Layers of Gossip

Layers of Gossip

The November friendship question for my column at The HerStories Project centers on the issue of gossip and how much we actually want to (and should) know about what other people say about us. Here’s a riddle: If friend ‘A’ tells you something that...
Guest Post at Beyond Your Blog

Guest Post at Beyond Your Blog

I have a guest post this week at the FABULOUS site Beyond Your Blog! It’s about how friends and family might respond to your writing successes. Most will ignore your work, by the way, but that’s not such a terrible option. We writers produce way more than...
October Friendship Question + Giveaway

October Friendship Question + Giveaway

You guys! I’ve been in the friendship advice gig for two years. TWO YEARS. It’s cliche to say it feels like just yesterday that Jessica and Stephane at The HerStories Project presented me with the idea to write the “HerTake” advice column for...
The Unexpected Sweetness of Facebook

The Unexpected Sweetness of Facebook

Rosh Hashanah and its symbolic sweet honey cake gave me a new appreciation of Facebook this week. Do you like honey cake? Neither do I. I don’t know anyone who craves honey in the form of a dark, dense cake. And that is why I was surprised when my childhood friend,...
The Friend Who Ignores You on Facebook

The Friend Who Ignores You on Facebook

This month’s friendship question is not only about a friend who ignores another friend on Facebook. It will help anyone who has been on the receiving end of passive aggressive behavior, whether online or offline. But it will also help anyone who might read too...