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Probability & Statistics: stats, providing answers, c 62
providing answers, c 62, speed limit: I m not comfortable providing answers to these questions outright, since you should be trying to figure that out as part of your review. However, there are only two terms here that you need to figure out - population of interest, and variable. Only one answer...

Probability & Statistics: stats, sample variance, reveiw questions
sample variance, reveiw questions, sum of squares: I got 6 for #5, too. But I got 14 for #3... First, find the mean: (32 + 34 + 36 + 38 + 40 + 42)/6 = 37 Then, find each value s deviation from the mean: 5, 3, 1, 1, 3, and 5. Square those to get 25, 9, 1, 1, 9, and 25. Add them to get 70. And...

Probability & Statistics: stats, cumulative frequency, percentile
cumulative frequency, percentile, compliment: thanks for the compliment. :) 1) correct 2) try again - the frequencies for 13, 14, 15, and 16 should be added 3) close - you need to include the frequency for 17, too 4) the mode should be a value (such as 15) not a frequency (although 6 isn t the modal...

Probability & Statistics: stats, pupil expenditures, confidence interval
pupil expenditures, confidence interval, boston globe: #1 A) We have a small sample (n=8 30), so--if we can assume that the per pupil expenditures came from a normal population--the confidence interval is given by: [sample mean - t_.025*s/sqrt(n), sample mean - t_.025*s/sqrt(n)], where t_.025 is the upper...

Probability & Statistics: stats, snow geese, canadian geese
snow geese, canadian geese, snow goose: We know that 58 of the 130 geese are banded. 36 of them are banded canadian geese, so that leaves 22 banded geese that must be snow geese. The probability of choosing a snow goose is 55/130 = .42 The probablity of choosing a banded snow goose is 22/130...

Probability & Statistics: stats, independent and dependent variables, independent variable
independent and dependent variables, independent variable, dependent variable: The independent variable (aka the exogenous variable, though sometimes incorrectly) is the cause . It varies independently of the other variables in the model or equation. The dependent variable is the effect (sometimes called the endogenous variable)....

Probability & Statistics: T test?, confidence interval, hypothesis test
confidence interval, hypothesis test, hypothesis tests: If I m reading your results correctly, they do indeed support the conclusion that the activity changed attitude and behavior equally. That the value 0 is included in the Confidence Interval that you determined of [-.098,.234] means that one should NOT...

Probability & Statistics: Taste Test, permutations and combinations, tea drinks
permutations and combinations, tea drinks, six different ways: Hi there Mandy! Thanks for your question. This kind of problem involves scary-sounding things called permutations and combinations - but don t worry about the names! Although it s quite hard to explain all the working in words, I ll give it a go....

Probability & Statistics: Topography/geometry, geometry question, inevitable chaos
geometry question, inevitable chaos, landranger maps: No, uniformity of this kind, where the points are all the same distance from each other, does not seem inevitable. Chaos theory predicts that patterns emerge, while entropy predicts that simplicity will diminish - but precision such as this seems at least...

Probability & Statistics: Type I and II Errors, null hypothesis, homework assignment
null hypothesis, homework assignment, probability: Since your null hypothesis is success, the consequence of a Type I error (rejecting a true null): predicting failure when the product would be successful, would be that you would abandon the project, and would lose nothing when you might have made $45M....

Probability & Statistics: t-ratios, null hypothesis, independent variables
null hypothesis, independent variables, unit of measurement: Hi Aryan- I will assume that the unit of measurement is an individual person. You didn t mention whether the beta weights were positive or negative. The null hypothesis could be written that neither of the IVs are significantly related to the consumption...

Probability & Statistics: t-test interpretation, birth weights, female deer
birth weights, female deer, null hypothesis: the T value is the estimed number of standard errors between the two (male and female) mean birth weights, but that s hard to interpret w/o the df, so just depend on the p. the p value is the probability of being wrong if you reject the null hypothesis...

Probability & Statistics: test on histogram trend, chi square test, highs and lows
chi square test, highs and lows, pareto chart: Hi Tyler-You are right. A one-sample chi-square test just says that one or more bins are significantly bigger than one or more other bins. But having said that, I think that the histogram can be useful to tell your story. If you haven t already done...

Probability & Statistics: test for a trend in a histogram, chi square test, ordinal measures
chi square test, ordinal measures, analysis of variance: A number of ordinal measures of assocation - including gamma and somer s d - would take into accoutn the order of bins. However, crosstabulations are limited in their utility once there are more than 7 (or so) rows or columns. 24 columns makes for quite...

Probability & Statistics: which test should I use?, categorical variables, cross tabs
categorical variables, cross tabs, dependent variable: if you combine the nominal measures into a total count of information sources used, that could be the dependent variable and you d have a mean - but perhaps you re interested in different sources, rather than a simple quantity. some would treat the sources...

Probability & Statistics: which tests to use, chi square test, mean median and mode
chi square test, mean median and mode, descriptive statistic: Selection of the test, and of the descriptive statistic (mean, median, or mode) that it tests, would depend on the level of measurement of the variable. #s 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, if measured in raw numbers and not grouped in categories, would be interval data...

Probability & Statistics: Unequal variance.. maybe, monitoring wells, time points
monitoring wells, time points, variance: When using an F-test you are testing for equal variance. This would be approriate in this situatuation. Although a major assumption of the f-test is the data comes from a normal population. If the data is not normally distributed, the test will not be very...

Probability & Statistics: Using ANCOVA, masters thesis, granoff
masters thesis, granoff, e mail: Hi Jody- I have some ideas that are longer to explain than an e-mail. Please send me the related info to tgranoff@lmu.edu and your telephone number and I ll explain my ideas after I get a bit more clarification on your project. Regards, Tom Granoff,...

Probability & Statistics: univariate analysis of variance, probability value, probability values
probability value, probability values, analysis of variance: Tukey and the other post hoc tests lie slightly outside of my expertise, as they re routinely used by pscyhologists more so than sociologists like myself. However, the gist of that family of tests, as I understand them, is to adjust test statistics (and...

Probability & Statistics: using 2 test Pearson and Chi Sq, chi square statistic, interval data
chi square statistic, interval data, correlation coefficient: Perhaps never. Pearson s chi-square statistic compares observed and expected frequencies for categorical variables, singularly or by intersection; pearson s correlation coefficient measures (albeit indirectly) the ability of a line of best fit to summarize...

Probability & Statistics: variables, discrete variables, continuous length
discrete variables, continuous length, even matters: That s the point. If there is no logical limit to the precision, the variable is continuous. Length could be measured in fractions of milimeters, with no logical limit on how many decimals could be used. If you measured less precisely, you might have a discrete...

Probability & Statistics: Weighted Average, wn, weighted average
wn, weighted average, xn: An ordinary average of x1, x2, ... xn, is given by (x1 + ... + xn)/n A weighted average is given by (w1x1 + w2x2 + ... wnxn)/(w1 + ... + wn), where the w1... wn are the respective weights of the x1...xn. In the problem you gave,...

Probability & Statistics: Weighted Averages, weighted average formula, mathematical average
weighted average formula, mathematical average, weighted averages: It s possible you re confused - or that you ve been misled... You can t decide to prefer 4 for the average. The average of 5 and 2 is 3.5, period. The average is what it is. You also don t elect to use a weighted average unless you re averaging disproportionate...

Probability & Statistics: World Cup probabilities - a maths problem!, relative percentages, chris answer
relative percentages, chris answer, outright winner: Hi Chris: To get back to your question. In my answer to your first contact I laid out a calculation based on assuming that Germany would be the outright winner then calculating the probabilities of the runner up by finding a multiplier for the remaining teams...

Probability & Statistics: weighted average, nursing home administrators, nursing home administrator
nursing home administrators, nursing home administrator, weighted average: Well, I m familiar with bed counts and day counts - among other reasons, my father s a doctor and my aunts have both been nursing home administrators. But I can t figure this one out. A flat average of the rates would be $286.46. A weighted average would...

Probability & Statistics: word problem, hands of a clock, algebraic approach
hands of a clock, algebraic approach, minute hands: Hello, JM! I m sure there s an algebraic approach to this problem, but I haven t found it yet. If we visualize (or sketch) the hands on the face of a clock, we can count the number of time. The following times are approximate. The actual...

Problems with Friends: my 14 yr old daughter, bad seeds, family situation
bad seeds, family situation, bad behavior: Well, Cheryl, theres not really any way to make your daughter make the decision. If she likes this friend, she will most likely not want to get rid of her. As childish as it sounds, I think you should establish a reward system. When you find out something...

Problems with Friends: My 17 yr old son, james windell, acceleration program
james windell, acceleration program, allexpert: Hello, Just checking to see if you received a reply from anyone about a signed photo or fan pack. I hope your son is doing well. Thanks for using Allexperts, Dan Hi, I understand about your son not wanting you to do this. Please let him know of this...

Problems with Friends: 19 yr old daughter hanging w/32yr old women, eggs in one basket, moment school
eggs in one basket, moment school, benefit of the doubt: Dear Theresa, Sometimes people can t see what s going on around them because they are so deep inside the situation. I had a friend who literally stalked this guy for five years even though he said he wanted nothing to do with her. It was obviously very...

Problems with Friends: 2 boys, alwayz, tht
alwayz, tht, sumthin: okay well...tell me the qualities you find in the first one and in the second one...good and bad qualities...example... 1st guy: friendly can be moody alwayz willing for adventures... etc... 2nd guy: mean kind to me.......

Problems with Friends: 2 different groups, girlfriend sex, sex before marriage
girlfriend sex, sex before marriage, sercret: Hi Beth. I believe that it is your decision - not your friends - especially since some of them have even done it themselves. I believe you don t have to tell your friends - but you don t have to lie either. If they ask if you have had sex you can say...

Problems with Friends: 2 friends 1 imposter, last day of school, 2 friends
last day of school, 2 friends, imposter: Iris - I m assuming you re in high school in which case they can t and won t really do anything unless you re being racist or beating her up or something which I don t think is the case. Telling someonee you don t want to be friends with them is human nature....

Problems with Friends: Bad friends, guy friend, friend don
guy friend, friend don, traumas: Well Chrissy, I would try and talk to him again, but this time a little more firmly. Tell him that he is your friend, and as his friend, you miss him talking with you. You shouldn t stop caring, until you know why he stopped talking. I think that maybe...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend Problem, weird behaviour, behavoir
weird behaviour, behavoir, close friends: Well Thomas I agree that you need to know WHY this guy is being such an ass all of a sudden. I think it has something to do with him wanting to be more popular and act macho . You probably get what I mean. Anyway, talk to him YOURSELF and just tell him that...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend Problems, friend problems, younger girls
friend problems, younger girls, maris: Well Maris do exactly as she is doing! This works, believe me. However, if she still acts that way then maybe the new friends do not want her to hang out with younger girls anymore. In this case just look for someone else who likes spending time with you ,...

Problems with Friends: Bestfriend/social life problems, phonecompany, harrassement
phonecompany, harrassement, second thoughts: Hey Ashley! First of all, I m really sorry for my late response. Now, the first thing that went wrong here was the lying. If you lie once to your best friend...she will not know when she can trust you. You may be regretting a lot of the things you did,...

Problems with Friends: My best friend, new girlfriend, true feelings
new girlfriend, true feelings, new friends: Hi, Swen. I am so sorry for my late response. If your friend is ignoring you because of his new girlfriend, you have to talk to him. Tell him your true feelings about it. Just the two of you. If he still ignores you, please try to reach out to other friends...

Problems with Friends: my bestfriend is avoiding me but i don't know why!, loving relationship, bestfriends
loving relationship, bestfriends, bestfriend: Katrina - You need to ask her what s going on becuase only she can tell you the truth. Tell her what you told me. Don t bring up her falling for you because chances are she d deny it, even if it s true, just so things don t become awkward. Something...

Problems with Friends: bestfriend/social life problems, phonecompany, harrassement
phonecompany, harrassement, second thoughts: this is hard and i can see how ur annoyed and stuff! if you are 18 and your ex-friend is 17 im assuming you are a senior in high school. i have to tell you the honest truth which may suck for the rest of the year. your ex-friend was obviously not a true friend...

Problems with Friends: confused., long periods of time, someones feelings
long periods of time, someones feelings, fri: I know you don t like to hurt people, I feel the exact same way, but you can t just string her along. What will happen later in life when you move away or something? She ll have no one. If you want, you can tell her your getting busier with school and work...

Problems with Friends: I Don't Know What To Do!, mom dad, family mom
mom dad, family mom, mom and dad: Alright, I don t know how old Kayla is, but she sounds VERY immature, and as bad as this sounds, I have an idea that might work. Tell your mom that the whole situation is not working, and because now you re older, you need your own personal space, and Kayla...

Problems with Friends: Elle Belle, friend josie, looong time
friend josie, looong time, subtle hint: Hi Tammi, it s really apparent that you care about your friends very much :D. My suggestion to you would be to remind Elle that Josie cares about her, and sometimes likes to know that people care about her. Hopefully a subtle hint will help out. If not, try...

Problems with Friends: Friend issues, sitting in my living room, cable bill
sitting in my living room, cable bill, tiny bit: I would try and strike a deal with them, because chances are, if the cable is on, anyone will watch it. You could all equally divide the price of the cable bill, or try writing a log if you want to be specific. The person who watches it the most amount of...

Problems with Friends: my friends friend, relationship
Problems with Friends: my friends friend, relationship

Problems with Friends: It's not fair!, popular girls, awkward age
popular girls, awkward age, watch sports: Unfortunately, I really don t know why the boys are acting that way. You may come off a little too strong and the boys may misinterpret that for you liking them. Sorry I can t be of much help on this. I ll be happy to help you with something else in the...

Problems with Friends: is it my fault or hers?, fake friends, one of the girls
fake friends, one of the girls, 2 girls: I can t really tell you if she is your true best friend. I can say that she certainly is not acting like it. You know the saying bros before hoes ? well its the same thing with girls. Friends over boyfriends. If she was your true friend, you d think...

Problems with Friends: friends., such good friends, seniors
such good friends, seniors, freshman: ok, i have gone through the same thing before, just not a lie about surgery. you have to personally tell them the full truth, including why you lied to them. Tell them how much you miss them and how they were such good friends, hope that they forgive you...

Problems with Friends: my friends friend, friend elizabeth, friends friend
friend elizabeth, friends friend, gentle man: Wow this Sara sounds vicious! First , do not come in direct contact with her at all. Second, whether Elizabeth decides to divide her time between you guys it is up to her. She might like Sara more and there is nothing you could do about that. Try leaving her...

Problems with Friends: A good friend of Mine, class clown, natural leader
class clown, natural leader, cool guy: I m glad I have been of some assistance to you. I understand why you don t ignore people, but sometimes, people just don t get it. QUICK EXAMPLE STORY: I recently had to spell things out in words to get my friend to realize that I don t want to be friends...

Problems with Friends: Help!, friend colleen, beer pong
friend colleen, beer pong, brother nick: Honestly, Ken, I would just tell her what you ve told me. She doesn t sound like she s too good of a friend if she would invite you guys over and then ignore you all night. Just try talking to her. Tell her that it hurt you and your friends that she would...

Problems with Friends: Help! I am way too clingy a friend, pangs, nice girl
pangs, nice girl, quirk: Hi Jason, First of all, I am sorry for my late response! This is actually an easy one to solve... If your friends do not like you for who you really are, then they are not worth having as your friends. Do your friends know that your clinging-ness is...

Problems with Friends: Ingoring me, wont answer, new friend
wont answer, new friend, ditches: Do what she did. Find another friend. In fact, find more than one new friend. If she s going to ditch you because someone new comes along, then she s not that great of a friend. She ll just end up doing the same thing to the new friend later on. If the...

Problems with Friends: Leader, evertone, grou
evertone, grou: Hi Bernadette, First of all, I am so sorry for my late response!! Have you tried getting to know girl 1?? Maybe she is not as bad as you think? I know from experience that its very easy to judge someone before getting to know them. Try talking to girl...

Problems with Friends: lost best friend to her husband, family barbecues, priorities change
family barbecues, priorities change, separate lives: Have you tried talking to her about any of this? Maybe you should start by letting her know how you re feeling. I have gotten married recently and I also don t have a lot of time for my friends. The difference is that I have a 14 month old little boy who...

Problems with Friends: why is she mad at me?, sharing secrets, briefly
sharing secrets, briefly, best friend: Hi Samantha, There is one thing you need to know that because you shared with another girl your best friend thinks that you don t believe her. I think that you first need to tell her briefly what you told me ask her and then prove yourself to her [by...

Problems with Friends: major help, social climber, guy friend
social climber, guy friend, tenth grade: You didn t sound conceited at all. It s good that you have a good view of yourself. That shows a little bit of self-esteem and confidence. You can t make other people like you. You just have to be yourself and some people will like you and others won...

Problems with Friends: i miss my old friend, letter idea, safety note
letter idea, safety note, freshman year: Hi, The letter idea is sometimes recommended, yet it s not always perfect. The letter idea can get you both to sit down and talk if done right. How to stay in touch after the letter? I recommend something like a hike if it s safe to do at this time, or...

Problems with Friends: I need Help!, friend colleen, beer pong
friend colleen, beer pong, brother nick: She wasn t being a very good friend, but that s not a good reason to ignore her when she s upset and needs you. Yes, she ignored you and you had an awful time, but you left and solved your situation. She called crying and probably wanted help because the...

Problems with Friends: SOCIAL LIFE CRISIS, phonecompany, harrassement
phonecompany, harrassement, second thoughts: You have done very mature things that I would have suggested you do. I would like to say that you don t only have to have friends who go to your school or whatever. That coworker of yours seems like a good friend. Maybe you can hang out with him/her and...

Problems with Friends: serious friend problem, envolope, personal secret
envolope, personal secret, sixth form: Hello Mark, I understand what you are going through; Iíve been through something similar myself. My advice to you would be write her a letter and leave it in her mailbox, doorway etc .Inside write what you want to say and need to tell her. Write YOUR...

Problems with Friends: my best friend, stupid fight, countless times
stupid fight, countless times, being friends: Hi Tony I hate to be this harsh,but you brought this on yourself. Revenge is never a good thing. If you want to be friends again you will need to let him take a break and let him call the shots so to speak. You need to earn his trust again. It may take...

Problems with Friends: I dont know what to do, alcohol and drugs, positive influence
alcohol and drugs, positive influence, boyfriends: Hi Amber Sometimes it is really diffcult to help a friend when they do not want the help. I would suggest asking her to hang out more, take her out with you and other friends, so she can actually see what she is missing in friends. Hopefully she will want...

Problems with Friends: I dont know what to do
Problems with Friends: I dont know what to do

Problems with Friends: i hate her, staying friends, two girls
Problems with Friends: i hate her, staying friends, two girls, friendship

Problems with Friends: feeling friendless, self concious, friend ally
self concious, friend ally, friend allison: Hey Lily! Seems like you ve been going through a rough patch! Now I understand how you feel - I ve been through something similar! - The thing you have to remember is to relax and keep calm! These girls obviously have problems - just take a breath and...

Problems with Friends: My friend and I are so alike, its tearing us apart, cardinal rule, being friends
cardinal rule, being friends, refrain from: Devi - You need to be honest with her and just let her know that you feel like every time you tell her about a guy you like suddenly she likes him too and she s not following the cardinal rule of friendship very well. Hopefully she ll back off and not get...

Problems with Friends: friends dont get along, slumber party, lots of fun
slumber party, lots of fun, chanel: Hi Abbey You should invite both of them. When they get there make sure you have lots of fun activites so they do not get bored. If they start to fight just tell them that it is your party and you want both of them there and tell them you hate when they...

Problems with Friends: Hi.. roommate troubles., allergic to cats, dorm room
allergic to cats, dorm room, roommate: Hi Kayla, Well I think the best way to get around this is to talk to your friend about it! - If she is still happy to get a house/flat together - take it at her pace - don t jump the gun otherwise she ll start to think - what have I done? - If needs be...

Problems with Friends: i hate her, being friends, true friend
being friends, true friend, relationship: stop being friends with her! there isn t much else you can do...you don t want to be known as the girl that sabotaged the relationship...just stop bring friends with her because that is not something a true friend would do. and either wait for them to break...

Problems with Friends: I'm afraid for her, 16 going on 17, plan of attack
16 going on 17, plan of attack, buti: Hi Jane I know confrontation sucks but in this situation it is for the best. I would approach her at school and maybe ask her to sit alone with you at lunch. If something does go wrong, just get up and walk away. Let her know you DO NOT hate her and that...

Problems with Friends: a mean text message, friend tammy, real friend
friend tammy, real friend, chanel: Hi Jess If he is going to be mean and rude then i would try to remove myself from that situation. If it means telling Tammy that you cannot hang out with her when she is around them, then i would still do it. I dont think a real friend would agree with what...

Problems with Friends: please help me, ditch the bitch, bla bla
ditch the bitch, bla bla, spanish class: Hi There First off i need to say that the only way a person is popular is because everyone pays attention to them, good or bad you are talking about her. Just forget trying to impress her if you dont like her show it. Dont be ashamed to stand up for yourself...

Problems with Friends: I can't trust my best friend, age gap, busy guy
age gap, busy guy, chanel: Hi Kris If you only see each other outside of school and you truly would like to quit hanging around with him than you will need to make yourself VERY BUSY guy. If you would still want to be friends with him, try to make him see how this is effecting you...

Problems with Friends: is he using me?, nextdoor neighbor, personal stuff
nextdoor neighbor, personal stuff, spoils: Hey Scott, Oooooo dear! He doesn t sound nice does he? Well, I think the best way to go about this is not to tell him any personal stuff he can spread around! It s possible he s using you but I don t think you should do anything to accuse him etc. BUT if...

Problems with Friends: best friends, exgirl, telling me the truth
exgirl, telling me the truth, bestfriend: Hi Breanne I would def believe my best friend over a guy AND his EXgirl. What reason does your bestfriend have to lie? She has no reason, and your guy and his ex have every reason! You need to talk to your best friend an lose the guy, any guy worth worrying...

Problems with Friends: My boyfriend and best friend live together, being friends, best friend
being friends, best friend, best mate: Hey Taylor, I think the best thing to do in this situation is to speak to your best mate about how you feel. I m sure she ll understand. Just say that you re uncomfortable with how much time she s spending with your boyfriend and although you know nothing...

Problems with Friends: Friend ditches me for boyfriends, girly day, serious relationship
girly day, serious relationship, no men: Hey Brianne! It doesn t matter how old you are - You wouldn t believe the ages of some people who ask me questions :o so - no fear! Well first of all - I d call your friend / IM / email her - whatever! And sort out a date that you can BOTH do - a day spent...

Problems with Friends: Friends... Not faithful?, handful of friends, dark skin
handful of friends, dark skin, bad luck: Hey Tasha. No friends are perfect... but every friend still has a strength and you have different friends for different things. If they don t really hang out that much... there s nothing stopping you suggesting an activity. Suggest something to your...

Problems with Friends: Outcasted from a group of friends, zoe, good time
Problems with Friends: Outcasted from a group of friends, zoe, good time, good luck

Problems with Friends: friend is so confusing, self concious, friend allison
self concious, friend allison, friend ally: Hey Lily!, I m sure I ve answered your question before! - But about Alison and these other girls! - First . . . you need to think about whether Alison is doing these things because she wants to or because she feels pressured to do so. If she is doing it...

Problems with Friends: my friend is ignoring me, livvy, 9th grader
livvy, 9th grader, question thanks: Hey Helen, I m glad everything sorted itself out! - Hopefully you ll be able to work it out between the two of you and everything will be back to normal soon! If you need to ask me anything - you know where to find me! Lots Of Love Livvy x x ...

Problems with Friends: friend ignoring me?, biology class, sophmore
biology class, sophmore, being friends: Hi Joanna Sometimes friends grow apart... for no reason at all. Even though you were good friends during the project and car wash, perhaps that s as far as the friendship goes. If all she ever wants is gum and then runs away to talk to another friend,...

Problems with Friends: im annoyed, ovious, janet ann
ovious, janet ann, couple times: Hi Jenn Wow i was confused at first, but after i read it a couple times i understand. I would def show her how it feels to be ditched, but only for like half of a day, dont be too mean;) When she asks what is up let her know how you guys feel, hopefully...

Problems with Friends: A lot has gone on, what should I do?, close friends, apology
close friends, apology, new friends: Hey Alex! Now - I ve been through something VERY similar and from then on I decided not to talk behind peoples backs - although it s difficult to do so. Sometimes - people twist what you ve said and say you ve said something than maybe you didn t say or...

Problems with Friends: Movies, laugh in my face, lunch tray
laugh in my face, lunch tray, bff: Hi Jasmine Your friend is obviously not a true triend if she can laugh when she sees you hurting. I would tell her your tired of being the one she uses as a back up plan when she has no more friends. I hope that all works out. Take Care ...

Problems with Friends: makeing freinds, livvy, probley
livvy, probley, one of the girls: Hey Zoe, sorry I don t really understand - but if your friend and yourself both have disabilities, you just need to stick together and forget about what anyone else says - and if they don t understand you should tell them how much it hurts you. I can tell...

Problems with Friends: my mates, tight groups, friends at school
tight groups, friends at school, year 11: Hey Ilona! I understand you completely! - One of my friend felt very similar to how you are feeling now so I understand how you feel aswell as how these other girls feel too! Now this confidence thing - I ve been through something similar where I had...

Problems with Friends: Outcasted from a group of friends, one of the girls, being friends
one of the girls, being friends, outcast: Hey Lance, Like I ve said these problems can t be solved overnight - if you want closure with this girl talk to her but as I said mingle around but if you still want to be in with this group of friends you can t keep pushing yourself away - stick to it...

Problems with Friends: Racist Friend, harsh statement, racist friend
harsh statement, racist friend, spanish people: Hey Amanda, If I m being honest, I don t think there s much that you can do - I know this sounds really bad but you can t change the way she thinks about other people. However, you can try to convince her to think differently. If she brings up any racist...

Problems with Friends: avoiding conflict between two friends, two friends, avoiding conflict
two friends, avoiding conflict, chanel: Hi Tiffany I am sorry if this comes off as harsh, but you shouldn t have said anything because it will always come back up. I would talk to the friend you had said things about and tell her and be upfront. Maybe if she knows that you came to her first and...

Problems with Friends: Best friends... or a third wheel?, mixed feelings, perfect couple
mixed feelings, perfect couple, best friends: Hey Melissa, I m sure you re not a third wheel you ll just be the same friend as you always were to them. But yes it may be difficult from now on because they maybe closer and want to spend more time together. I think the best thing to do is to pretend...

Problems with Friends: Bi.. with friends.., time to chill, rest of the story
time to chill, rest of the story, both sexes: Hey Angela, I will answer each of your questions in part. 1)Q: It sounded like you were asking me how to tell you friend this situation. I m not sure if this was a question but I ll answer anyways. A: The best time to tell her would be at the sleep...

Problems with Friends: bad situation with a seemingly bad friend., boyfriends mom, bad friend
boyfriends mom, bad friend, gas money: Hey Kel, No, you re not over reacting! I think that you basically need to set some rules down. It s not fair on you that she s depending on you so much. You probably think that talking to her about it won t help, but in this situation it s the best thing...

Problems with Friends: Am I too boring?, friend lisa, grade 9
friend lisa, grade 9, bff: Hi Sabrina It is probably not that you are boring or that she doesn t like you. She probably is under the impression you will always be there (you always have), but she wants to impress this new girl and wants to have her impress her. I would sit down and...

Problems with Friends: So Confused, heart and mind, bestfriend
heart and mind, bestfriend, chanel: Hi Mariah I honestly cannot tell you what you feel, that is all inside your heart and mind. If you do like him, tell him. Being honest and up front about your feelings will make him see you as a person that is honest and likes to get what she wants;) ...

Problems with Friends: energy vampire, energy vampire, mood swings
energy vampire, mood swings, positive thought: Hi Anna It will be very hard to remain positive when someone like that is around. I would try to tell her how you feel. Let her know you really want to be friends, but being around her makes you negative also. I hope that she can understand. Take Care ...

Problems with Friends: Feeling alone after a break up..., least three times, sophomore year
least three times, sophomore year, friend brad: Hey Katie, I am sorry about your troubles. I am not sure what your question is. I am assuming you want advice though. Right now, Brad is probably not feeling too good about you right now and he needs a friend, so he took Colby. This does not mean it...

Problems with Friends: Friends, fallouts, two girls
fallouts, two girls, common ground: Hey Dylan, I think that the best thing to do is to get to know them, just try your best to interact, ask them about themselves. (TIP: - People love talking about themselves and they like people who listen to them) You also need to put an input into...

Problems with Friends: trust issues, nuffin, wit
Problems with Friends: trust issues, nuffin, wit

Problems with Friends: hi, chanel
chanel: Hi Michelle I know sometimes its hard when you have to constantly hear about things that you wish you could have. I would try to not let it get to you because there will come a time when you will have things she wished she could have, Just enjoy the things...

Problems with Friends: Issues, friend natalie, friend ashley
friend natalie, friend ashley, keanu: Jennifer - Typically the rule is that you don t mess around with friend s crushes, ex-bf s, current bf s...yadda. I mean, it s been a few months so she should be over it by now but the fact that he said he hated your friend and that you re entertaining...

Problems with Friends: making friends, question pool, something fun
question pool, something fun, affront: Hey Haleema, I found your question in the question pool, I hope that that is okay. The best way to get out of your situation is either go back to your old friends or this new girl and talk with them again. Ask them if they want to go out and do something...

Problems with Friends: mom's interview, victoria reynolds, good gossip
victoria reynolds, good gossip, mmom: Hey Angela!, Well first off - I d of read those questions before you read them out - but - what s done is done! Right, well, I think the best thing to do in this situation is to remember you are not your mom, you don t have to be a lesbian if you don...

Problems with Friends: I went from number one to number eleven, number eleven, bestie
number eleven, bestie, couple hours: Hey Callie, Well all I can say is these things DO happen - at this age friendships change! Everyone has to go through it and sometimes it can break friendships or make them stronger. Girls are bitchy they bitch behind each others backs all the time sometimes...

Problems with Friends: Problem w/ Friends and Lovers, living in the usa, texted
living in the usa, texted, friends and lovers: You are very welcome Charlie, I think that you should try and make her feel secure, but let me warn you. It is NOT easy. My girlfriend is insecure as well and I have been with her for 10 months and started trying to make her secure from day one. I have...

Problems with Friends: i am really comfused :(, dinner dates, rest of my life
dinner dates, rest of my life, watching tv: Hi RaceCar_123 I would def try to set up dinner dates or go to movies alone. If you do things alone as a couple, it will strength your relationship. As for the the other guys, you will have to just stay cool with them and hang out as usual. Take Care ...

Problems with Friends: Trouble with a longtime friend, longtime friend, vicinity
longtime friend, vicinity, good times: Hello Again I do not think you make unhealthy friendships, i think you just overanalyze the situation. As people grow up and start college, and then careers, have boyfriends, get married, have kids,etc they start to have busy lifes(obviously), but friends...

Problems with Friends: Trouble Making Friends, gothic person, weird kind
gothic person, weird kind, lunch break: Hey Judy, If I m being hones, I think that you re having trouble finding yourself. Apart from being loyal I don t think you really know who you are and what you want out of a friendship. Some people can make friends just like that! But for others it...

Problems with Friends: Trust and lies, sophomore year, bad friend
sophomore year, bad friend, do the right thing: Hi Melanie I would have done the same thing if I were in your shoes. I would let her know how you feel now that things are cooled off and just tell her that you thought you two were friends and that it really hurt to hear that and that is the reason you...

Problems with Friends: trust issues, trust issue, trust issues
trust issue, trust issues, justine: Hi Justine I hate to say this, but I learned it over the years, Don t say thing that you don t want people to find out. Most of the time it comes out. I would say from now on just be proud of what you are, and do not be afraid of what others think. God...

Problems with Friends: Wants me out, shopping cinema, aswell
shopping cinema, aswell, good friend: Hey v, Well - that s boys for you - they pretty much always feel insecure when faced with friends of girlfriends and they always want 100% attention. You can t really do much about this maybe everynow and again you should organize something just for the...

Problems with Friends: 3-2=1, new best friends, girl at school
new best friends, girl at school, 2 girls: Well, just because you still go to the same school doesn t mean you can t make a new best friend. Like you said, you have other friends. So maybe you should get to know some of your other friends better and maybe you can make a new best friend. I m...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend of 3 years... Blindsighted me, friend taylor, true person
friend taylor, true person, facebook: I sometimes like to recommend a letter based idea . The idea is simple. If you could say anything to him even harsh words write it down in a letter and throw it away(saying to your new new start in theory). Next write down a letter talking about how you...

Problems with Friends: My Best Friend is Mad at Me, asembly, responed
asembly, responed, friend kelly: Then you definitely need to talk to her and find out why this is happening. She is most likely feeling insecure about your friendship. If you truly are great friends, then talk to her and tell her that no friend you make is going to change how good of friends...

Problems with Friends: Best Friends...Forever?, acting this way, background info
acting this way, background info, myspace: Erika - I would try talking to her and see what s up. It doesn t seem logical for her to start acting this way all of a sudden so something must be going on. Communicate with her what you re going through and hopefully you can work through this. Ashle...

Problems with Friends: Best Friends...Forever?, background info, mean time
background info, mean time, myspace: Firstly, I would ask her, gently, and unaccusingly what it is you started . Then tell her what you meant, that you miss her friendship, and that you don t want to interfere with her or her girlfriend (Cause thats what I suspect might be going on here), that...

Problems with Friends: Best friend and ex-boyfriend, being friends, busy schedule
being friends, busy schedule, 5 months: If you don t want to make her feel awful, then the only thing you can do is move on. Try to get over your feelings for him. There are other guys who ll better meet your needs and be able to work around your busy schedule. You just have to think about that....

Problems with Friends: Best friends, grade 6, time today
grade 6, time today, best friends: Well, Katie, the best thing I can tell you is that you need to tell this girl that you weren t skipping out on this project, you were really ill. And then tell her that she can believe what she wants, but as your best friend, she should at least believe you...

Problems with Friends: bffls....supposedly, great toy, background info
great toy, background info, new toy: Sometimes when you date your friends, things get a little awkward. It may not come out at first, but could show up later. It could be that her and this other girl have a lot in common. Have you ever had a really great toy, and then your mom brought home...

Problems with Friends: Friend issue, long distance relationship
long distance relationship: Yes you are being a little jealous, but it s normal. You want to spend time with her and know about her life, but it seems like all you hear about is someone else, totally off subject of what you want to talk about. Try talking to her. If she s your friend,...

Problems with Friends: Friends or Not?, bffl, bestest friend
bffl, bestest friend, shelley: I guess just sort of pick up where you left off. Tell them you ve been busy. If they re your friends, they ll most likely come to you. If you have to go to them and they re truly your friends, they ll want to hang out. You may find that you like your...

Problems with Friends: Best friends, better friend
Problems with Friends: Best friends, better friend

Problems with Friends: my friend Leslie, friend leslie, maranda
friend leslie, maranda, female friend: Well, there really isn t much you CAN do.I would suggest that you try to find a different female friend to talk to about things like that. Honestly, your friend may be be a slow developer, and she will probably develop an interest in boys soon, BUT, it could...

Problems with Friends: my friend and weed, friend william, jasmine
friend william, jasmine, adult: If you don t like being around people that smoke weed, just go up to him and say something like, I can t be friends with you anymore because i don t feel comfortable with you smoking weed You can t change someone from who they are. It s their fault that...

Problems with Friends: friends, tricky number, amy amy
tricky number, amy amy, two friends: Amy - Have you tried talking to your friend about this? Tell her how you feel without attacking her. You don t want her to take the defensive because then she ll definitely pull away. Communicate to her that you re bummed that you hardly see her anymore...

Problems with Friends: friends, one night stands, lad
one night stands, lad, presser: Just tell her that she will end up all lonely because all those lads leave her after the one night stands and then you will not be her friend again even if she comes back crying. If she stays the same, you are better off with people whom you feel better with...

Problems with Friends: friends. (sorry if I have sent this before), tricky number, girl at school
tricky number, girl at school, two friends: If you see her outside of school, then I don t see why you should pursue anything. She s still your friend, but she chooses to hang out with the other girl at school. You still have your other friend (as well as other friends) that you can hang out with....

Problems with Friends: Help With Daughters Friend Issues, true friends, old friends
true friends, old friends, e mail: You can t really do much of anything. She has to figure this one out on her own. I know it s difficult to watch her be unhappy, but you can t make her old friends like her. You can encourage her to give one a call or write them an e-mail. If she ditched...

Problems with Friends: the heart, best friends, best friend
best friends, best friend, suggestion: Hello, I am assuming that you have fallen in love with one of your best friends and wasnít expecting it. Happens all the time, we all get crushes from time to time, yours just happened to be with your best friend! Nothing to be a shamed of, its how you...

Problems with Friends: help!, tricky number, predicament
tricky number, predicament, two friends: I m sorry to hear about the predicament, and I hope that what I tell you will help some. Unfortunately, as people grow up more, they develop different traits, and one that I would like to share is when people don t like to be around others at school, but are...

Problems with Friends: mahaltajh@hotmail.com, 11 years, high schools
11 years, high schools, best friend: Honestly, it sounds like you should move on... This person knows that she is doing things to hurt you; what kind of friend does that make her? She isn t taking your feelings into consideration at all, and that is not good for any friendship. The next time...

Problems with Friends: i miss my old friend, letter idea, safety note
letter idea, safety note, freshman year: Hi, The letter idea is sometimes recommended, yet it s not always perfect. The letter idea can get you both to sit down and talk if done right. How to stay in touch after the letter? I recommend something like a hike if it s safe to do at this time, or...

Problems with Friends: probs wid frns...., wid, girl friend
wid, girl friend, cud: Like you said, you get close to your friends. Just because they want to be more than friends, doesn t mean they want to have sex with you or whatever. They may just want to date you. It shouldn t hurt you that they want to get to know you better, and on...

Problems with Friends: Do I have the right to me mad?, lunch table, lunch period
lunch table, lunch period, food problem: So basically, if she buys lunch, she ll sit alone. I can see why she doesn t buy lunch. You shouldn t be mad for what her family cannot afford. That s really not fair. Put yourself in her shoes. Maybe her mother cannot afford $1.50 a day for her lunch....

Problems with Friends: sorta friend really mad, new friends, ashley
new friends, ashley, girlfriend: Jack - Unless this girl knew you liked her and likes you back...your friend really can t accuse you of anything...especially since you liked her before you were friends with him. I would try talking to him and see if you can t work this out. Tell him that...

Problems with Friends: Should I tell her?, being a good friend, perv
being a good friend, perv, kind of girl: Well, Paul, what I would do (so that I wouldn t seem like a perv) would be to have another girl that you are both friends with tell her this. that way, it will sound like she is just being a good friend and telling her. Sometimes, girls can be sensitive about...

Problems with Friends: Should I tell her?, perv, kind of girl
perv, kind of girl, sophomore: I think you should tell her. You can write her a note that says: Not that I was looking, but you may want to pull up your pants/pull down your shirt, your underwear is showing. Just thought you d like to know before a lot of people saw. Or you can...

Problems with Friends: troule!i need help!, bestest buddy, rudeness
bestest buddy, rudeness, gabi: I would just try tell Cathy that she is mean to you, and that you can t accept that kind of rudeness. I understand that she may intimidate you, but you can t let her be mean, or she will always try to push you around. Also, I would talk to Gabi and let her...

Problems with Friends: Annoying Guy, annoying guy, last resort
annoying guy, last resort, good luck: Hey Natasha I think in a nice way, you need to tell him that you hear what he is saying, but tell him that they are your friends and they are the people you like to be around and therefore ask him to stop pulling your friends down. If he doesn t get...

Problems with Friends: annoying friend, famous quote, couple times
famous quote, couple times, curses: Hey Riley I guess you need to nicely ask her again and then if she keeps on doing it, ignore her. Once you ignore her a few times, she might realise that what she is doing is actually starting to make you angry. Then you could try one more time and ask...

Problems with Friends: Best friend masturbating, thing thing, genders
thing thing, genders, best friend: Well, firstly the most important thing to remember is that masturbating is completely normal. The reason everything is weird is, like you said, most likely because you are a of different genders. The best thing thing that you can do is try to push it from...

Problems with Friends: best friend or not?, tierd, code names
tierd, code names, 2 girls: I don t really know what a 7/8 split is, but have you thought of joining a sport, club, organization, etc. at school? It s a GREAT way to meet new people and make new friends... friends that are interested in the same things as you. Changing schools would...

Problems with Friends: best friend problem, friends friend, great friends
friends friend, great friends, reassurance: You can try talking to her. Tell her you re feeling left out. Just get reassurance that you re her best friend. If she calls you her best friend, then you have nothing to worry about. She trusts you, she loves you (as a friend), and she goes to you for...

Problems with Friends: my so-called best friend., ditch, pissed
ditch, pissed, haley: Just let things cool down. You can hang out with both of them, but separately. You can hang out with your boyfriend alone, and then hang out with your best friend alone. It doesn t have to be all of you. Maybe he did steal it, maybe he didn t. They may...

Problems with Friends: Distant friend, distant friend, saying things
distant friend, saying things, great friends: Try e-mailing her. Out of curiosity, she ll read it, whether she admits she did or not. Tell her how you re feeling and find out why she is so mad. Tell her you don t think a dumb argument is worth ending a life-long friendship. If all else fails, just...

Problems with Friends: daughter needs help with friends, basketball banquet, school counselor
basketball banquet, school counselor, daughter robin: i think you should have a conversation with the mother. at the age your daughter is in now, it won t be embarrassing or anything. see what Mary s mother has to say about the whole situation. maybe she was just mistaken about what her daughter was feeling,...

Problems with Friends: too demanding, last straw, good friend
last straw, good friend, frustration: Yes ur right! Just tell her how it is. Tell her that she can t tell you who you can and cannot be friends with. Also, tell her that you re tired of her calling you those things and that you don t want anything to do with someone who s going to treat you...

Problems with Friends: Friend problem with jelousy, jelousy, chemistry
jelousy, chemistry, relationship: He s only jealous because he s insecure. He sees the FRIENDLY chemistry between you two and worries that he doesn t have as good a relationship with her as you do. I d still be friends with her and maybe talk to the guy.. let him know you are ONLY FRIENDS...

Problems with Friends: Friendships, friend jean, bad situation
friend jean, bad situation, trouble maker: I am so sorry for that bad situation you are in. Obviously these women are not mature enough. Do not respond on the phone. If you can, get them both in person and just tell them how immature they both were and that you guys are not children to play these games.Prepare...

Problems with Friends: friends :(, new friends, feelings
Problems with Friends: friends :(, new friends, feelings

Problems with Friends: what am i supposed to do?, middle person, jealous person
Problems with Friends: what am i supposed to do?, middle person, jealous person, firends

Problems with Friends: fight with a guy friend, michigan accent, facebook
michigan accent, facebook, guy friend: I think you need to give him a little time to cool off. How mad would you be if everything was switched around (him talking about your girlfriend)? Do you think maybe you re jealous of her? For, you know, spending more time with him? I think you need to...

Problems with Friends: i just got into a fistfight with one of my best friends, anger issues, one of my best friends
anger issues, one of my best friends, fistfight: It s very common for 14 years olds not to date. In fact in some areas it s illegal. You can look at not dating at your age as a good thing. Dating puts a lot of pressure on people. If he cannot respect you for your right to not date, than maybe he s not a...

Problems with Friends: friend, guy friends, frends
guy friends, frends, good answer: Well, the first thing that you can do to show them that you can be adult and responsible enough to live the way you want is to surely stop cutting yourself. Nothing good at all comes from it, and it is extremely dangerous, and irresponsible. Because your...

Problems with Friends: friends, jelousy, adjective
jelousy, adjective, hatred: You remind me of my ex- best friend! Actually she is not even my friend anymore! The reason I stopped talking to her is because she was every single adjective you mentioned in there. Loving your friend and wanting to be friends with her forever is one thing,...

Problems with Friends: friends, bacl, horrible situation
bacl, horrible situation, true selves: First of all , I am sorry for that horrible situation you had to be in. What they did is incredibly immature and shows their true selves. I will tell you , what goes around comes around. These friends are not worth bringing back! Friends are there for support...

Problems with Friends: friends :(, maranda, dork
maranda, dork, kay: Well, Kay, what I think that you should do is pull aside one of your better friends in the group and tell him or her just what you told me. Tell them how much it actually is hurting you, and that you don t want to lose your friends, but, the name calling is...

Problems with Friends: my friends suck, dumb asses, one of my best friends
dumb asses, one of my best friends, herd: I would just suggest that you try to keep yourself calm in all of it, and to make sure not to do anything too harsh, like beatin anyone up or anything. What you need to do is just let everythin cool off for a while. Those things are possible, but, may not...

Problems with Friends: girl, best friends, game
best friends, game, love: If you told him she only asked him out because she felt bad, why do you need to protect HER? It would be HIM that needed to be protected from a pity date . Also, it really wasn t your place to tell him that. You can try to let things cool down, and then...

Problems with Friends: A guy, being the other woman, new girlfriend
being the other woman, new girlfriend, guy friend: Your not being the other woman at all. Your more like his BEST FRIEND. He trusts you, he seeks your advice... your is confidant. You may only be thinking she s such a bad person because you possibly still have feelings for him. Have you even TRIED to get...

Problems with Friends: I have all guy friends, perverted things, guy friends
perverted things, guy friends, old girl: Hi Nicole. It probably isn t anything that you are doing, its just the fact that you are a girl and they are guys. Girls and guys operate differently and treat their friends in different ways. As you are their friend, they are probably treating you like...

Problems with Friends: (Minor) Friend Problem, grammar mistakes, correct pronunciation
grammar mistakes, correct pronunciation, deveny: You can keep trying to correct her, but from what you told me, it doesn t seem as if it ll work. She probably doesn t care if she says it correctly or not. I think you should try your best to ignore it. You may think it s annoying, but could it be possible...

Problems with Friends: please help, drinking alcohol, longest time
drinking alcohol, longest time, couple days: You re right. Maybe she does have nothing better to do. Honestly, I wouldn t sweat it. She obviously has a very sad life if she has NOTHING better to talk about than to talk bad about you! Letting her come back is your choice. I can t tell you if you...

Problems with Friends: Stuck! Stuck Stuck Stuck!, shoud, myspace
shoud, myspace, nerves: Being shy shoud not stand in the way of anything. What you need is to be a bit sneaky. You tell her that you do not like that guy anymore and that you have a crush on someone else. Do not tell her who it is whatever she does ( even though he is imaginary,...

Problems with Friends: what am i supposed to do?, 2 girls, being friends
2 girls, being friends, good friends: Hi Piper :) I can tell you that I have dealt with this problem before with my best friends. What I would tell you to do would be to see how long this goes on for, first of all. Then, if it persists too much longer, you need to talk to #2 and tell her that...

Problems with Friends: Worries, fist fights, golden childhood
fist fights, golden childhood, ommision: Hi, This is what we call a bump in a relationship. If you can get over this bump with him you ll become a better of his friends. My problem is that I do not promote you to be dating at age 15 for certain reasons. So please understand I ll say be his friend...

Problems with Friends: Behind the back talk, innocent one, nasty things
innocent one, nasty things, restraining order: Well, a good thing would be to have a talk with the counselor at school. Go with a couple of your friends and tell her/him what exactly is going on, and that you can t trust her, so, you would not like to be friends with her any longer, but, she has her parents...

Problems with Friends: Best friend issues, gifted classes, math science
gifted classes, math science, math and science: Maybe she wants to become more oriented in math, science and technology. Or maybe her parents want her to go to that school. I think you should have more faith in her. Don t expect her to fail. I mean, if she does fail, she ll still be able to go back...

Problems with Friends: Best friend issues, gifted classes, math and science
gifted classes, math and science, math science: Hi, I don t know which school you are speaking about, yet I do know about education as I studied to be a teacher. I think education is well super IMPORTANT. I however think friendship is important too. You as her friend have a right to talk to her about her...

Problems with Friends: Best friend issues, gifted classes, math and science
gifted classes, math and science, math science: Hi Katie! Well having someone so sensitive as a best friend can be tiring , I am telling you that because I am very sensitive and my friends tell me that . Now if I were in her place, I would think that you were either jealous or that you are trying to put...

Problems with Friends: Best friend issues, gifted classes, math and science
gifted classes, math and science, math science: I think that you should just let her try it out. And if she does start failing, to make sure to support her as much as you can. It really is her choice, and the best thing that you can do is to support her, and not to try to change her mind, because that could...

Problems with Friends: Best friends, happy birthday, best friends
happy birthday, best friends, laugh: Well, I think that your friend is probably getting much too involved in her boyfriend too quickly. This is why you are feeling left out, she is getting a lot of (Not necessarily good) attention from him, so she craves more and more of it, leaving you out....

Problems with Friends: Best guy friend, guy friend, friend mike
guy friend, friend mike, pneumonia: First off, I am so very very sorry that I took such a long time to respond. I am normally much more prompt, but I was in the hospital with pneumonia. I would suggest that you sit down with Mike and tell him that he is your best friend, and you really do care...

Problems with Friends: bad friend?, bad friend, bestest friend
bad friend, bestest friend, new friend: Well, I think that your friends still have a lot of growing up to do, but I am sure that your best friend only means well. I think that she is a good friend, but that does not mean that you should be letting her hurt you by calling you names. Tell her that...

Problems with Friends: Me and my best friend, mood swings, friendships
mood swings, friendships, best friend: Well, there is not really anything that you can do to change for her. Because of her rough past, she probably feels like you re expecting too much out of her. Please don t make her try to open up if she doesn t want to. Think about your feelings for a moment....

Problems with Friends: best friend issues, pneumonia, monique
pneumonia, monique, best friend: First off, I am SO sorry that it took this long to respond, I normally am not so rude, but I was in the hospital with pneumonia. I think that what defines a best friend would be somebody that you can go to with problems, and they can comfort you, and help...

Problems with Friends: my bff and myb/f, bff, thig
bff, thig, 4 months: Ask him how he feels about her, because you don t want to be hurt. And make sure to talk to your friend, because you may be interpreting their friendship as something else. I hope that I helped, and if there is anything else I can do, feel free to write to...

Problems with Friends: Friendship, buse, mother and father
buse, mother and father, graduate school: Well, Buse, you need to stop talking to this girl. She is no good, and you need nothing to do with her. Just ignore her when she is mean to you. Once you graduate school, this girl will be nothing to you, so, just try to ignore her the best that you can, and...

Problems with Friends: Behind the back talk, new best friend, good friend
Problems with Friends: Behind the back talk, new best friend, good friend, good luck

Problems with Friends: Is she a friend?
Well, you should tell her that it hurts you, although you said that she knows that those comments upset you, she may not always remember it, and you can help her to remember this by reminding her. Just tell her please, name, don t say things like that, they...

Problems with Friends: friend troubles, tiny bit, boyfriends
tiny bit, boyfriends, bitch: Your friends are jealous. You probably are spending a lot more time with him, and a lot less time with your friends. Most people don t notice things like this. I think they feel like you ve chosen him over them, or that he took you from them. You need...

Problems with Friends: friends, goth, good luck
goth, good luck, sake: Hey Anne! You seem to have a problem finding the right people. Do not hang out with someone just for the sake of being with anyone. The goth people sound better than the bossy girl though. Just try to find people who are more like you by joining stuff you...

Problems with Friends: friends, goth friends, pneumonia
goth friends, pneumonia, firstly: I m so sorry, firstly, that I have taken so long to respond. Normally I am much more prompt, but I have been in the hospital with pneumonia for the past 10 days. I think that any friend who tries to control you to the point where you can t be with other...

Problems with Friends: my friends, friend jenny, friend sally
friend jenny, friend sally, water fountain: Hi, Stephanie :D. The best thing you could do would be to tell Jenny and Sally both that you didn t throw her backpack away, and that you guys are growing up, its time to act like it. Tell Sally that its really really rude to say things that are not true...

Problems with Friends: help me =(, real friend, goth
real friend, goth, old friends: I have just answered this question, so check out the answer to that one. I believe it is also by you. You say that she doesn t let you talk to your old friends? Then she isn t a real friend. She might be to some other people, but it sounds like she s not to...

Problems with Friends: im stuck...., being friends, goths
being friends, goths: You don t have to hang out with her if you don t want to. Do you want to go through school with only one friend who bosses you around? Or do you wanna have many? Your friends don t have to have the same interests as you. Who knows, you might be introduced...

Problems with Friends: Loving and Losing, countless nights, grade 9
countless nights, grade 9, drug users: Hi, What is a friend to you? What made him your friend? How would he act towards you if the table were turned? I think with those answers we can help find a solution. I think we need to help him by getting him help to stop doing drugs. I think you have to...

Problems with Friends: between mom and daughter, mom and daughter, blouses
mom and daughter, blouses, blouse: I don t understand what the question is. I think she likes some blouses, and others she doesn t. I would be mad if I went to a store and bought a blouse that is supposed to be new and then come to find out someone wore it. Some people prefer new clothes...

Problems with Friends: School, decission, wrong idea
decission, wrong idea, dance class: Well Christina , could it be possible that you were a bit controlling without even noticing it? Maybe after you did the routine at home and tried to show it to them , they got the wrong idea as well. If they all agree on that, they cannot all be wrong , it...

Problems with Friends: still friends, megan, friendship
megan, friendship, long time: it s going to take a long time to get over her, it will not happen overnight. however, if you distance yourself from her, all that will do is ruin your close friendship. you just need to try to carry on like nothing has happened. eventually, your heart will...

Problems with Friends: Not a teen, but friends are acting like them., inconsiderate person, having my baby
inconsiderate person, having my baby, one of the girls: I would suppose that the best thing to do would be to either talk with the other wives and see (unless you already know) what their thoughts on her behavior are. She seems very tactless and inconsiderate herself for trying to draw more attention to herself,...

Problems with Friends: Worries, fist fights, golden childhood
fist fights, golden childhood, ommision: Hi, This is what we call a bump in a relationship. If you can get over this bump with him you ll become a better of his friends. My problem is that I do not promote you to be dating at age 15 for certain reasons. So please understand I ll say be his friend...

Problems with Friends: she won't eat, fear of needles, immunization
fear of needles, immunization, parents: I think you just need to word things differently. Instead of saying it s not that bad, maybe you should have said it ll be okay... or if you want I ll sit by you or hold your hand (if that would be allowed). I m not saying you did anything wrong, I m just...

Problems with Friends: A BIG problem with my friends and my ex!, 5 months, jerk
5 months, jerk, best friend: It s okay that they still want to get to know him. They need to make their own opinion of him on their own. It s also okay that they are friends. I think it s kind of immature that you don t want your friends to be friends with him. He hurt YOU, not them....

Problems with Friends: bad friends, fornt, simple stuff
fornt, simple stuff, referal: Did something happen between you two to make her angry? Maybe you did something without realizing it. I m thinking she wants a little space. Try talking to her. I can t even tell if she wants to be your friend or not. Tell her that you re not going...

Problems with Friends: ex friend, 2 friends, backpack
2 friends, backpack, ditch: As I said, try to convince her that you did not throw her backpack and tell her that you still want her as your friend. If still you do not get results, go hang out with other people until the situation fixes itself. Try to tell her that she and them are being...

Problems with Friends: a friend or acquaintance? how to befriend?, good kid, real friends
Problems with Friends: a friend or acquaintance? how to befriend?, good kid, real friends, labels

Problems with Friends: fight., best friend, feelings
best friend, feelings: Try and talk it out. She may not be answering your e-mails, but that doesn t mean she s not reading them. Tell her that she s like a sister to you and you don t want to lose her as a friend.. that s she s your best friend and the only one you can rely on...

Problems with Friends: a friend or acquaintance? how to befriend?, jerk, hes
jerk, hes, acquaintance: The best test is the one you already did! Just try telling him to go out with you and your friends somewhere, if he says no then tell him that you will not help him with his work anymore. He will either do it for the work and if he does not then he will no...

Problems with Friends: friend problem..., feeling something, bff
feeling something, bff, thay: You didn t do anything wrong.. so let her throw her little fit. She ll eventually realize that you re not going to make the effort to be friends again. She probably expects you to call her asking to be friends.. but don t do it. She needs to know that she...

Problems with Friends: friends?, tough day, phone number
tough day, phone number, last minute: I think you are overreacting. Maybe she had a bad night the night before.. or a tough day. At least she called to cancel and didn t stand you up. I think you should give her another chance. You don t really know her so how can you know if she s really...

Problems with Friends: help frends, tattle tale, 3 strikes
tattle tale, 3 strikes, question thanks: It may help, but then they d just get onto you about being a snitch or tattle-tale , etc. In my opinion and experience, I chose friends that would treat me right. I didn t want all the drama and the anger, sadness, etc.. from people who were going to...

Problems with Friends: lost, freind, rest of the day
freind, rest of the day, best of luck: Yes i think you should definitely talk to all three of them separate. The last thing you need, it seems, right now is all them ganging up on you again. And yes i do think you should apologize to her, even if she doesn t always treat you best. Best of luc...

Problems with Friends: stepsister, emotional time, step sister
emotional time, step sister, especialy: Well rod, your older step sister is in a very emotional time. She is 13 years old and thats the time when all the drama and stuff if girls lifes starts. Just deal with it for a little while longer and tell your dad that he doesnt see how she s treating him...

Problems with Friends: Telling a friend you are dating another friend, truth of the matter, great friends
truth of the matter, great friends, gf: Going to lunch or dinner is an idea. Just tell him what you feel, and the TRUTH of the matter. Let him know that you can all still go out as friends. Maybe just keep from having too much PDA when he s hanging out with you guys. Then he wouldn t feel like...

Problems with Friends: what should i do..?, danae, two girls
danae, two girls, close friends: Tell them that you can be friends with both people. That if they really are your friends, they won t make you choose between the two. Tell them that you don t mind hanging out with them separately (so they don t fight). If Kate is going to make you choose...

Problems with Friends: yearbook, yearbook staff, gabby
yearbook staff, gabby, adn: Yes you are overreacting. I m sure people don t think of you as that girl that always hangs out with gabby . The school year is almost over and going into high school will change everything, so there s no need to worry about all of this. Not everyone believes...

Problems with Friends: best friend?, fall and winter, follower
fall and winter, follower, new girl: Melanie, as hard as it must be on you, the only thing you can do now is stop calling this girl and letting her do whatever it is she wants to do. Maybe she likes this new girl because she IS a follower. Some people like to feel flattered when others imitate...

Problems with Friends: Friend's Attitude, new attitude, lack confidence
new attitude, lack confidence, one of my best friends: Your friend is starting to get a new attitude , the goth or rock style attitude. Emo, rock, to tell you the truth I do not even know the difference and I see that people who adopt this look simply lack confidence and want attention by acting all special!...

Problems with Friends: Friend..Distant Friend., she s all that, distant friend
she s all that, distant friend, bad influence: Well Natasha , this is indeed mature! Drop this friendship now as you were planning and this does not happen in one day , but try gradually to remove her out of your life. She will eventually get the message. Her new behaviour is natural, it is just because...

Problems with Friends: i lied to a friend to save their life, at least i think i did, do the right thing, drinker
do the right thing, drinker, mindset: No , it is no big deal! However, I would say that giving advice is a better strategy. Just try to advice her and then let her make her own decision. Do not pressure her though and tell her that she can seek help whenever she wants and with whomever she prefers...

Problems with Friends: Online friendships or offline friendships?, life friendships, having a good time
life friendships, having a good time, nava: Hi Martin! First of all, real life friends are way better than any friends over the internet and feeling that you are more comfortable with being anonymous is not something that you alone feel. We all feel better when we can talk freely without anyone knowing...

Problems with Friends: Pushed away and they wont tell me why, close friends, good friends
close friends, good friends, specifics: Hi Lauren! I am sorry about this and I am sure it feels terrible. You cannot imagine how many questions I get each week with problems similar to yours. I have a feeling that this girl is controlling the group. The mistake you made here is talking about her...

Problems with Friends: Stressed Out, friendships, time out
friendships, time out, taking the time: That sounds indeed like a hard situation Rachael! The only way to do this is not by screaming leave me alone you freaks . It is by taking the time out that you need without letting them feel it. Just turn off the phone and go do whatever you like. You do...

Problems with Friends: stepsis, stepmom, stepsister
stepmom, stepsister, cousins: Now that you ve told me this, rod. This doesn t sound like the normal teenage drama. Who know s what s going through that head right now. Your step mom sounds like she has completely changed after the marriage, yes? I don t mean to sound rude or anything,...

Problems with Friends: Best Friends For Life, little heart, bffs
little heart, bffs, entire room: Hey Liza~ I am sure that even if you do not find it, nothing bad will happen to any of you. The best thing to do is to just quit looking for it for a couple of days and then it may just turn up. If you do not find it, just let your friends know and maybe...

Problems with Friends: best friend issues, friend ashley, new best friend
friend ashley, new best friend, different girl: Stephanie - I think you need to sit down and have a talk with her about this. If she doesn t understand or change her behavior then I say it s time to find a new best friend. You shouldn t have to put up with this from your supposed best friend . Ashle...

Problems with Friends: A close friend, custody battle, little sister
custody battle, little sister, whole time: Hey Icie! I am so sorry that this happened to you. It seems like he is more in lust , than love. When someone is in love there is no jealousy involved and the relationship is mature. I would try my best to move on and think about how you can better yourself....

Problems with Friends: I dont know who she is anymore, chanel, makeup
chanel, makeup, best friends: Hey Emily! Sometimes when girls start high school they think that they hav to act a certain way to be popular. It usually hurts the ones that care about them the most.(Like thir best friends) Sinceshe has a boyfriend she may also be trying to impress him...

Problems with Friends: me and my friend, friend jesse, second chance
friend jesse, second chance, chanel: Hey Tori! I am not sure if you mean the mom doesn t like you or if you mean your friend is upset. If it is the mom or friend just explain to them that you really didn t mean to do it and is was a complete accident, tell her that you feel completely...

Problems with Friends: my friend is hooking up with an old crush of mine, longest time, good friend
longest time, good friend, nerve: Jackie - She s not a very good friend to be telling you all of this knowing that you like this guy. You need to be honest and tell her how you feel and if she still disregards your feelings then you should probably move on and start finding another friend...

Problems with Friends: friends or not???, akward, being friends
akward, being friends, chanel: Hey Stephanie! Irs always good to be a little cautious after things like this happen, you don t want to be thrown around in a friendship. I would act normally around her, but don t be overly nice. You can friends socially, like when at events or parties...

Problems with Friends: cannot get away from "friends" I despise, follower, nerves
follower, nerves, stephanie: Whenever she tries talking to you make something up to show you are busy. Pretend you are studying or whatever and do not listen to her when she talks. It is hard to do it without hurting her feelings if she does have any, but since she is a follower and all...

Problems with Friends: my friends dont include me when they are their other friends., friendship group, myspaces
friendship group, myspaces, closest friend: Hey Jessie! It sounds like maybe your friends don t notice that they are hurting you. I would let them know or maybe just your closest friend that you feel like an outsider sometimes and just want to be included. She should understand an make an effort...

Problems with Friends: girl friend, strong first impression, desirable behavior
strong first impression, desirable behavior, attractive image: Hi! Well first of all the fact that you are on this planet makes you normal and makes you deserving of everything just like all the people on it. Do not label yourself as a nerd and do contribute to your studies, but also leave time for relationships with...

Problems with Friends: Am I not a good friend?, better path, friend doesn
better path, friend doesn, loyal friend: You are a good friend. You said that most your friends are starting towards that path? well that s because you choose a different better path than them. You stay in the lightness while they go down to the darkness. Hang out with people like you. There s maybe...

Problems with Friends: I can never keep a friend., bestie, old friends
bestie, old friends, new friends: Tasha - Unfortunately this happens to a lot of people. It happened to me. You just have to find new friends that will be there for you like you re there for them. It may take some time but it s better to be alone then with people who don t treat you right....

Problems with Friends: this is kind of bad, family friends, east coast
family friends, east coast, best friends: Hi David! Wow I Am immpressed, you must really care about these girls, because most guys would just blow it off! I would recommend letting your ex know that you care alot about the friendship you guys have, but you also care alot about the friendship that...

Problems with Friends: losing friends to drugs, weed weed, smoking weed
weed weed, smoking weed, stealing money: Hi, I am glad you quit smoking weed. Weed is a serious drug that causes a load of problems. My former friend is in jail as he used weed(in jail for stealing money to buy weed) and well lets just say he would have been killed by a gang near him if he still...

Problems with Friends: Sarah., friend samantha, thier friends
friend samantha, thier friends, beginning of summer: Hi Amy! In this situation i would try to be friendly towards Sarah, no matter if the other girls get mad. If you are a true friend you will be there no matter the situation, and it may be better for sarah to see who her true friends are, like you. People...

Problems with Friends: My 2 best friends, hot n cold, chanel
hot n cold, chanel, best friends: Hi Nicole! I don t think that they are doing it purposfully, but i could be worng. Let them both know how you feel, and maybe try to hang out with Simmy more. It should help and maybe one day you will all be at her house at the same time. Take Care ...

Problems with Friends: My Best Friend, having sex with boys, sexual morals
having sex with boys, sexual morals, boys dicks: HI Jennifer! Wow that is a very long and disturbing story. A 13 year old doing that is horrible. I would try to distance myself from her. She is getting a bad reputation and she has already stated that she doesn t want to stop. If i were you, i would tell...

Problems with Friends: My Best Friend, having sex with boys, sexual morals
having sex with boys, sexual morals, boys dicks: Your friend is past promiscuous , this is unacceptable behaviour for a girl at any age. Tell her parents or an adult at school and do not worry about her getting mad at you. I do not want you to be friends with her anymore. Not only are you two different,...

Problems with Friends: My Best Friend, having sex with boys, sexual morals
having sex with boys, sexual morals, boys dicks: Talk to your parents and a doctor about sex risks. She needs to be tested ASAP. If you care about her as a friend I would recommend having a talk with a trusted teacher about her with proof and than having that teacher and her parents talk to her about this....

Problems with Friends: My Best Friend, having sex with boys, sexual morals
having sex with boys, sexual morals, boys dicks: Omg that is serious. You really need to persuade her some how or another that, that is WRONG! Yes you can get an STD from giving blowjobs. Even hand jobs. The thing a best friend would do is tell her parents right away and show them the tape. They need to...

Problems with Friends: Bullying, chanel, authority figure
chanel, authority figure: Hi Ryan! I would let someone know that is an authority figure. If it is at school let a teacher know, if it is at home let a parent know. It is really awful how mean some people can be. You are a great person for staying by his side and wanting to help...

Problems with Friends: Friend is changing, sad reality, friendships
sad reality, friendships, new friends: Whenever anyone goes into High School, they change. it is a sad reality, but it always happens. When i went into 9th grade, I lost all my friends and had to start over, and sadly most friendships are like that. I think you should either try to accept those...

Problems with Friends: My Best Friend, bestfriend, adult
Problems with Friends: My Best Friend, bestfriend, adult

Problems with Friends: texting sucks
Problems with Friends: texting sucks

Problems with Friends: feel that i will be unable to make new friends, friendship group, andc
friendship group, andc, new girls: Hey Tayani-mai! You should def. start new and fresh. Some girls ill still be bitchy and you just need to avoid becoming friends with them. There are alot of truly genuine girls out there with a good heart. There will be plenty of new girls in college to...

Problems with Friends: forgotten and alone, those girls, one of the girls
those girls, one of the girls, girls night: Hi Ashley! Wow that is reall yawful, it is a good thing you are going to collge soon and can meet some new friends. Those girls don t seem to be friends that are worthwhile if they cannot even remeber you. Dont forget you are special to someone, and no...

Problems with Friends: friend that is not straight forward, two messages, month and a half
two messages, month and a half, 18th birthday: Yes you are very right. Sometimes it is hard to get rid of a person , I know that . I had a best friend that I was trying to get rid of for years and it was so hard. This was until she did something terrible and then I just took a stop. Over the phone , tell...

Problems with Friends: friend not being straight forward, two messages, month and a half
two messages, month and a half, 18th birthday: Hey James! Wow that is quite the situation. From a girls point of view it seems as though she may be a little insecure wiht herself. She wants to have a boyfriend and then keep you on the side as her friend just in case something may happen with them....

Problems with Friends: friend trouble, math class, positive attitude
math class, positive attitude, lying in bed: Hi! I understand that you have been friends for so long, so it would be a shame for it to end this way. It will probably be very difficult, but you all should meet and try to talk things over and get all your feelings out. Something else may be upsetting...

Problems with Friends: how to make friends, rude person, shy girl
rude person, shy girl, zabel: Hi Zabel! I had this problem for a long time. I overcame this by just seeing everyone as equal, no cliques or groups. I would try to say hi to people that made eye contact with me. The worse that can happen is that they just keep walking. One less rude...

Problems with Friends: Haha long story..., friendship braclets, homecoming dance
friendship braclets, homecoming dance, double whammy: Hey Brad! Wow, what a jerk! The bully i mean! But honestly i would let your best friend know how he is towards you and how you feel about him. Once you tell her she may view him differently. Let her see how he treats you, go hang out somwhere together so...

Problems with Friends: no idea ., cop shop, camping store
cop shop, camping store, pepper spray: Hi Becca! It sounds like this girl probably has some insecurities within herself. Most likely. like your dad said she is jealous. I wouldn t respond to her it will just feed her ego. Let it slide right off your shoulders, be the bigger person. You should...

Problems with Friends: lost friend, girls way, beginging
girls way, beginging, one of the girls: Hi Lily! Because there are 3 of you will be hard for partners to be chosen, so you should look for another friend to bring into the group. Since Jill and Sam are growing closer it may help you out and give you a good friend. Since they are hanging out more,...

Problems with Friends: New Year. New friends?, older sister, first car
older sister, first car, good friends: You are strong and this will make you find good friends. I am glad you took your own decisions! I ditched my two best friends last year and now I have better ones! Be open to people and try to identify how good people are with you early on so you do not get...

Problems with Friends: new school, true colors, single word
true colors, single word, chanel: Wow, thats a huge move. Try to be yourself, if your someone else you will make friends that will eventually think of you as fake. Dont be overly shy, show your true colors, i am sure there is someone out there that will take interest. Get Involved that always...

Problems with Friends: Persistent girl, friendship group, blahblahblah
friendship group, blahblahblah, gnat: Well Kat I understand that the situation can indeed get annoying. However, how annoying can one girl be? Ruining the best days of your lives? No dear, having your mom (God forbid) die is something that ruins your life, not having a stalker no matter how bad...

Problems with Friends: RE: REALLY REALLY lost friend :(, grade 8, chanel
grade 8, chanel, new friends: Hi Lily~ It seems as if these girls are really confused on who they want to be friends with. I say it is a new grade and a new year, why not make some new friends? The best thing to do is to still be nice to Sam, but find new friends also. She obviously...

Problems with Friends: texting sucks, new conversation, 3 friends
new conversation, 3 friends, sleepover: Hi! Texting has become the new conversation these days. Instead of using words, people have started to use their fingers! It gets annoying huh? I would suggest letting them know, like Hey guys we are here to have fun together, not sit on our phones all...

Problems with Friends: Whats happening to my friendship?, allia, highschools
allia, highschools, bffs: Hey Allia! How you feel is totatlly normal. While you do feel left out now, when school starts you wll probably make new friends at your school. It seems really hard, but you wll. Try your best to stay in contact with them, but if they don t want to stay...

Problems with Friends: wanted "a friend", good listener, freak out
good listener, freak out, eye contact: First of all do not freak out! The more relaxed you are , the better. Second, throw away the past , do not think about your old friend or old school , this is a new life. These people do not know you so you can be anything in front of them. Believe it or not...

Problems with Friends: My bestfriend says she loves my boyfriend, soccer game, bestfriend
soccer game, bestfriend, soccer team: talk to her about it there s nothing holding you back just tell your boyfriend first and it doesnt matter what he says its ur relationship, your exbestfriend, and your problem. A 4 hour drive is nothing on weekends and stuff when you are in college. so you...

Problems with Friends: bored, slumber party, something fun
slumber party, something fun, great friends: It may be that you guys have started to become interested in different things. You could do something fun like a dance party, or try to set up a slumber party. I say just think of something you would probably not do, and do it. Go all out and have a little...

Problems with Friends: Either I changed, or they did., maturity level, party with my friends
maturity level, party with my friends, 4 friends: Hi Mike Sometimes friends just grown in different directions. It may be that you dont have the same interests as they do anymore. It could be the maturity level differencealso. If you get along with the people in the next city and its not far, take a...

Problems with Friends: Friend problems, volleyball team, friend problems
volleyball team, friend problems, spreading rumors: Hi Caitlin I would try to avoid him, just because it isn t right for friends to date other friends boyfriends. I know it wil be hard, but you need to think that if it was you, how would you react? It was wrong of her ot hurt you purposefully, but you need...

Problems with Friends: freind ignoring me, opposite genders, good friend
Problems with Friends: freind ignoring me, opposite genders, good friend, girlfriend

Problems with Friends: A former friend at work, personality problem, work question
personality problem, work question, adult sons: Hey Again I believe people are probably nice to her, just to try and make her happy in other words put her in a better mood so they dont have to deal with her bad attitude. They may be afraid of her reaction if they were mean. Some may even feel intimatated...

Problems with Friends: freind ignoring me, friend dylan, early teens
friend dylan, early teens, freind: Your brother is so right , this friend is exploiting that fact that you are weak and dependant on him. Ignore him and look for other friends , he will come back eventually and if not , then you WILL find other people. He is not the only person left in the...

Problems with Friends: What is up with my friend?, couple times, close friends
couple times, close friends, joke: Hi! There is obviously something going on in here. You sound very mature so I doubt that you are imagining things. This goes beyond a joke, I think Sean is up to something. Have a talk with him , one on one, and tell him that it is either he cleans up his...

Problems with Friends: friend, boyfriend and girlfriend, friend dylan
boyfriend and girlfriend, friend dylan, possibilty: Hey Lindsay There could be a number of different possibilties why he is ignoring you. One possibilty is that people are suggesting to him that you two are boyfriend and girlfriend and this is making him uncomfortable so he is thinking that if he stops being...

Problems with Friends: My friend is coming back to-day, calling the shots, chanel
calling the shots, chanel, good luck: Hi Joe! I would not make a big deal of it. Carry on as usual, you dont want her to think that she is the one calling the shots on how you act. If she apporaches you and is in good spirits, then great. If not then you avoided another bad moment with her!...

Problems with Friends: Girl Hanging on Me, new friends, loser
new friends, loser, patience: Find her new friends. If you abandon her, trust me, it will destroy her. When i was a freshman my friends abandoned me, and it s very hard finding new friends when you have no one. Just have a little patience...Find her new friends or people that she may eventually...

Problems with Friends: i have lost most of my friends., differnt places, kind boyfriend
differnt places, kind boyfriend, true personality: Hi Jayde! It is good that you want to show your true self. Maybe start by calling her saying it over the phone. You coudl tell her you are so sorry for all the trouble, but you dont want to lose her. Maybe you guys can meet up and tellher your boyfriend...

Problems with Friends: Should I stick with one of my friends???, cute clothes, popular girls
cute clothes, popular girls, rags: Have a talk with her and tell her that if she does not stop, the friendship will end there. Say it and mean it. Any thing that bothers you beyond that talk should end the deal once and for all. Look for people who appreciate you. We all have our characters...

Problems with Friends: i can't trust my friend, cardinal rules, ex boyfriends
cardinal rules, ex boyfriends, ashley: August - Your supposed friend broke one of the most cardinal rules of friendship. You don t go after people your friends like. I would stop associating with her as a friend. If she did it this time, she s probably going to do it again. Ashle...

Problems with Friends: Best friend just got dumped, reading luke, open person
reading luke, open person, supportive friend: Luke - I would suggest you get him to start talking to someone so he doesn t relapse into his old habits. Tell an adult or a counselor that you trust what happened and that you re worried and be a supportive friend because he s going to need you. Ashle...

Problems with Friends: my best freind, full time job, bestfreind
full time job, bestfreind, secend: Hey Shane, This is a really hard situation. I know that when my best friend (who is a girl) got together with her boyfriend it seemed like we were no longer best friends because she was always hanging out with him and never had time for me anymore, even...

Problems with Friends: best friend problem, best friends, 3 years
best friends, 3 years, last time: Hey Anna, I know it can be hard when friends say you re stressed out and for no-reason what so ever. Especially when a) You re not stressed out and b) There is a reason why you are a LITTLE bit annoyed. What I think in your case even though you may feel...

Problems with Friends: my best friends had a fight, none of your business, kao
none of your business, kao, best friends: Hey Ashley, Sometimes although it is annoying friends do fight, each have their own opinions of each other and it is REALLY difficult to try and get them to be friends let alone get them to talk to each other. I think what is best is for you to play the...

Problems with Friends: What's going on...? (Conversation with an ex), time heals all wounds, new girlfriend
time heals all wounds, new girlfriend, mutual friends: Hey Kaite, From what you tell me, he seems to feel awkward because he may have a connection with you. He may have a small feeling that things could end up going wrong. For instance, because he has a new girlfriend, maybe he thinks there will be tension...

Problems with Friends: Difficult Discussion, second grade, best friend
second grade, best friend, feelings: Hey Elphie, This is difficult I can understand you don t really want to hurt her but you need to stop her from talking about it if it s hurting you. The best way to sort this out is to speak to her, if she carries on doing it you can either change the...

Problems with Friends: Drugs, flat mates, friendship group
flat mates, friendship group, downward spiral: J - I would suggest staying as far away as possible from these people. What they are doing is first off, illegal and very dangerous. They are involved with hardcore drugs and it s going to be a very nasty downward spiral. You don t want to be involved with...

Problems with Friends: Friends, odd question, olivia
odd question, olivia, new friends: Hey Olivia, Its not weird at all. Many people go through the same thing. I have noticed that when this happens to most people they go and find new friends, but that may not be the best thing necessarily. You could probably give it a little more time...

Problems with Friends: Friends...what to do?, boohoo, something simple
boohoo, something simple, whiny: Hey Tasha, Sadly, I am going through a similar thing. My best fried says that she wants to hang out, but then never follows through and does it. I know your pain. Hopefully things will go better for you than they are for me. I think that you should try...

Problems with Friends: Friends, nice peice, pain in the butt
nice peice, pain in the butt, stable relationship: Lora - She s treated you like crap long enough that you need to make a stand for yourself and tell her that it s not acceptable to be treated this way anymore. Tell her that you understand that she really likes this guy and obviously things change when...

Problems with Friends: .. Friends or more?, good listener, chating
good listener, chating, bestfriend: Hi Belle It would be, I am sorry I reread the question and want to add that you should def tell your boyfriend that you are having other feelings and that you want to take a break for the moment. It would be easiest that way. Take Care ...

Problems with Friends: Being A Good Girl, alcohol and drugs, western girls
Problems with Friends: Being A Good Girl, alcohol and drugs, western girls, canadian girls

Problems with Friends: Being A Good Girl, teen leadership, sick friends
Problems with Friends: Being A Good Girl, teen leadership, sick friends, wrong choices

Problems with Friends: fights between friends, christmas time, sabrina
christmas time, sabrina, dudes: Hey Tega, This is a difficult situation I must admit. The only thing that I can see that you can do is try to be friends with her friends. Once you are cool hanging out with everyone she hangs out with, she may not be as jealous. That is also why she does...

Problems with Friends: My friend has changed..., bad influence, saying things
bad influence, saying things, virginity: Hey Alexis, I know you feel you have to do something and I know it s difficult to hear this, especially from someone you don t know, but this is what she has chosen. It sounds terrible and I can understand how your feeling, how people can change themselves...

Problems with Friends: friend probz, new idenity, heart pains
new idenity, heart pains, ither: Hey Hinz, The best thing for you to do is talk to her. Explain to her what you explained to me. She sounds like an understanding person. She sounds like she does not want to get in the way of what you want, and the way she is acting is just to cover up...

Problems with Friends: my friends always coby me, hair colour, chanel
hair colour, chanel, best friends: Hey Meg I understand at first it was ok...but now it is driving you crazy? I would just tell them, because without telling them straight and to the point that it bothers you, they may not catch the hint. I hope for the best:) Take Care ...

Problems with Friends: Being A Good Girl, slutty clothes, smoke cigarettes
slutty clothes, smoke cigarettes, bad girls: Hey Amanpreet, NOBODY should feel pressurized to do something that they don t want to do! If you ve got your morals stick to them. Don t feel you have to do something because people tell you to. I know it must be hard reading this back especially from a...

Problems with Friends: Being A Good Girl, slutty clothes, smoke cigarettes
slutty clothes, smoke cigarettes, bad girls: You are too good of a person to fall to those jerks levels. Those people are not your friend. You can do better. Talk to a doctor about sex risks, drinking risks, and smoking risks. The law in most areas would make it illegal to do any of those things at your...

Problems with Friends: Being A Good Girl, slutty clothes, smoke cigarettes
slutty clothes, smoke cigarettes, bad girls: Hey Amanpreet, Do not change! Never ever ever ever change for anyone. Not your boyfriends, not your best friends, not your family, no one. You are an amazing girl and will get far in life. Sex, drugs, and alcohol may be fun, but you will really pay the...

Problems with Friends: Help me pls.., mortal enemy, best bet
mortal enemy, best bet, grievances: Hey Rachel, I am sorry to hear this. People can really change, especially when moving from middle school to high school, and also from high school to collage. I think that your best bet would be to talk to the girl which you were closest to. Ask her nicely...

Problems with Friends: Help me pls.., group counselling, mortal enemy
group counselling, mortal enemy, wasting time: hey rachel, i don t have a clear answer on what to do either, because usually i would suggest that you talk to your friends to work this out...but if they don t want to talk, then maybe write a note or even get group counselling (if you think the friendship...

Problems with Friends: loosing mi friends over mi boyfriend help!, rough patches, school environment
rough patches, school environment, misunderstanding: hey heather, firstly, i think you should meet up with your friends and tell them how you feel, ie. stressed and how you ve been having a hard time lately because you re torn between the people who are most important to you, because there might be the slightest...

Problems with Friends: true friend?, thier friends, current group
thier friends, current group, real friends: Hey Misha, Yes it maybe a good idea to look around for new friends, but if you just start going off with somebody and leave your friends strait away they may get a little bit confused and confront you, just give them a last chance. What I think is best...

Problems with Friends: does she like me, tell tale signs, frount
tell tale signs, frount, blushes: Hey Robert, I can t really say if you are meant for each other but it sounds like she s into you. Here s a website link with some tell-tale signs. There is also some other stuff you might be interested in on there aswell if you d like to get the ball rolling!...

Problems with Friends: 3 best friends, personality changes, bestest friend
personality changes, bestest friend, friend doesn: Hey Molly, First I d consider talking to your friend about your feelings. Say that you feel a bit left out and it does upset you. If she is your friend I m pretty sure she ll understand and include you more. But don t make her do all the work - include...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend?, ivy ivy, new friend
ivy ivy, new friend, good friend: Hey, I know how it feels when somebody comes between you and your best friend. You want to have hysterics, plot some fiendish revenge or make her feel sorry but none of this will work. you have to take an incredibly deep breath and realize things just don...

Problems with Friends: Best friend ditches me., popular crowd, snobby
popular crowd, snobby, late arrival: Hey Melissa, I d start by confronting her. Explain to her that this is the last time you are going to mention this to her. Tell her that you feel if she is your friend she shouldn t be ditching you and your friends for her new group of friends all the...

Problems with Friends: Best friends split, benefit of the doubt, callie
benefit of the doubt, callie, new friend: Hey, For now I think you should give your friends the benefit of the doubt - go trick or treating with them. Don t assume they won t include you, infact, include yourself. Friendship is a two way thing although it seems that they aren t putting the effort...

Problems with Friends: Bestfriend Drama, new boyfriend, personal stuff
new boyfriend, personal stuff, good friend: Hey, Just go to her and tell her all you ve told me: Explain that although she may not see you as a friend you really care about her and you are always there for her. Explain that you wanted to apologize for things that you ve done in the past and you just...

Problems with Friends: Who do I believe?, friday linda, bad linda
friday linda, bad linda, benefit of the doubt: Hey Jo, There is a chance that one friend is down playing and the other is exaggerating. It s very likely Millie said she wasn t angry because she was embarrassed about the way she was acting but it s also very likely she didn t grab hold of Linda and...

Problems with Friends: what do i belive, serina, school tomorrow
serina, school tomorrow, towels: Hey, Don t say it accusingly just say - I can t find my phone at the moment I ve got a feeling I ve left it at your house could you check if i ve left it and if you find it bing it into school tomorrow. Something like that. You re also best phoning her...

Problems with Friends: My best friend is ditching me!, personality changes, mature person
personality changes, mature person, smiling face: Hey, It s a fact that as you grow up your personality changes a lot! (You may not even realize it!) And unfortunately it can pull some of your closest friendships apart. The reason your friend wants to spend time with this new girl is because she does so...

Problems with Friends: my bestfriend's ants made a whole lie about me, firend, very good friend of mine
firend, very good friend of mine, nice stuff: Hey Angela, I think you just need to give her time, she is beginning to talk to you again which is great. I wouldn t bring up the whole aunt thing again because it could start more arguments. But if it is really hurting you just talk to her and say: I m...

Problems with Friends: Confused Friendship, entusiastic, one of my best friends
entusiastic, one of my best friends, listening skills: Hey, Just talk to A again. Say although she s told you everything is fine you know it s not. Explain you ve known her so long and you care about her a lot. Tell her friendship is important to you and if you ve done something wrong you need to know what...

Problems with Friends: How to deal with immature friends?, fake news, schoolwork
fake news, schoolwork, classmate: Hey, I would just talk to her: explain that you never wanted her to do badly in that exam, explain she was your friend and you cared about her. Tell her that she made it clear she didn t want to be friends with you so you have moved on and have new friends...

Problems with Friends: Friends, true friends, conversations
true friends, conversations, friendship: Hey Rhea, I know it s frustrating that they don t seem to take an interest. You can keep trying to talk to them and start conversations try to take an interest in what they have to say. (People generally love talking about themselves - master this skill...

Problems with Friends: Friendship, sarah x, one of the girls
sarah x, one of the girls, 2 girls: Hey Sarah, it s best to be as friendly as you possibly can! Treat all of your friends as you always have done, smile at them, be polite and compliment them. If they appear to be ignoring you go up to them and just ask politely Are you o.k - Have I done...

Problems with Friends: Friendship: growing apart?, pouring rain, family situations
pouring rain, family situations, bullies: Hey Tamera, As you get older friendships do grow apart. You change as you grow up everybody finds their own personal personality they never had when they were younger and this can cause problems between friends because some of the traits just don t click!...

Problems with Friends: My best friend is ditching me!, new friend
Problems with Friends: My best friend is ditching me!, new friend

Problems with Friends: freind in depression, dangerous symptoms, random guy
dangerous symptoms, random guy, freind: Hey, Here are some great steps for depression: 1) Research. If you don t know much about depression, it s harder to recognize dangerous symptoms and be able to offer some relief. It s not hard to learn a lot about depression. There are websites, books,...

Problems with Friends: friend problems, pretty friend, locker combination
pretty friend, locker combination, friend problems: Hey Sasha, It s stupid to be friends with people who do not treat you how you should be treated. If you are their friend they should treat you like one!!!!!! If I m being honest - I don t think they re worth it - if they are physically and mentally...

Problems with Friends: hiya its me again :), 3 friends, separate ways
3 friends, separate ways, side 1: Hey Pretty, Although I know you really want to sort it out - it is difficult. The row is between two sets of friends - you can t make them get along. You can try to get them to be friends again but if they don t get on they don t get on and you then have...

Problems with Friends: I need to know what to do., causing drama, owlet
causing drama, owlet, backstabber: Hey, I know how it feels when somebody comes between you and your best friend. You want to have hysterics, plot some fiendish revenge or make her feel sorry but none of this will work. you have to take an incredibly deep breath and realize things just don...

Problems with Friends: Trying Not to Ruin a New Friendship, freshman girl, genuine friendship
freshman girl, genuine friendship, new friendship: Hey Lindsey, I think you need to speak to your friends and tell them it s not fair that they are treating you nicely one minute and then like dirt the next. It isn t right to mess you around. Explain to them they are your friends and they mean a lot to...

Problems with Friends: Should i tell her ?, bestfriend, first move
bestfriend, first move, guts: Hey, What I think is best at the moment is to stick by your friend. (So that you do not compromise your friendship - Friends are always more important than guys) Wait for him to make the first move. When he does you can tell your friend - this way it doesn...

Problems with Friends: again, freshmen year, friend of mind
freshmen year, friend of mind, dumbass: Hey BJ, You need to tell her that although it didn t feel like she was treating you like shit it did to you. You are her friend and you like to be there for her because that s what friends do! But when she is constantly leaning to you for help and not giving...

Problems with Friends: big problem, help me!, talking to the police, friends at school
talking to the police, friends at school, ups: Hi, You need to talk to your parents, a trusted teacher, and also the police. If anyone is in danger contact the police. Because of your comment, I highly recommend talking to the police asap. I also recommend your doctor. Please ask follow ups. Do not...

Problems with Friends: Friend conflict
Hey, Sometimes friends don t get on. We all change as we grow up and we all have different personalities and sometimes although it hurts we just have to choose. This doesn t mean you CAN T be friends with one of them but maybe just not as close as you were...

Problems with Friends: big problem, help me!, snitch
Problems with Friends: big problem, help me!, snitch

Problems with Friends: manipulative friend, psychology experts, real good friends
psychology experts, real good friends, new friend: Hi, I can t label people online and doing so is very risky. But, I have a few theories. Either she is alone and likes attention , wants all the attention , feels this is one way to be with you more , or she is afraid she will loose you . These are just...

Problems with Friends: am I overreacting?, girl friend, gf
girl friend, gf, old girl: Hi, Some people in relationships would find it rude if he did not ask his girl friend. Out of respect I felt he should have asked her. I however think ethically and maybe even legally he shouldn t be dating at that age. But, that s another topic. I think...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend Problems, awkward silences, friend problems
awkward silences, friend problems, exchange words: Hey Dave, Around this age your personality changes and people you used to be really close to, you just don t gel with anymore. It happens to everybody; sometimes you grow apart and that s that and then sometimes you just need some space for a bit and then...

Problems with Friends: Friends and school, one friend, new friends
one friend, new friends, old friends: Hey Rachel, You have every right to be upset and snap about it. You are a person and you have feelings, they have absolutely no reason what so ever to treat you in this way especially when they are your friends and especially when they know it s hurting...

Problems with Friends: It was my fault... And now I think they're mad, guidance counselor, batch mates
guidance counselor, batch mates, shoutfest: Hey, What has happened has happened, you can t do anything about it. It was a silly mistake and you know what you ve done wrong. You ve said sorry to your friends and they have accepted and said it doesn t matter - if they can do this they are true friends...

Problems with Friends: High expectations, bon fires, life peer
bon fires, life peer, bad person: Hi, I am held to super high standards. I am Jewish and proud of it. A lot of people call Jewish people scapegoats. They get blamed for a lot of things. We are held to a very high standard to prevent blame. If I steal from another person, it downgrades not...

Problems with Friends: Being open., annoying person, olivia
annoying person, olivia, ups: Hi, While I am glad you want to talk to your friends about those issues, I am afraid they might not know how to respond and might without even knowing about such, push you away. This is why I am here. This is also why I recommend talking to a trusted teacher...

Problems with Friends: BEST FRIEND!!, calling girl, harajuku lovers
calling girl, harajuku lovers, lovely girl: Hey Sophia, If I m being honest it will be very difficult to become best friends with #1 again. Especially seen as she spends alot of time with Bermuda now. I think the best thing to do is just to chat with them, find common interests that you have...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend/ Bully, one of my best friends, crazy girl
one of my best friends, crazy girl, weird things: Hey Lisa, I think the best way to sort this out is to speak to your friend, I know you don t really want to do that because you feel she ll carry on but be serious about it. This is upsetting so you should tell her that - you could just pull her aside or...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend & our dying friendship, high school friends, friendship group
high school friends, friendship group, memorys: Hey Tom, It sounds like your friend likes this other guy because he buys him things. There may be other reasons though. Lets assume there is no other reason. I would talk to him and ask him why he is doing this. Sure, he may get a lot of cool free stuff,...

Problems with Friends: a bad mate, mates, rant
mates, rant, point of view: Hey Danielle, I know exactly where you are coming from. I had a friend in the past who wouldn t leave me alone. She was grumpy moody and really didn t fit in. The thing is we sort of cold shouldered her and excluded her from the group. But in the years...

Problems with Friends: best friend troubless, livvy, better friend
livvy, better friend, mandy: Hey Olivia, I think you should tell your friend how you feel. Just explain sometimes you feel abit left out and it s upsetting you. She/They should then take more notice of your feelings and try to help and include you abit more. But if they don t, maybe...

Problems with Friends: Cousins/Friends, bff, cousins
bff, cousins, cousin: Cassie - You should really talk to your parents about your cousin and have them intervene. If they won t, talk to someone at school who can. Just tell your friend you don t want her over. If she s not getting the hint, maybe it s time to be a little...

Problems with Friends: Cummed On, cum on my face, hijab
cum on my face, hijab, sleepovers: Hi again, It s something that is serious. Not minor, SERIOUS. If talking to both of your parents at the same time is hard, talk to one at a time. I understand they may be upset, however they shouldn t blame you for it. Your friend should know that her brother...

Problems with Friends: Cummed On, cum on my face, hijab
cum on my face, hijab, sleepovers: Hey Fatimah, Actually no, it is not common for a horny boy to do that. They should have enough self-control to not do that. I really do not recommend talking to them because to them it will just seem stupid and something to laugh about. They will not think...

Problems with Friends: Cummed On, cum on my face, hijab
cum on my face, hijab, sleepovers: Hey Fatima, Yes, it is true that sometimes boys do things like this but the thing is I don t think you should get your parents involved. If you tell them, like you said they will be upset and angry and if they confront your friend s parents about it, it...

Problems with Friends: Friends, friend lindsay, infront
friend lindsay, infront, true friends: Hi Rachel Girls are difficult to figure out, so I would just talk to them. If they are your true friends, they will understand and feel bad they hurt you. If they aren t, then you should move on. I would tell them, how you are feeling left out and feel...

Problems with Friends: Prom Blues and Bitches, drama queens, fair game
Problems with Friends: Prom Blues and Bitches, drama queens, fair game, good luck

Problems with Friends: freind`s fake or real, calling me names, livvy
calling me names, livvy, freind: Hey Breaira, The best thing to do is when she does something to you, that is annoying. Don t wait tell her. You don t have to shout or anything just say Stop doing that. It s simple and usually works. Just stay calm and say it. Try not to laugh just...

Problems with Friends: friend problem, self consciousness, low self esteem
self consciousness, low self esteem, one and a half: Hey Alissa, That was not an exception. It was quite short compared to some I have had in the past. Let me start out by saying text her. It is possible that she feels you do not want to be friends with her anymore. Even though that is not true, because...

Problems with Friends: My friends is really upset with me and i don't know how i can fix it, livvy, misunderstanding
livvy, misunderstanding, good friends: Hey Taylor, The best way to sort it is by talking to your friend. Although she may not be talking to you she can still hear you. Just explain that you re sorry you made other plans, but there was a misunderstanding because you thought she was doing something...

Problems with Friends: Girls give me trouble, talking to girls, girl friends
talking to girls, girl friends, female friends: Hey Nick, There is nothing for you to worry about. In time you will become less shy and be able to talk to girls more. It is just something hat you pick up over time. You could however hang out with the same people that you do, but ask you girl friends...

Problems with Friends: Help with an Embarrassing Moment, embarrassing moment, laughing stock
embarrassing moment, laughing stock, school thanks: Hey Melanie, It all depends on this embarrassing moment I can t really tell you unless you explain but I can give you a basic idea. If it s not a really big thing it was just really embarrassing. People won t take much notice they may tease you abit but...

Problems with Friends: It's kind of broken, but should I try to fix it anyway?, cousin, sentences
cousin, sentences, best friends: Hey Tania, Sometimes friends go their separate ways and it s difficult to win them back. I think basically the best way to clear things up is to spend more time with her. Ask her to so something with you shopping, cinema, a meal etc. . . Just enjoy yourself...

Problems with Friends: I'm really worried..please help?, pregnancy test, seven seconds
pregnancy test, seven seconds, seven months: Hey Victoria, I can understand how you re feeling. It s annoying when friends lie or don t tell you about things you feel are important. But you have to understand maybe she did feel very embarrassed about having sex and like she said she felt you d...

Problems with Friends: Being Phased out by 'Friends', ashley, few days
ashley, few days, attitude: Kelly - You need to talk to them and tell them how you feel. Maybe they don t understand how their actions are affecting you but if they do then maybe it s time to sever ties and find better friends. I ve been in the situation you re in and I know how lonely...

Problems with Friends: Pissed off!!!!!!!!!! :<, cute name, none of my friends
cute name, none of my friends, aks: Hi Gretta That is a very cute name by the way:) Ok so..I am in your position also. I used to live in OH, but moved to WI about a year ago and none of my friends bothered to keep in contact, I was doing all the work. I also got tired of it and stopped,...

Problems with Friends: Please help me im in love with my ex, couple of friends, convo
couple of friends, convo, eye contact: Hey Stephanie, Try talking to him. Communication is very important in a relationship as I am sure you have heard, but it is also very important in friendships. Tell him how you feel and explain to him that it does not bother you that he may have a girlfriend,...

Problems with Friends: Prom Blues and Bitches, bacj, gcse drama
bacj, gcse drama, spoiled rich girl: Hey somethingsweeter. No, you shouldn t just let her walk all over you. That s the easy option and if you give in once she ll keep doing it. Yes maybe she is bitching - It s jealousy is always happens in girls ESPECIALLY when boys are involved. Just try...

Problems with Friends: relationships and friends, calling me names, little friends
calling me names, little friends, chain letters: Hey Olivia, Nice name! - That s my name too! Well firstly it seems to me you ve been doing alot of groveling and that it s you who are doing all the apologizing when it seemingly isn t your fault. Yes say sorry that your friendship didn t work but don...

Problems with Friends: Are they true?, easy target, bad person
easy target, bad person, bestest: Hey Nikki, Yes, they could be being very true. Sometimes that is how people joke around, and they just find you and easy target. This does not mean you are a bad person or that they do not like you. It is really just a way to show they like you even though...

Problems with Friends: do boys like tomboys or girly girls more?, girly girls, 3 boyfriends
girly girls, 3 boyfriends, girly girl: Hey, Like girls boys vary too! If I m being honest I ve met more guys that fancy tomboys over girly girls because they see girly girls as fake. It s how it happens - but don t think that you have to change to get a boyfriend. And sometimes when girls are...

Problems with Friends: do boys like tomboys or girly girls more?, girly girls, 3 boyfriends
girly girls, 3 boyfriends, girly girl: Hi Brianna Guys are all different, some like girly girls and some like tom boys. The most important thing I want to point out is, if you change then most likely anytime you meet a boy it wont work out because you just wont be being yourself. He would rather...

Problems with Friends: Crazy Comrades Catfighting Continuously, unwilling participant, thier friends
unwilling participant, thier friends, sumthin: Hi Confused It will be really hard for you to talk to them, but it should probably happen. I would invite them to come to your house and explain that you are neutral. Let them know how their actions are effecting everyone else. Tell them that Ron isn t...

Problems with Friends: clingy friends, lemon and lime, bffs
lemon and lime, bffs, ducky: Hi Nikki It is really hard to determine why friends become clingy. You may not feel as though she has been left out, but she may feel differently. I wouldn t try to say much too her, just try ot include all of you in some different thigns and maybe she...

Problems with Friends: confused what should i do..., strange situation, mail
strange situation, mail, good friends: Hey Rakesh, It s the crush thing. I know it may not make a whole lot of sense, but it can really make friendships awkward for an extended period of time. The reason she still comes to you for help is because she still wants to be friends, but just feels...

Problems with Friends: I Don't Know Who's my friend!!!, beautiful brown eyes, lunch tables
beautiful brown eyes, lunch tables, lunch table: Hey Samantha, Yes, if you feel it will drive you mad if you don t sit on a new table then do it. But try to remain friendly by still talking and spending quite abit of time with your other friends so that it is possible to be accepted back. Goodluck...

Problems with Friends: i dont know what to do...., friends head, social group
friends head, social group, loner: Jasmine, Oh how much I hate to read stories like this! Friendships can be so hard and it s harder still when you feel shut out by the people close to you. Relax, however, I think I can help you sort this out... First, you are more than legitimate in...

Problems with Friends: ex-friend, new neighbor, kimmie
new neighbor, kimmie, abusive relationship: Libby - It s up to you whether you wanna tell her or not. Is she ignorant to what kind of person Kimmie really is? If she honestly thinks she s a good person then maybe you should tell her but then it might looks like you re jealous and trying to ruin her...

Problems with Friends: Fight with my friend who is my colleague, inspite, troubled times
inspite, troubled times, bad person: Hey Partha, I know that this is hard for you, and that things are not going well, but that does not mean anything. I know that may sound harsh or illogical, but it is true. The thing about our world is that there are millions of better people out there....

Problems with Friends: Friend Grudges, hundred reasons, favorite one
hundred reasons, favorite one, tenth grade: Alex - These don t sound like true friends to me. Real friends wouldn t treat you like this. I say you dump them and find new ones. Sure, it ll suck being alone for a while but it s better to be unhappy and alone then unhappy with friends. Agree?...

Problems with Friends: Friends, large group, nerves
large group, nerves, sophie: Hey, Firstly it s very difficult for such a large group to get along really well. You can all still get along but it is difficult to plan stuff when there s such a large group - there will be nearly always be somebody left out. And it s natural for the...

Problems with Friends: Friends, staying friends, 8 years
staying friends, 8 years, friendship: Well, based on your description of her, it seems you don t like her much anyway. If you wouldn t become friends with her now if you hadn t known her before, then I think you are clinging to the history of the friendship and not how she is now. Only you can...

Problems with Friends: do boys like tomboys or girly girls more?, girl ashley, tomboy
Problems with Friends: do boys like tomboys or girly girls more?, girl ashley, tomboy, head over heels

Problems with Friends: I Don't Know Who's my friend!!!, fur elise, xfriend
Problems with Friends: I Don't Know Who's my friend!!!, fur elise, xfriend, classical song

Problems with Friends: my friends always do stuff without me, going to the beach, boys and girls
Problems with Friends: my friends always do stuff without me, going to the beach, boys and girls, clue

Problems with Friends: Help! my best friend is a bitch, campus housing services, psychological trauma
Problems with Friends: Help! my best friend is a bitch, campus housing services, psychological trauma, help service

Problems with Friends: my friend, fibs, heart surgery
fibs, heart surgery, abit: Hey, Sometimes people do lie, and when they get into the habit they just can t help it and I ve had friends who have been just the same! Most of the time these people lie because they just want attention. So you have two options: 1) You can speak...

Problems with Friends: My friend is driving me insane!, kind girls, horrible person
kind girls, horrible person, good person: Hey Samantha, I know what you mean by saying you want to save that stuff for your significant other, but in a way, he is. You may not have feelings toward him in that way, but you do have feelings of care and love. (By love I do not mean in love with...

Problems with Friends: friends, friend kelsey, friend jess
friend kelsey, friend jess, friendship groups: Hey Annette, At this age (Year 8/ Year 9) Friendship groups do change and it s easy for some and harder for others. Sometimes you don t really understand what s going on - you just grow apart. And I m pretty sure that Kelsey feels the same. First of...

Problems with Friends: my friends always do stuff without me, friend kelly, sleepovers
friend kelly, sleepovers, real friends: Hey Brooke I do not think that they do not like you, just didnt want to invite you and you to have a bad time. They are having a party about something you aren t interested in and probably didnt want you to be bored. If you wanna know why...it is best...

Problems with Friends: Help! my best friend is a bitch, jumping to conclusions, happy all the time
jumping to conclusions, happy all the time, better friend: Hey Jen, I think it s best just to let it be for now. Be perfectly polite to her but don t really try - let her see you re happy to be civil with her but if she s not going to make an effort neither are you. Don t give up on other friends because of her...

Problems with Friends: Keeping a friendship working., sick enjoyment, share problems
sick enjoyment, share problems, living away from home: Hey Joe, This can be very difficult, I believe that your relationship has come to a point where you can t carry on unless you take it further. Basically when a boy and a girl are friends sometimes it gets to the stage where you know everything about the...

Problems with Friends: am i a lesbian?, guys dicks, pantless
guys dicks, pantless, straight girl: Hey Diana, No I don t think you are a lesbian. Some girls are like you and go through what you re going through all the time. Most of the time it s because they feel embarrassed about it - that s all. Just because you don t want to look at guy s dicks DOES...

Problems with Friends: losing the true connection with friends, Talking to Your Friends, Time Management
Talking to Your Friends, Time Management, Finding Time for Adventure: Dear Kaitie, Your question is a truly good one because it is a common problem and you have expressed it in a very astute and mature way. What you need to do is begin an open and honest discussion with your friends wherein you are able to 1) express how...

Problems with Friends: Messed up, bad friend, horrible person
bad friend, horrible person, forgiveness: Hey Gretta, She should forgive you. You are not a horrible person or anything like that. Things like this always happen between friends. She will forgive you and be your friend again. There will always be fore fights, and as long as you make the effort...

Problems with Friends: I messed up, shopping cinema, couple days
shopping cinema, couple days, hannah: Hey Hannah, I understand where you re coming from but it is sometimes very difficult to get a parent to go back on their decision. It s fantastic that you realize you have done something wrong and the next step is to let your friend know you are sorry....

Problems with Friends: problems wid friends, graduate school student, book students
graduate school student, book students, happy moments: Hey, I think what s best is for you to think things through. Just sit down and have a good long think, possibly write it all down in detail and read it back to yourself. Problems don t usually seem as bad once we do this and then we can work out where to...

Problems with Friends: Slipping Away - Should I Try to Catch Him?, best buds, livvy
best buds, livvy, seventh grade: Hey Riley, It s never too late to try it s just being able to know when to drop it which is key. What I think is best is to treat him how you ve always treated him. Talk to him like you always have. If you do this he can t keep quiet and ignore you forever,...

Problems with Friends: what do I say?, serious relationship, boyfriends
serious relationship, boyfriends, having sex: Taylor - As her friend you need to approach her and let her know how you feel. Tell her that you re concerned about her well being and that you think she might be acting out and let her know that you re there for her. You re right in the assumption that...

Problems with Friends: sooo confused!!, playing games, brothers and sisters
playing games, brothers and sisters, friendship: Hey Maria, It s difficult to say, whatever happens if you ask your friend about it she ll tell you what she told you before - that he told her that. Although you maybe embarrassed to say so I d ask this guy about it. You don t necessarily have to tell him...

Problems with Friends: Tied to another friend, friend abby, friends ashley
friend abby, friends ashley, bad mouth: Abby - So you share a mutual friend in common? You just need to keep them separated. I ve been in the situation where I ve had friends who are friends with people I don t get along with. You just can t all hang out together and if they bad mouth each other...

Problems with Friends: true friend!?, lunch tables, lunch table
lunch tables, lunch table, closet friends: Unless you want to try talking to her but i doubt that s going to work. Girls are mean. That s a fact of life and they re especially mean in middle school and high school. If you re going to a new school with new friends I would take this as an opportunity...

Problems with Friends: Whats True?, spreading rumors, bffs
spreading rumors, bffs, bestfriend: Hey Dermi, I can not really tell you what to belive or what is true because I am not actually there experiencing it. The one thing that you need to decide is this, do you still want to be her friend and forgive her, or do you not want to be her friend and...

Problems with Friends: what do i do!, friend kevin, close friends
friend kevin, close friends, good friend: Hey Luke, I can not think of a way to show her, but you can try telling her again. If she is not accepting what you are telling her, then she is in denial. There is really nothing you can do about it. You have to wait for her to realize the facts. You can...

Problems with Friends: What did I do?, Conflict Resolution, Social Group Dynamics
Conflict Resolution, Social Group Dynamics, Beginning a Discussion about Feelings: I think your son really needs to speak to his female friend. Since she s feeling hurt and fragile, he needs to be careful about how approaches her so as not to seem confrontational or aggressive. Instead, he should try to assume a calming presence and non-threatening...

Problems with Friends: Yay!, birthday card, paris hi
birthday card, paris hi, 5 months: Hi Gretta Congrats on the friendship working:) And thanks about my name...i like it too:) I would be outgoing and be yourself. People are drawn to upbeat and happy people. If you are are constantly avoiding people and sitting alone then they will not approach...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend Issues, harsh word, freak out
harsh word, freak out, bad stuff: Hey Alex, If I m being honest, I do not believe you have done anything wrong. It s difficult when friends get boyfriends and they seem to change to spend as much time with that person as possible. I think the best way to get her friendship back IS to apologize....

Problems with Friends: My bestfriend and I are no longer friends., bestfriend, 7 months
bestfriend, 7 months, eachother: Jayy - What you did was pretty shady in terms of going after your friend s ex-bf. It s not completely unreasonable that they should quit talking to you. I would approach R and try and mend things with her. Is any of what she s saying based on truth or is...

Problems with Friends: The call handicapped, Friends Who Don't Call, Always Initiating
Friends Who Don't Call, Always Initiating, Imbalances in Friendship: Dear Richard, Every friendship involves a mutually exclusive form of give and take. Some friendships can take on similar qualities based on common factors, but each friendship is unique. The common factor in your friendships is, at a basic level, you....

Problems with Friends: How do i deal with it ??, muck, couple of days
muck, couple of days, best friend: Hey Meghan, Well first I d give yourself a couple of days to cool off and not think about the situation, basically just have an eat junk and watch movies day! Then I would try to right down five positive things about being single. Maybe it s a goodthing...

Problems with Friends: I don't know what to do, dear jennifer, term friends
dear jennifer, term friends, convos: Dear Jennifer, This is a really difficult question and I wanted to take a few days to ruminate over it before responding to you. I will respond to this based on both clinical and personal experience as I have had a similar experience with one of my...

Problems with Friends: friend issue, error in judgment, harsh word
error in judgment, harsh word, character flaw: Hey Nikki, I agree, it s difficult when friends get boyfriends and they seem to change to spend as much time with that person as possible. I think the best way to get her friendship back IS to apologize. Some tips: . . . 1) Be sincerely sorry. Before...

Problems with Friends: HELP, social engagements, lunch table
social engagements, lunch table, last question: Hi Lily, Have you ever had a conversation with this person or is she someone you ve just seen around and who really interested you? Either way, I think it s probably best just to go ahead and talk to her -- let her know that she seems really interesting...

Problems with Friends: Making Friends, awkward silence, internet account
awkward silence, internet account, classmates: Hey Holly, Ok basically just try to relax, if you have no problems with talking to people then your situation s easy. Start off talking about a film etc that you want to go and see and then see if the people you re talking to are interested to go and also...

Problems with Friends: Problem with my best friend, shy person, famous person
shy person, famous person, winter vacation: Hey Marko, What I think is best right now is to calm down and think it all through. When we go through a crisis we tend to freak out and this means we don t think things through properly. Now what I think is best is to forget everything that has happened...

Problems with Friends: Sleep-overs with my best friend, Sexual Orientation, Feelings for a Friend
Sexual Orientation, Feelings for a Friend: Dear Ollie, I think it s really brave of you to openly recognize your feelings and sexual inclinations toward your friend as well as to share them with me (a stranger) in this venue. I applaud you for this bravery -- it is much more than a small victory!...

Problems with Friends: Am I Asking Too Much?, family obligations, legitimate reasons
family obligations, legitimate reasons, lack of time: Hi Lily. I think you should tell him you don t really seem him as much as you d like too. If he gives you legitimate reasons (important family obligations), for the lack of time you have been spending together, then I m sure he is just too busy to see you...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend, catchup, fallout
catchup, fallout, good friends: Hey Rachael, Maybe your friend just didn t want the situation mentioned, did you bring it up while you were in a group? Basically what was said upset her. Basically you just have to tell her you re sorry, explain you didn t realize it would upset her...

Problems with Friends: My Best Friend and her boyfriend are getting on my nerves., one of my best friends, low self esteem
one of my best friends, low self esteem, friend don: Hey, Sometimes when friends get boyfriends they do want to spend most of their time with them. That s how it works and I m pretty sure when you get a boyfriend yourself you ll be exactly the same. I wouldn t confront your friend about this because she...

Problems with Friends: Best friend problems, friend problems, popular girl
friend problems, popular girl, quiet girl: Hi Anna. I understand your question. I don t really have any personal experiences to relate to this question, but I will try to help you out anyway. If you only have a few friends, and this friend of yours if considered popular , try not to fight with her...

Problems with Friends: My BFF has a new one., friendship book, new best friend
friendship book, new best friend, being friends: Hi Sophie. This is a hard question to answer because I don t see any really easy way to solve it. My best advice I can offer you, is that maybe you can call her more often to hang out. Try to push yourself back into her best friend spot. Maybe you can even...

Problems with Friends: my best friend's cousin calls me a bitch. I'm friends with her sister, too., rough patches, guy friend
rough patches, guy friend, time and space: Hey Eliza, First off, you re telling yourself you should die? That s just not right! Yes we all go through rough patches but we should never wish we should die, sometimes we don t realize how lucky we are that we re alive, so don t wish your life is over!...

Problems with Friends: Are they my so-called bestfriends?, quiet person, friend girl
quiet person, friend girl, birthday girl: Hey, I ve been through exactly the same problem and it s common with groups of girl at your age - you ve not done anything wrong it; s just how life is! For now try to hang out with girl C more - and what happened to girl D? Just try to become really...

Problems with Friends: How do I deal?, cant trust, alisha
cant trust, alisha, alyssa: Hey, Just calm down and try to relax! When we get all upset and frustrated we don t think strait and it can cause us to get stressed. So just try to cool it for a minute. Get out some paper or a diary or whatever and just have a rant. Write everything down...

Problems with Friends: Friendship Problems, stomach ache, guidance counselor
stomach ache, guidance counselor, friendship problems: Hey, Every teenager goes through these patches and it s just a case of working through them. There is no easy way to be honest. But what I found useful was keeping a diary and writing things down and reading it back to myself. When people do this their...

Problems with Friends: Friendship ruined over money........., getting drunk, spending money
getting drunk, spending money, beggar: Hey Shayla. The most important piece of advice you can take from this, is that you should not spend a single dime more on this friend or yours. He sounds like he has gotten so used to you providing for him, that he just expects it from you now. I wouldn...

Problems with Friends: friends..., friendship groups, two girls
friendship groups, two girls, new friend: Hey Megan, First thing is not to act bothered. At this time in life friendship groups change - I know what your going through because I had a REALLY tough time! You just need to relax and keep calm and level headed. Write down how you feel and every...

Problems with Friends: My friends hate me., brian drew, funny faces
brian drew, funny faces, female population: Hi Livvy. From what you wrote, it sounds like you want to be friends with KAC again, while maintaining your friendship with JBD (the guys). If Abi and Kate still hate you, chances are they are going to still hate you because they will fuel each others hatred...

Problems with Friends: friends issues, survival techniques, rudeness
survival techniques, rudeness, someone elses: Hey Bridget, I think it will be very difficult to get their friendship back at this stage, you hurt their feelings and went against your friends by going out with someone elses boyfriend. This basically goes against the rules of friendship. So it will take...

Problems with Friends: guy friend?, 2 gether, fish in the sea
2 gether, fish in the sea, middleschool: Hey, Sometimes it s difficult to read guys - they can t a take hint. They don t really realize unless you tell them. I think it s best if you try to get together a night out possibly with a group of friends or just the two of you. Get talking again - find...

Problems with Friends: Help!, rebound relationship, 1st boyfriend
rebound relationship, 1st boyfriend, time fave: Heya, I think it s best that you support your friend as much as you can. I know you feel angry at her considering that she said she wouldn t date him but to be honest if you were in her position - wouldn t you do the same. You know yourself that Tucker...

Problems with Friends: lexay, beging, pact
beging, pact, gossip: Hey Alyssa, Sometimes friends do tell secrets so sometimes it s best to keep our MOST private ones to ourselves. Sometimes it is hard to keep a secret and I bet she found it as hard not tell, sometimes we just can t help it - girls love to gossip. I...

Problems with Friends: please help-, situation face, friend jackie
situation face, friend jackie, friend lauren: Hey Sherrie. You didn t provide a lot of information for me to work off of, but there never is an overly easy way to get people to stop talking behind your back. In this situation confronting her about the topic may only make things worse. She may deny it...

Problems with Friends: problems making closer friends, quiet person, hard time
quiet person, hard time, gig: Hey Joe, I think it s best if you just hang out with them often but make sure you re able to read signs. You need to know when your friends need their space but don t be afraid to speak up and join in the conversation! Sometimes you just need to be yourself,...

Problems with Friends: i really hurt my best friend, ill do anything, time don
ill do anything, time don, million times: Hey, I don t think she s over-reacting, it can be difficult when a friend makes out with someone you fancy. I believe she will begin to trust you again but this will take time! Don t try to explain or apologize if you ve done so already because she...

Problems with Friends: had sex with a close friend, female friend, awkwardness
female friend, awkwardness, salvage: Hey Steven, Right now it isn t clear about how she feels. She may care about you greatly (more than a friend) Or maybe she feels that the situation was a mistake and she just sees you as a friend. I m pretty sure you can salvage the friendship and that...

Problems with Friends: back stabbing goes round and round, boyfriends, final decision
boyfriends, final decision, ashley: Hey Ashley, Maybe it wasn t the best plan to tell your boyfriend. I think it s best if you talk to your friend and come clean. However you may risk losing her friendship. If you feel you can t do this then talk to her about it and try to make sure she isn...

Problems with Friends: Best friend problems plz HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!, friend problems, pool party
friend problems, pool party, bestfriend: Hi Sierra. You did not actually ask me a question, so there is nothing to answer here. I will still give you my thoughts on the situation though. Although, I think if your best friend has a girl friend, you should probably respects his decisions regarding...

Problems with Friends: Getting a best friend back, new friend, eachother
new friend, eachother, boyfriends: Hi Anna. I m glad I could help with your last problem. A girl in my school sounds very similar to your best friends new friend. This girl from my school, who I ll call Jamie, had similar problems. In addition she got involved in drugs and had a lot of family...

Problems with Friends: I broke up w/my friend, two different lifestyles, walking on eggshells
two different lifestyles, walking on eggshells, batchelorette party: Hi Tracy. I am so sorry for the delay. I have been very busy and these questions just keep piling up. Honestly, from what I have read, your friend sounds like an overly dramatic pain. If she causes a lot of grief, I agree with your decision to want to take...

Problems with Friends: my buddy, bits and peices, mom and dad
bits and peices, mom and dad, bffs: Hi Krystine. Sorry for the delay. I have been so busy lately. This dilemma sounds like one big misunderstanding. Instead of speaking to Chelsea, I would have your parents or yourself speak to Chelsea s parents and explain to them that you don t appreciate...

Problems with Friends: Complicated Situation, self deprecation, mental breakdowns
self deprecation, mental breakdowns, simple glance: Hi Sarah. Sorry for the delay. I have been extremely busy lately. Your friend obviously has some serious issues that she needs to deal with. Whatever happens, don t blame yourself. It is not your fault. I honesty cannot fully answer your question on how to...

Problems with Friends: Confusing Friend Problem..., friends mom, riding the bus
friends mom, riding the bus, last period: Hi Jacqueline. Sorry this is so delayed. I ve been so busy lately. Though your question is somewhat confusing, I think you should try to be friends with Hannah again. Other than the fact that her personality is changing, I don t see any reason not to be friends...

Problems with Friends: Fight, negative relationship, 2 friends
negative relationship, 2 friends, allexperts: Hi Kelsie. Sorry this is so late. I never received an E-Mail from AllExperts about this question. I think you should talk to Lacie and find (in-person, one on one) and ask her why she doesn t like you. If you can resolve your differences with Lacie, your problems...

Problems with Friends: All my Friendships are falling apart, bff, populars
bff, populars, fifth grade: Hey, At this time in your life, you change. You become more mature and you begin to wonder who your friends really are. You might want to meet new people and when popular people start treating you really nicely you naturally want to hang out with them,...

Problems with Friends: How to start a conversation with people..., exact problem, funny story
Problems with Friends: How to start a conversation with people..., exact problem, funny story, nice day

Problems with Friends: friends bitching, sommy, school trip
sommy, school trip, couple of friends: Wow. That sure was some question. To put it simple I think that you should first talk to Beth. Stop sending people to find out what was wrong and find out for yourself. Personally a person who acts the way she acted isn t a true friend. Maybe you should take...

Problems with Friends: friends help needed, good friends, tiff
good friends, tiff, shout: Hi Chloe. Sorry for the long delay! I ve been so busy. I tell this to everyone : Don t let anyone tell you who you can or cant be friends with. If you are friends with your friends boyfriend (and nothing else) then you have nothing to worry about. If your...

Problems with Friends: Help Please., boarding school, relationship
boarding school, relationship, india: Why don t you just ask her? Pick somewhere casual, such as the mall, or to get something to eat, or even a movie. [movie doesn t have to be a date, many times friends go see movies together]. Pick somewhere you are comfortable going to, and ask for her input...

Problems with Friends: What happened to my friendship?, weird noises, absolute truth
weird noises, absolute truth, defense mechanism: Hi Samantha. This is a hard question to answer but I hope I can help. I think that him telling you he had a crush on you, probably changed a lot of the chemistry between your relationship (more awkward?). My and my friend had mutual feelings for each other...

Problems with Friends: hurt feelings, thier houses, three friends
thier houses, three friends, lockers: Hi Sandra. Sorry this took so long! I ve been really busy lately. What you need to do is speak to them in person, and tell them that you do not appreciate being the last one to be called for everything, and feel like the friend who is left out. I also recommend,...

Problems with Friends: How to start a conversation with people..., conversation starters, awkward silence
conversation starters, awkward silence, shy person: Come up with conversation starters BEFORE you go into a conversation. It will make it a lot less nerve wracking as well as less awkward. Come up with things that are interesting to you and ask about others interests. Make people WANT to get to know you by...

Problems with Friends: Third Wheel, private moment, mid teens
private moment, mid teens, ashley: Candi - Your friend is making you the 3rd wheel. You need to drill into her that it s just awkward and it s not fair. If they were just friends it d be one thing but they re not. Let her know that you don t mind that she has someone she likes. In fact...

Problems with Friends: best friend, bethany, good friend
bethany, good friend, best friend: Bethany - It s pretty crappy that she would date your brother and not tell you. That s not what a best friend is supposed to do. It s up to you whether you want to cut her because of it or if you want to give her another chance. You might want to give her...

Problems with Friends: best friend problems..., psychology area, question pool
psychology area, question pool, new girlfriend: First let me say I am not a psychologist, however I have seen some questions like this in the psychology books. My questions may sound odd, but they have a reason. 1. Do you dislike gay people? If you don t want to answer this, don t. I just need to judge...

Problems with Friends: differing perspectives, incoming questions, bad friend
incoming questions, bad friend, wonderful person: I m so sorry it took me so long to provide this answer. I deleted this email account from receiving incoming questions soi forgot that I was signed up. Well you stated your two options but you don t want either one. I don t know what to say. I mean, your...

Problems with Friends: being excluded, how to make new friends, father fight
how to make new friends, father fight, rock band: Talk to Dave. It s his party not his fathers... If Dave wants you to go, then go. His father should understand, and want his son to be happy. It sounds like he is being selfish, and it may not be worth you going to his party just to have his father fight with...

Problems with Friends: Friend or girlfriend!, tanzim, classmate
tanzim, classmate, best friends: Hey Tanzim. If you ve tried and she s ignoring you, then maybe you should just give her a bit of time and space and try not to pester her too much cause she could be playing games with you or could be confused. It will hurt for a little bit if you have...

Problems with Friends: Hanging out with Friends, johns incredible pizza, incoming questions
johns incredible pizza, incoming questions, baby things: I m so sorry it took me so long to provide this answer. I deleted this email account from receiving incoming questions soi forgot that I was signed up. I don t know if it is possible for you 2 hang out with your friend and her baby. Once a girl has a baby...

Problems with Friends: Please Read Friend advise, pro stuff, myspace
pro stuff, myspace, 6 years: Well the 1st thing that came 2 my head was she was nervous. You tried to get together twice and she bailed. So its not like you didn t try. You could try to keep in touch with her through myspace or text but I wouldn t try that hard. You made the effort now...

Problems with Friends: Problems with a friend., mental breakdowns, low self esteem
mental breakdowns, low self esteem, pity party: Gwen - I ve had friends like this before and it sucks because she s basically lashing out as a defense mechanism from her low self esteem. It s hard to try and remain friends with someone like this. Is there anyone you can talk to about this? Like...

Problems with Friends: My sister in law's friend, brother my brother, incoming questions
brother my brother, incoming questions, even furniture: I m so sorry it took me so long to provide this answer. I deleted this email account from receiving incoming questions soi forgot that I was signed up. Besides sitting down with them and telling them how it makes her feel there is no solution. Well maybe...

Problems with Friends: Various friend problems, homework question, incoming questions
homework question, incoming questions, friend problems: I m so sorry it took me so long to provide this answer. I deleted this email account from receiving incoming questions soi forgot that I was signed up. Since this is a homework question I will only provide a little help, and only that because it took so...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend?, different girl, hearsay
different girl, hearsay, becca: Becca - Well anyone who s going to believe hearsay and take someone else s side before coming to you and finding out your side of the story isn t anyone you want to be friends with in the first place. Plus she s not treating you right. I think you should...

Problems with Friends: My Bestfriend, special friend, space and time
special friend, space and time, compromise: Hey Marina, The best thing for now is to give him some space and time to think it over - hopefully enough so he can see how much he misses you as his best friend. Everybody needs a close/best friend and it s just a case of being there for him in a way...

Problems with Friends: BFFs?, new best friend, freshman year
new best friend, freshman year, vocal music: The question is it worth the cost to try to repair this friendship? And also the question is is it even possible to repair this friendship? And than finally is it worthwhile to repair this? It s tricky. Do you have any middle friend to her? A person you...

Problems with Friends: BFFs?, new best friend, bad influence
new best friend, bad influence, vocal music: there are two things you can do ..you can either try to get closer hence do more stuff together ,but you have to get her perspective if she wants to or not....if i would you i would find another friend in the mean time and make her your bff...have you ever...

Problems with Friends: Black Girl Needing Help?, homeboys chillin, freshmen year
homeboys chillin, freshmen year, ass boyfriend: ok so tell me why I just realized that you were the same person. I tend not to pay attention to the names because it isnt important. Anyway...why didnt your dad want himto introduce you. Wouldnt he feel the same way about all your cousins friends. That is...

Problems with Friends: No Calls., 10 friends, safety experts
10 friends, safety experts, time t: When I was 15 I had friend problems too. They said I was nice and funny, but a lot of the time most of my friends hung out with other of their friends and not me. I asked why, and they thought I didn t want to hang with them as much. Of course they got mad...

Problems with Friends: Fake friends, new girlfriend, fake friends
new girlfriend, fake friends, facebook: Hi, Not sure exactly what you are asking. I can t judge your friends from here, but I can tell you a story if you want about friendship that may be able to help. Please ask follow ups if you want the story. On a side note talk to our online safety experts...

Problems with Friends: Feeling lost and broken down, rough time, student exchange
rough time, student exchange, 5 months: I just graduated from high school and now that i look back my friends don t matter.....yes i had friends but they weren t really friends and trust me they don t matter anymore...if your happy at your school ,stay there.If you leave the school you will most...

Problems with Friends: Friends, friends name, shania
friends name, shania, autumn: Hi Autumn Sorry for the late reply. If they start fighting, try to stay neutral and not pick sides. Although that is hard I know. Its hard to know what to do or say in a situation luike this. You kind of just have to go with the flow and whatever happens...

Problems with Friends: feeling insecure, d mail, middle person
d mail, middle person, magic cure: Hi, Start off with the psychologist mentioning to them what you said to me above. They should know what to do to help. I cannot say that you have depression or will get depression, however if depression runs in the genes, we must look at this and find out...

Problems with Friends: friend's boyfriend, changing the subject, ashley
changing the subject, ashley, lucy: Lucy - You need to tell her that while you re extremely happy for her you feel like she s neglecting to spend time with you and see if there s a time you guys can decide on to set aside to spend together and if she doesn t understand where you re coming...

Problems with Friends: Am I seriously screwed up?, sophomore year, phonies
sophomore year, phonies, trust issues: Hi, It wasn t your fault with your friends suicide. I had such happened to me too. It s hard. I recommend you talk to a psychologist to relieve some of this stress. If you state your state I can give you a free hotline for advice also. Please ask follow ups....

Problems with Friends: Totally backstabbed, life move, being friends
life move, being friends, best friends: Carissa - I would stop being friends with both of these people immediately. R is a poisonous person who pollutes your thoughts and is pretty much two faced and you don t need that in your life. Move on and find more positive people to surround yourself...

Problems with Friends: How can I tell him this?, psychology area, obssesed
psychology area, obssesed, school thanks: Hi, Sometimes the good memories of a friendship can repair a friendship. I must say always follow the law. The good memories can be turned into a song, poem, book, or a video for him to see. There are some problems with this idea, so talk to our psychology...

Problems with Friends: What shall i do?, silent treatment, black person
silent treatment, black person, black teen: lol your the second black person to write me stating your race. Is it because my name gives it away that I am black? How about you start with hi. That usually works. All joking aside you should jus talk to him as you do your other cousins. If you really...

Problems with Friends: Best friend problems, causing drama, benefit of the doubt
causing drama, benefit of the doubt, friend problems: Hey Kyle, If I m being honest with you I have no idea why J (I ll call him James I hate this letter stuff) Well, James would choose Ben (B) over you, if you are as close as you say you are there is no reason for him to stay with Ben. I would first...

Problems with Friends: Ditched, double dates, leah
double dates, leah, grade 9: Hey Layci, I ve been through a similar problem and I know exactly how you feel. Although it may not seem possible it is very likely Grace is jealous of the strong friendship you have between Jill and Leah. She wants to be in exactly your position and the...

Problems with Friends: Friend Problem., badminton racket, rude remark
badminton racket, rude remark, facebook: Hey P, If I m being honest there is no nice easy way of sorting it out! The only solution is to tell her how you feel. Explain that she is a really nice person but tell her that sometimes she takes some of your jokes a little too seriously. Explain that...

Problems with Friends: Friends, hay john, livvy
hay john, livvy, sports club: Hay John, You shouldn t believe that because you ve had bad experiences with friends before that everyone is like that. I could write you pages about how people are different but it s very likely that you won t believe me until you meet those sort of people!...

Problems with Friends: Friends as roommates., bitchy attitude, bedroom apartment
bitchy attitude, bedroom apartment, own car: Hey Lynn, The first thing you need to do is just ask them what is going on. Explain that you want to know what you have supposedly done wrong and why they are treating you like this. Friends don t just decide to ignore one another and you have also lost...

Problems with Friends: Friends vs. Boyfriend, innuendos, boyfriends
innuendos, boyfriends, ditch: Hey Em, Is there a chance that they re jealous? You really need to understand how your friends feel about you having one and them not. Maybe the reason they don t like him coming to stuff you go together with your friends is because they don t have boyfriends....

Problems with Friends: Friendship Advice, friendship advice, high school girl
friendship advice, high school girl, choices in life: Hey, Of course it s safe, I won t discuss these details with anybody your question and answer will appear on the site but nobody will be able to contact you and neither will I unless you ask me a question! It s your decision what you come up with, but...

Problems with Friends: Friends vs. Boyfriend, exact situation, bf
Problems with Friends: Friends vs. Boyfriend, exact situation, bf

Problems with Friends: feeling insecure, d mail, middle person
d mail, middle person, magic cure: Hi, Start off with the psychologist mentioning to them what you said to me above. They should know what to do to help. I cannot say that you have depression or will get depression, however if depression runs in the genes, we must look at this and find out...

Problems with Friends: friends splitting up, new groups, sleepover
new groups, sleepover, imogen: Hey Imogen, For now because you are undecided, spend time with both groups of people you need to be sure before you make a decision. Explain to both friends you like them both the same and you just need time to work out a decision. Get to know the people...

Problems with Friends: Gaining Friendship, t rush, introvert
t rush, introvert, time don: Course you can ask a follow-up! That s what I m here for! :) The difference between a friend and a close friend is they would do pretty much anything for each other and they trust each other completely! Like I said in my previous answer, it will take...

Problems with Friends: HELP ME!!!!, football game, teenage girl
football game, teenage girl, hes: I know this isnt the answer you were looking for but all you can do is wait and hope for the best. I mean it does sound like he likes you but he has a gf. So you did good about telling him about her slipping up and you being there. Your going to have to respect...

Problems with Friends: losing friends, real friend, different time
real friend, different time, true friends: Hey Bryan, You just need to keep repeatedly telling him again and again. Although it is tedious it will eventually get through to him. You don t like the way he s rude, makes fun of everyone, swears at everyone, and bullies. If hes going to treat people...

Problems with Friends: racist/violent friends, jewish roots, serious thing
jewish roots, serious thing, happy new year: Oh wow. First I am Jewish and while not religious, by birth I am Jewish and to the Jewish world I am Jewish. I m just like you, once a Jew, always, in theory. That s as long as I don t believe in another religion. Now onto your topic. First Happy New Year....

Problems with Friends: Are they real?, sleepovers, freind
sleepovers, freind, freinds: Hey Rebecca, Just take a deep breath ok.? Now what I want you to do is write everything down on paper and read it back to yourself. Doing this should help you understand a way to deal with your problems! Now we all have problems with our friends from...

Problems with Friends: How can I tell him this?, psychology area, obssesed
psychology area, obssesed, school thanks: Hi, Sometimes the good memories of a friendship can repair a friendship. I must say always follow the law. The good memories can be turned into a song, poem, book, or a video for him to see. There are some problems with this idea, so talk to our psychology...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend Issue, thinking about things, 10th grade
thinking about things, 10th grade, first grade: Taylor - Unfortunately this tends to happen when girls get boyfriends. You need to explain to her how you re feeling. She should understand. Tell her you understand she wants to spend all of her time with him but that you want her to set aside some time...

Problems with Friends: Friendship strengh, lifelong friends, anthea
lifelong friends, anthea, sports teams: hey tommy, i think that for now, just try to hang out with the friends that you have more often ie. at lunch, outside of school, and make more of an effort to get to know them. you could also join some of your school s clubs/sports teams, or an interest...

Problems with Friends: Unsure, bff, mean time
bff, mean time, bf: You need to tell her how you feel without putting her on the defensive. Sooner or later once they break up she ll come around, but in the mean time you need to tell her how you feel and that you want to set aside some time for just the two of you to hang...

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Problems with Friends: Friend issues, converstaion, personal issues
converstaion, personal issues, holding hands: Since this is your last year of high school, I suggest that you remain friends with her because you re going to make new friends in college and you re probably going to miss her. Sometimes our friends can be really annoying but don t take them for granted....

Problems with Friends: Friend Problems, cheerleading competitions, cheerleading squad
cheerleading competitions, cheerleading squad, uncool kids: Hi again, Bridget. Teenagers always seek attention. They love to talk about themselves and want others to focus on them so they can shine in the limelight. You re guilty of it. I m guilty of it. Every teenager in the world is guilty of it. It s only natural....

Problems with Friends: Friend problems. pLease help!(:, friend problems, anger management
friend problems, anger management, xox: Hey Emily, You just have to explain to your friend how much she means to you as a friend and that you d be lost without her but sometimes you feel a little unwanted. Tell her you try to be there for her whenever you can but sometimes you don t feel she...

Problems with Friends: So fed up, free periods, college in england
free periods, college in england, aquaintances: Hey Fraser, You ve just got to keep at it and have confidence in yourself! Don t give up, it takes time and you just have to play a bit of a waiting game. Why not try asking them if you can tag along?? Sometimes the only thing you CAN do is ask! Don t wait...

Problems with Friends: So fed up, free periods, college in england
free periods, college in england, aquaintances: This is a difficult and common problem when people change their schools or neighborhoods. It takes time to develop friendships. Don t get impressed by others great social lives. Start spending time with the group of acquaintances you feel most COMFORTABLE...

Problems with Friends: So fed up, free periods, college in england
free periods, college in england, aquaintances: I m in high school and there are 5000 kids in my school. I am also going through the same thing you are going through. I lost most of my old friends from the past and I had to start making new ones. Try to go up to random people and talk to them. Trust me...

Problems with Friends: So fed up, free periods, college in england
free periods, college in england, aquaintances: Hi Fraser. It s definitely hard to meet new friends, especially when you re at your age and transfering to a new school when most social things are established . Start off by talking to people in your classes or after school activities. Make small talk...

Problems with Friends: My friends are avoiding me...., three friends, chores
three friends, chores, whole time: Hi, Amber. You have every right to read into this situation as much as you have been. These are your friends, your best friends! You have every right to be concerned with a shift in their personalities. Don t worry that you re over-worried or over-analyzing....you...

Problems with Friends: im kinda stuck.., awkward moments, weird thing
awkward moments, weird thing, grade 9: Hi Sean. I think you should ask your friend if there s a problem between you two or if he s upset about something. It s either there s something wrong, or he naturally ignores you without really intention as to why. Most likely, there s a reason behind...

Problems with Friends: Why are older siblings abusive?, sibling rivalry, younger siblings
sibling rivalry, younger siblings, leadership abilities: Hi, Alex. I m an older sibbling myself, and I can honestly say that this is normal. For the most part. I have a younger brother, and he and I really do love each other, but we do fight a lot. Sometimes we hit each other when we get mad, but that s how...

Problems with Friends: Out of Place!!! --- loner...PART 2, friends, problems
friends, problems: I m sorry I m answering kind of late, I had class the time you sent me this message. Okay, so I see that you re having problems with feeling left out and used. I went through many of these problems. So what you should do is go up to Princess and ask her if...

Problems with Friends: i Think i Lost my besfriend forever.., nurse assistant, stupid self
nurse assistant, stupid self, facebook: Hi John. I m glad to see that you ve learned your lesson. It s great to stand up for your friend the way you did, but that sometimes is a little too much. But it s a good thing you realized that you were at fault. First, talk to her. Explain calmly that...

Problems with Friends: i think i lost my friend forever.., friends. problem
friends. problem: Hi John! I know how you feel about losing a special friend, I went through that tons of times. The only thing you can do right now is not talk to her for a while because she is kind of angry. You didn t do anything wrong, you just tried your best to help...

Problems with Friends: They've forgotten me!, friendship problems, definite time
friendship problems, definite time, local event: Hi, Annie. Senior year is a really tough year. It s full of stress and pressure, and friendship problems don t help it whatsoever. Trust me, I know. I m going through it now myself. I suggest you try to make solid plans with your friends. While saying...

Problems with Friends: Best Friend's Horrible Bf, high fever, 3 friends
high fever, 3 friends, criminal background: Hi Sana. Don t you just hate guys like this? How dare any boy think he has any right to control a woman like that! I am really sorry that your friend hurt you the way she did. Her actions are totally uncalled for. I m sure that deep down, she knows...

Problems with Friends: My best friend has got a new love intrest an i feel left out, brie, whole time
brie, whole time, emma: Hi Emma. No friend should ever completely exclude someone just because they re in a relationship, especially if you re the one that helped them get into a relationship. I think that maybe once the thrill of the relationship dies down, she ll slowly descend...

Problems with Friends: Careless friends, friends, school
friends, school, problems: Hi Cammie! I see that you re going through a pretty rough time, high school is a mean place where you won t always fit in. If your best friends are mistreating you, tell them straight out that you feel like you guys are losing each other. If they still mistreat...

Problems with Friends: fake best firend, face book, firend
face book, firend, having time: Losing a best friend is always hurting. I don t recommend patching up with her especially after what she has been saying to her friends after your fight. Things would sort out for you in some time. Enjoy time with your friends & you ll make a good friend soon....

Problems with Friends: friends, bffl, true friend
bffl, true friend, elijah: Hi Lexis. Wow. That s really rude of him to say that. Your best friend s boyfriend should be willing to get to know you and be kind to you. You need to let your best friend know of this as soon as possible. Just kindly say that Elijah has said things that...

Problems with Friends: friends, friend hannah, abusive relationship
friend hannah, abusive relationship, councilor: Hi again Lexis. It really sounds like your friend is in an abusive relationship. There s no way she should ever let him control her. Does your school have a councilor you can tell? If not, talk to a trusted adult, either at home or at school. Someone needs...

Problems with Friends: do my friends not like me anymore? :'(, school cheer, cheer team
school cheer, cheer team, school cheerleading: Hi Sammi. People who are in clubs or groups together tend to, well, click together. It s unfortunate, yes, but it happens. For now, don t be afraid to make friends with people on your all start team. It may be awkward to start up conversation, but things...

Problems with Friends: HELP, introvert, misunderstandings
introvert, misunderstandings, brie: Hi Bittu. You need to show your friend that she is loved and cared for. I m sure she ll be upset for a while, and that s something you can t really avoid. But that doesn t mean she can t find anything to be happy about. Do something special for your friend...