Category Archives: Friendship

Warning Signs of a Toxic Friend in 2020

Life is not a bed of roses and we all deserve a loving friend to help us through it. Positive friendships aim at uplifting and empowering you, whereas toxic friendships will make you feel worthless. Blinded by their false charm or unnecessary forcefulness, we bend to their every command while receiving nothing in return. 8… Read More ›

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Friendship Burnout, it’s a thing

Whether you have been friends since you were children or just for a few months, it is possible to suffer friendship burnout. Yes, it’s a thing. Even the people you feel like you have a close connection with can eventually get under your skin.  You might start to feel like this person is driving you… Read More ›

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How does vulnerability strengthen friendships

Vulnerability is a tough thing. It means letting down barriers, opening your heart, and showing people who you really are. It is so easy nowadays to hide behind an electronic device. When we don’t show our vulnerability our friendships don’t go as deep. They are more surface-based friendships.  When you allow people to see you… Read More ›

When your BFF doesn’t support your relationship…

You have found “the one.” You are in love and elated. You share your excitement with your best friend expecting to receive support, hugs, and maybe even a “congrats.” But, instead, you are met with disdain. Your friend is less than happy for you. He, she, they thinks you are making a mistake.  Naturally, you… Read More ›

Do you have unrealistic expectations about friendships?

I hear from clients all the time about how they are not able to maintain their friendships. They are kicking themselves, feeling bad, for not keeping the same relationships with their friends over time.  They used to go over to their friends’ homes, talk on the phone daily, and share all of lives little moments.… Read More ›