Some helpful tips on determining what kinds of "friends" your son or daughter has.
Friends are supposed to be there through thick and thin, including relationships! Here are mistakes to avoid from taking sides, trash-talking, playing attorney and more.
When Annika found out that Greg had cheated on her, she was flooded with emotions. In their 12 years of marriage, nothing like this had every happened to them before. Annika’s feelings were very complicated to her, and she struggled to understand them. She described her reaction when she Greg first revealed his affair: "I felt sad, yes, and angry. But I also felt very isolated—I didn’t know how I would ever be able to face my friends." What Annika didn’t realize is that many of her friends have experienced infidelity in their relationships.
For every Facebook article extolling its virtues, there’s another that warns of its dire social consequences. Do we feel validated by our social media friends, or devastated by them? Does Facebook increase our loneliness, or help us feel connected? The key to determining whether you’re on-line too much or need more face-time is to consider how you use social media, and how you experience the consequences.
My daughter is in her first year of high school and navigating the world of girl drama, boyfriends and school dances. As painful as it can be to watch her suffer through some of this, I want her to know a few things that I wish I'd known at her age.
I have always been a very positive, outgoing woman but I've lived most of my life without positive female friendships. So, I decided to make a concerted effort to cultivate friendships with healthy, inspiring, communicative women, and here's what I have learned.
In basketball, a rebound is a successful act of a team gaining control of the ball after a missed shot. However, in dating, a rebound can often be an unsuccessful attempt to date someone who recently came out of a relationship. If you are dating someone on the rebound, it's important to have a clear understanding of where they are emotionally before fully committing yourself. Although some rebound relationships turn into lifelong loves, it's best to look at the big picture before planning your happily ever after.
Are you among the 38% who made New Year's Resolutions to take better care of their bodies? If so, you're not alone. But while almost 50% of us make resolutions in January, 25% of all Resolvers don't make it past Week One (per Betterment.com). Why is it so easy to take care of our boyfriends, galpals and loved ones but so hard to take care of ourselves? Perhaps because few of us actually treat ourselves like our own best friends -- which we are!
Even if a married couple gets divorced, the ideal setting would be to maintain friendship, especially if they have children yet to continue to nurture through the years. You don’t want them to remember your marriage as a horror story. In this article, we will share 7 ways on how to maintain friendship with your ex-spouse after a divorce.
With Valentine's Day a mere six weeks away, retailers and storefronts have begun the great love day marketing push. If you are ready to find a partner for a date, an event or for life, now is the time. At the start of the year, more people are open to the opportunity to meet someone as part of their New Year's resolutions or simply to start the new year off with a fresh start. Here's a few suggestions for looking for love in all the right places.
By GalTime's Funny Gal, Jenny from the Blog, Jenny Isenman, for GalTime.com At a conference I attended earlier this year, I heard the amazing Brene Brown give a speech about “Move-a-Body-Friends” (MABF’s): People you could call in the middle of the night to come over and dispose of a body, no questions asked.
People have been debating whether or not men and women can be "just friends" for years. In the movies when you have a best friend of the opposite sex (that is heterosexual) your story line can only end two ways: in eternal love or in heartbreak.