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How do you cope? QUIZ

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Friend or Friendly – Can you tell the difference?

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Guest, Angelica Holiday, shares her ideas on Friend or Friendly?

While chatting to Sara (my very young 70 neighbor), I blurted out “friend or friendly.” Sara paused and repeated my statement, “friend or friendly.” Before she could answer the question, I did so for her. “She’s not your friend Sara, she’s taking advantage of you.” I was trying to explain the difference between who is a friend and who is friendly.

Our conversation began when Sara complained that her friend had reneged on a financial promise, leaving her in the lurch. I said “…that’s not a friend,” that was someone trying to be friendly for her own gain.” Sara planned to ask her for half the financial amount she felt this friend owed her. I said don’t let her screw you

Would you give a friend money? If you haven’t seen them in 5 years?

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My friend Brittany asked my opinion about an out-of-the-blue email she received from a former colleague and friend, Chris, who she hadn’t seen in more than 5 years. Chris was asking Brittany to give her $100. Would you give this friend money?

Chris’s story: She’s staying in a hotel, and about to go on a job interview. She’s one step away from being

10 Top Friend Tips for 30-somethings

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Your 30s are a time for building a career and/or family. Your brain is finally formed (at age 26) and your focus is on building, building, building your life. Reputation, 401K, your home. But wait, do you remember

Friends 4th Celebration Treat!

Strawberry Shortcake Meringue Cookies

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My dear friend Lora, from Diary of a Mad Hausfrau dot com, shares her recipe for Super Friend Groups. She’s prepped an amazing strawberry shortcake meringue cookie recipe. Create these awesome friend

How do you manage a friend break up? QUIZ

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When the juice runs out of your close friend connection. Or, there’s an argument, meanness that can’t be reconciled – what do you do? We’ve all been there, but there are no rules for a friend break up… until now.