends in the future? Do you like to go away with a group of friends? Do you ever...
May Friendship Advice: Forcing a Friendship

May Friendship Advice: Forcing a Friendship

May’s friendship advice starts with a letter from a woman (I’m assuming a young woman–hopefully I wasn’t too harsh in my answer) who has her sights focused on making one particular friend her best friend. From the letter it is clear that this...
April Friendship Advice: After The Kids Break Up

April Friendship Advice: After The Kids Break Up

For my April friendship column I tackled a question I’ve received a few times in my inbox and numerous times in person. It’s all about how to stay friends with someone after your kids stop being friends. When I reached out to some of my wise confidantes,...