Hoarding Your Friends

Hoarding Your Friends

The friendship question at my column this month is about friendship connectors vs. hoarders. Of all the questions I’ve received in two years, this is one I could relate to almost word for word. Luckily it was an issue I resolved for myself years ago. (Not many,...
Back in Touch With an Ex-Friend After a Loss

Back in Touch With an Ex-Friend After a Loss

Have you ever attempted to get back in touch with an ex-friend after hearing bad new about her family or even good news? Do you think it’s a wise idea to dip back into the past this way, or is it better to leave well enough alone? This month’s friendship...
Dispelling Myths

Dispelling Myths

This has been a busier than usual blogging week with the theme of “dispelling myths” woven throughout. I did not intend for that to happen! MONDAY: “THE MYTH OF BLOGGING TURF” This post (on my own blog) had more traffic than anything I’ve...
The Habit of Doubt

The Habit of Doubt

Everyone who reads for pleasure has favorite writers. Personally, I could never name just one favorite, but a list would be simple. I think we gravitate to certain authors based on topics or style, though in the case of “favorites,” I’d argue...