Can You Keep a Friend by Betraying Another Friend?

betraying a friend

Dear Tee: I have two very close friends let’s call them Kelly and Bianca and our friendship is now stressing me out because Kelly told me a secret and Bianca now wants to know what it is. I feel like if Kelly wanted her to know she would have told her. Now Bianca is demanding […]

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10 Year Old Fashionista Egypt (Ify) Ufele Overcomes being Bullied and Share Her Views on Friendship

Egypt (Ify) Ufele

A 10 year old designer at the prestigious New York Fashion week?  Yes, it is true.  By now just about everyone has heard of Egypt (Ify) Ufele and her fashion line ChubiiLine. If you haven’t, you’re in in the right place.  We were impressed by her confidence and her determination and just had to talk […]

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Friendships Don’t Always Last Forever and that’s OK!

friendships don't always last forever

Sometimes we outgrow friendships and that’s ok. Friendships don’t always last forever.  Don’t feel guilty if you no longer have anything in common with a friend.  If you feel that way he/she may feel the same way too.  Life sometimes takes you in different directions where you meet new people learn new things and your […]

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Which is More Important Honesty or Respect?

Honesty is more important - AboutYourfriends

Gina:  Which is more important honesty or respect? Tee:  They are both important and both are necessary in any relationship.  I would say honesty is more important. Why you say? Well you can respect someone and still lie to them but if you are honest then the truth will be revealed which includes whether or […]

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Are you a convenience?

Don’t be a convenience to anyone!  You and your time are valuable all the time not just when someone needs you to fulfil their needs. You teach people how to treat you.  If they can call you anytime and you are always available or you are willing to cancel plans just to do what they want […]

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My Father, My Friend!

As I celebrate another father’s day I of course think of my father who passed away almost three years ago. I miss my dad singing happy birthday to me, his voice, his fatherly advice and seeing him on stage. Music was in his blood and the only thing he loved more than music was the […]

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Should I Reveal her Secrets?

The friendship is over

Tee, I recently ended a longtime friendship with a friend and I am still so angry with her that I feel like I should reveal her secrets.  Do you think that is a good idea or should I still keep her secrets? Camille G. Hi Camille, I’m sorry that your friendship has ended.  It is […]

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Frienemies: A Like Story

Male frienemies are rare.

Frienemies: A Like Story By Stephen Holmes  The world lexicon is in perpetual flux. Imagine Snookie drunkenly berating one of her equals or lessers (wrap your mind around that for a moment) while using the Queen’s English. “Thou best not be speaking to me, skank!” Even better, imagine an MLB player being ejected from a […]

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Get Rid of toxic People and Move On!

Get rid of toxic people

It is OK to move on in life. Not everybody in your life is meant to be with you through all of life stages. There are those people who are there to teach you one thing or another and when their time is up acknowledge it and move on. It may hurt to let go but […]

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God’s Whispers of Love for Me

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By Icy B. George It’s amazing!  I remember growing up always hearing the saying “if you want to know who your friends are, let something tragic happen to you” and wondering to myself, I have good friends that could never happen to me. Boy was I ever wrong.  I have always taken pride of considering […]

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What is a friend?

What is a friend?

by LaToya Byfield Is a friend someone you love or  like? Would you let them ride your bike? Would you let him or her in your home? Would you let them use your comb? Would you help him up when he stumbles along the way? Or would you look away? Would you share your eats? […]

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Be Kind,Your Friends Will Appreciate It

be kind

Contrary to popular opinion kindness has not gone out of style.  It can be as simple as holding the elevator door when you see someone rushing to catch it.  If you can do that for a stranger think how much being kind to your friend will mean to him or her.  It does not cost […]

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Roommate Drama!

roommate drama

Dear Tee:  I’ve got roommate drama. This is my first year in college and my roommate has her boyfriend sleeping over but she never asked me if this is ok.  So far we have been getting along but I am not comfortable with this guy in the room with me.  Should I tell her? – Suzanne […]

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Friend of the Year!

best friend award

My friend Lisa is the friend of the year. I’m so glad to have found this site. So often we have great friends but we do not get to show our appreciation of their friendship. I want to say thank you to my best friend Lisa for being the very best friend anyone could ask […]

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I Am As Smart As You – Maybe Even Smarter!

I am as smart as you!

I thought Wayne was my best friend until I had a change in my financial status. It never crossed his mind that I am as smart as you. I left my job to start my own business but it is a struggle but I just had it with corporate America and wanted to do my […]

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