Acceptance Friendship Relationship

Relationship Status: Super Complicated

Hi Wendi, I am in love with my best friend, who has been married to someone else for a little over a year and a half now. We are both 23 and have been friends for more than 8 years. I was a witness at her marriage. I didn’t tell her about my feelings before…

Acceptance Friendship Self-Care

Be yourself

Hi Wendi – I would be interested in your views on the following subject: In a time in society where diversity is embraced and being true to your own individual self is considered a triumph, there appears to be one subtle area where differences aren’t wholehearted accepted. People seem happy to try to understand mental…

Friendship Relationship

Making friends

Hi Wendi, I have a hard time making friends.  I know that is somewhat normal for adults, but it has been an issue my whole life.  Usually, I will meet someone or a group, be friends for a while and then they will disappear or will kick me out of the group.  Five years tends…

Depression Friendship

It’s for a friend.

Dear Wendi, I have a friend who I have known since we were 2; we are now in our late 20s. In the last decade my friend has suffered from severe depression and I really want to know how to help them. This friend is a medical professional and has more understanding than the average…