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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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4 things you should never say to your friend that is pregnant for the second time

However, being pregnant for a second time I didn’t expect to have conversations with people that would make me question their question. Regularly I get comments and I think to myself that is something you should never say to your friend that is pregnant for the second time. Maybe being the pregnant one you feel like it should be unwritten code, but as I've come across many people that don't know here I am sharing it for the world to see. 

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My friend is a hoarder

There then becomes a time where you will visit their home.  Then you find out that your friend is a hoarder. Not just the memories, tickets, children’s art, books, they keep everything.  

It can be difficult, especially for the minimalist, OCD friends, you may be similar people but your homes could not be more different.  So, how do you deal with this?

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My best friend didn’t pick me as a bridesmaid

Your best friend is getting married and excitement fills your heart. You're immediately considering what special, unique and memorable things you can do to celebrate and really honour her and this life changing event in her life. You’ve shared memories, tears and laughter for years. You’ve seen her through her fair share of disastrous relationships, exes, drunken sobs that she will never find the one!  Only as time goes on and more decisions are being made and more details finalised you realise it may not even be a possibility to be a bridesmaid. You’re hurt, upset and angry and you don’t know what do...

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We all need one friend who understands what we’re not saying

‘Are you ok?’ You immediately answer ‘yes I’m fine’ whilst feel annoyed that you’ve let on too much. She is comforting in her response ‘are you sure?’ and it is everything you need. She knows you’re not, you know you’re not and your secrets are no longer safe. She's the friend who understands what we’re not saying

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My friend is ignoring me

Wait, WHAT?! Is this actually a friend? I guess there are a few various reasons why your friend may be ignoring you, but my gut instinct would be that this person may no longer serve you, or you may no longer serve them as a friend. But let’s go into details, get down to the nitty gritty and work out why ‘my friend is ignoring me’ and see if the friendship is worth saving.  

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What not to say to your single friends

My life path lead me to experience being single in my late twenties and it opened up a whole other world to experience. No one was aware of what not to say to your single friends. I’ve always been in tune with the universe, I practice self-love and I was confident I would meet someone again. The problem was the people around me weren't convinced. Being single lead to a bombardment of comments from family and 'friends' that were hurtful, shocking and would ruin my vibe for days.

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