Into the A+ Advice Box #43: How Do You Reconnect With a Friend After Over a Year?

Welcome to the 43rd edition of Into the A+ Advice Box, in which we answer all the queer and lesbian advice questions from A+ members who submitted their queries into our A+ ask box! Here, we answer your questions in a space just for A+ members, safe from the general public. (No guarantees regarding your ex, however.) Here, the Autostraddle team’s doling out advice on everything from sex and relationships, to friend and family dynamics, career questions, style, and more! We’re doing this column TWICE a month, now.

Every SECOND A+ Advice box of the month is themed. This month’s theme is WORK DRAMA! Please get your questions in by Monday, September 6, 2021! The general Into the A+ Advice Box (like this one!) where we take questions on practically any topic, publishes on the first Friday of each month.

So, let’s dig in!

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How do you re-establish contact with a friend you haven’t heard from in more than a year, and reach out to them in a way that opens space for them to say ...

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