Posts by The Friend Coach
9 Signs you have outgrown your friendship and what to do about it

You probably already crave your old friendship but it is important to be realistic with yourself. If you are clinging on to fond memories and don’t enjoy what your friendship has evolved into it is time to realise you have outgrown your friendship and do something about it. Here are 9 Signs you have outgrown your friendship and what to do about it.

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Top 10 things never to say to your single friends on Valentines Day

Once you've been coupled up for years, single lonely Valentines Days can seem like a very distant memory. So distant in fact it makes you miss your single days! Now although you're past the soppy stuff, not doing gifts this year and too busy spending money on the kids you single friends may appreciate some extra support. Here's a handy guide of the top 10 things never to say to your single friends on Valentines Day.
 

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How to not take friends for granted

When life gets busy it can be easy to take great friends for granted. When we have lots to do and are swept into the craziness of the everyday it can be so easy to leave a text message not replied to for days, to not send love or appreciation their way and to forget important things going on in their life. Here you will find 6 simple but effective steps to stop taking your friends forgranted instantly!

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My friends are boring

Friendships can easily become stuck in a rut and boring especially adult friendships. In fact adult friending in general brings many challenges and can easily lack fun and excitement through a shortage in ideas of things to do. Throw in money concerns, life responsibilities and limited free time then things really do get complicated. Here is the solution...

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My friend is so needy

We’ve all come across someone like this before. They are lovely to spend time with but can flip into getting possessive over you, jealous when you spend time with other people and a burden with their constant fight for your attention. What they don’t realise is that this type of behaviour actually pushes you away. It’s time to release yourself from this negative strain and either mend the friendship or detox the friendship with these top tips.

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My friend project: How I made a new friend in two hours

It was one of those long conversations with someone where you just agree on everything! We were twinning on where our lives are at, what we like to do, the types of people that we are and everything in between. We had many ‘YASSSS!!’ moments of pure appreciation that we were exactly on the same page.

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My friend project: Christmas makes me sad

‘But you’ve got us’... I’m grateful at my family’s attempt at making me feel wanted this Christmas but the truth is I’m absolutely dreading it. I would rather sleep, eat, drink wine and pretend it’s not happening alone, than be in a room filled with people that I tirelessly need to pretend I’m fine in front of.

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