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Reader Wisdom: On making conversation

Making conversation when it doesn’t come naturally takes practice. A reader explains what helped her.

January 26, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Vive: Using technology to connect with real people

Vive: Using technology to connect with real people

Vive is a free, new video chat community helps people connect with others.

December 19, 2014 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Keeping Friends

5 Ways you’re being a bad friend

5 Ways you’re being a bad friend

In Women’s Health Magazine, journalist K. Aleisha Fetters interviewed Dr. Levine about some of the ways friends disappoint each other.

January 14, 2015 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – How to help a friend who has lost her job (FitnessRepublic.com)

In the Media – How to help a friend who has lost her job (FitnessRepublic.com)

On the website FitnessRepublic.com, I write about how losing a job not only creates financial problems but also social ones.

January 12, 2015 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Resolving Problems

Friendship: On asking for support

Six questions to ask yourself when you are asking for support and don’t get it.

January 19, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

In the Media – Mean girls in the retirement home?

Novelist Jennifer Weiner writes about her 97-year-old grandmother’s experiences with mean girls in a retirement home.

January 17, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Handling Breakups

It feels like my friend is downgrading our relationship

An ex-pat feels like her friend is downgrading her status as a BFF.

January 16, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A frayed friendship between partners spills over to their business

A stormy relationship between partners threatens their business.

December 30, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Having No Friends

Homebound senior who feels hopeless

A homebound senior without friends or family feels hopeless

January 10, 2015 | By | 22 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Combatting holiday loneliness (FitnessRepublic.com)

In the Media – Combatting holiday loneliness (FitnessRepublic.com)

On the website FitnessRepublic.com, I write about how common it is for people to experience holiday loneliness at this time of year.

December 23, 2014 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Other Advice

I am pretty but lack self confidence

A teen feels awkward in social situations and thinks she lacks self confidence.

January 25, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Moved in with my boyfriend and lost my girlfriends

A divorcee’s friends step away after she moved in with a boyfriend.

January 22, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
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