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,...
Friends Who Cancel

Friends Who Cancel

At my friendship column for March I answered a letter from a woman who says her friends often cancel plans or change the plans at the last minute. Is this an expected part of being an understanding friend or does this letter writer have especially...
Friendship At Work: January Advice

Friendship At Work: January Advice

Dear Nina, I considered “Liz” one of my closest friends. Last year, we spent almost every weekend together. We even took a vacation together the year before that. I know her family well and have been to her house various times. Recently, however, she has been avoiding...
Last Days of 39

Last Days of 39

When playwright, Elyzabeth Gregory Wilder, asked me to participate in her 40 Lunches project, I was hesitant at first. Don’t get me wrong; I said yes right away. Elyzabeth’s side project and the side website to go with it is the kind of idea I wish I had...
Friendship Advice: A Jealous Spouse

Friendship Advice: A Jealous Spouse

It’s time for the December friendship question! And it’s all about how a jealous spouse might influence a friendship. While the theme this month may seem like an issue about opposite sex friends (and yes, that is part of it), there are really two bigger...