What I do in terms of career/projects/desire are all one and the same. And I'm lucky enough to be paid to do what I love, and I continue to do it. It just so happens that lately, within the past year or so, I've been especially "successful". But much of my friends/acquaintances are not really in a similar position, which makes me feel guilty/weird about sharing what's going on in my life.
I feel apologetic about my so-called "success", which leads me to under-share about myself. Help? [more inside]
What can I do to bond with my roomates? [more inside]
This is a question for the extroverts, the popular, those who play well with others and the possessors of good people skills. What do you know about meeting people, making friends and relationships (both platonic and romantic) that others might not? [more inside]
How do Russian female friendships differ from American female friendships? [more inside]
What types of friends come with unique benefits? [more inside]
Help me interpret my situation and figure out the practical implications of the social advice/philosophies that my friends have been giving me about it. (Warning: a super long and arguably dramatic story awaits you.) [more inside]
She has a crush on me. I don't feel the same way about her. What should I do? [more inside]
Would it be inappropriate to surprise your best friend at the airport who has been on a long international flight?
She'll be arriving alone in Abu Dhabi from Toronto this evening. We haven't seen each other in about five months. See further details below: [more inside]
How do I go about making friends? I know the theory
I just never manage it in reality... [more inside]
I need to improve my social and relationship skills. Can anyone recommend a behavior therapist in NYC who does social skill training and takes Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield? [more inside]
When moving away, how do you say goodbye? (And how do you keep up friendships after you're gone?) [more inside]
Can you recommend books, movies, or essays with good portrayals of friendships or people's social circles? [more inside]
What's the adult version of "Let's be friends"? [more inside]