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Resolving Conflict and Nurturing Your Friendship


The best thing about friendship is having someone in your life that accepts and supports you. This section will provide the resources you need to help work through conflicts, nurture relationships, break up, and move on from friendships that are no longer positive.
  1. Working Through Conflicts
  2. Nurturing Friendships
  3. Forgiving a Friend
  1. Apologizing to a Friend
  2. Breaking Up With a Friend
  3. Gift Ideas

Working Through Conflicts

Arguing With a Friend

Arguments, if they are done in a healthy way, can actually strengthen a friendship. But when conflicts get out of control, these resources will help you get back on track toward the goal of a healthy and positive friendship.

Nurturing Friendships

Group of Friends

Keeping your friendship strong takes work. It doesn't have to be difficult, but you do need to pay attention to the relationship. Here are some ways to be good to your friends, even with all of life's other obligations.

Forgiving a Friend

Forgive a Friend

In order to fully move forward after someone hurts you, you have to forgive. It can be difficult, but these resources will help.

Apologizing to a Friend

Wave the white flag when you did something wrong.

Saying you are sorry is an important part of a healthy relationship. A true apology takes responsibility and allows you and your friend to move on from an argument in the best way possible. Not every apology is created equal, however! These resources will guide you toward the right type of apology at the right time.

Breaking Up With a Friend

Verbal Abuse

Not every friend is meant to be in your life forever. If you decide to end your friendship, do it in a positive way.

Gift Ideas

Gifts to Give Your Best Friend

One of the best ways to let a friend know you're thinking about them is to give a gift occasionally. It doesn't have to be big, but it does have to be thoughtful.

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