Some of our most enduring friendships are forged during our early school years and many children have a 'best friend'. A friend is not only a port of refuge in rough times, but a person with whom we can share all our special and fun moments. And yet, sometimes even the best friendships come to an end. We look at the highs and lows of friendship.
The end of a friendship is often painful. How can you avoid a friendhsip break-up and, if it really is inevitable, how do you recover from it? To find out, read the advice from psychiatrist, Stéphane Clerget.
Today, you no longer exist as a couple and you definitely do not consider your ex as a lover anymore, but you are really missing the friendship part. So how can you get this new ex friendship on track?
There are no taboos or secrets between childhood friends. Often they’ve known each other for such a long time that they’re even closer than siblings.
Can you stay close to your ex? It’s rarely the case, at least at first, especially if the split wasn’t a mutual decision. Some people do manage to, however, if their break-up wasn’t too acrimonious or after some time when the storm has died down... Whether we were married, living together or...
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