Friends

Dog Duty: Don’t Ask Me To Do That

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1
April 15, 2014
dog butt

“They wipe his butt? With a baby wipe? Right over the kitchen counter?” It seemed a little over-the-top to me, but what did I know? I didn’t have a dog.
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Learning How To Make Girlfriends

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3
March 20, 2014
how I learned to be a girlfriend

I was never a girlfriend person in my earlier years. My marriage, my job, my errands took precedent over girlfriends.
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Women and Alcohol At Midlife: Part 3

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2
March 11, 2014
boomers and addiction, alcohol at midlife

You can stop, you promise yourself. And you could. But you don’t really want to.
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My Friend Doesn’t Hate Me Any More

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3
March 6, 2014
I dont hate you

As far as I know, my hate fan club has only one member. I’ll call her Carole.
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Secrets: Should You Tell Your Spouse?

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2
March 4, 2014
secrets, telling your spouse a secret

When a friend tells you a secret - I mean a big juicy secret that makes your eyes pop out of your head….do you tell your spouse?
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Categorizing Your Friends

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3
March 4, 2014
Categorizing friends

I have a theory about friends that involves putting people into categories and then accepting them for the limits and benefits of those categories. My theory has become famous...
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Is It Ever Okay to Have Sex With Your Ex?

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0
February 20, 2014
sex with an ex, sex with an ex boyfriend, regretting sex, regret in bed

Whether you're 25 or 55, this is very important. Please, take this advice to heart and share this post with your adult daughters.
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Loving My Friends

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0
February 11, 2014
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Have you noticed how in recent years the shelf space devoted to Valentine cards geared to friendships has grown?
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My Friend Loved The Beach

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1
February 8, 2014
Loss of a Friend

On her good days, we talked about our teenage daughters, best friends since they were babies. We compared notes, across the country…she advised me, I advised her. We talked about the future, when she was well, and we would see each other more often, always somewhere near a beach.
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Divorcing Your Friends

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5
February 6, 2014
divorcing friends

One needs to be a bit proactive in divorcing the people in your life who have become deadwood. The problem is divorcing one's friends can be as logistically and emotionally complex as ending a marriage.
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How Many Friends Do You Need?

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0
February 5, 2014
how many friends do you need

At my age I realize that I only need a handful.
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Songs For Friendship

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0
February 5, 2014
songs of friendship

For 54 years she had been my confidant, my interior decorator, my editor and my port in any storm. We shared the disappointments and joys of love, the births of our children, the death of our mutual best friend, and the deaths of our own parents.
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The Friends I Keep In My Basement

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8
February 4, 2014
The Friends I keep in the basement

What dear old friends are you hiding in your basement? Tell me I'm not alone.
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An Invitation to “Link In”: Confirm Or Ignore?

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3
February 4, 2014
to connect or not

The invitation presented itself without words and I had to make a decision...I can’t help but wonder why a person who stopped communicating now wants me as a Facebook friend.
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Teachings Of A Bully

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0
February 4, 2014
Teachings of a bully

I took a swing at Liz* and didn't miss. I had all I could take of her abusive verbal taunts, whispers behind my back and generally making my life at a Queens, New York junior high school miserable.
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Gray Hair, Wine, Chocolate And Friends

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2
February 3, 2014
Gray hair and chocolate

Long into the night of our first day, warmed by the glow of friendship and firelight, we sipped wine, ate chocolate, and remembered. As I sat among my girlhood friends, I wondered at how like a symphony we sounded.
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Women’s Trips by Private Journeys

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2
January 28, 2014
private journeys

For over a decade a small company built for women’s escapes has been growing and thriving by offering international women’s adventures. Private Journeys was designed specifically to help its clients escape to a new world, be enlightened by new discoveries and inspired by sights, sounds and culture.
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New Year’s Eve Party Exit Strategies

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1
December 27, 2013
leaving the party

For when you need a minute or the rest of the year to yourself.
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How To Survive The Holidays Alone

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2
December 23, 2013
how to survive holidays

Here are 14 ideas to buoy your spirits and get you over the holiday hump when you’re feeling down.
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The New Girl In Town

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4
December 17, 2013
spacebabe

What would I do differently if I were suddenly transported into my world as a newcomer?
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