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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 | 13 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

Guest Post: 5 Ways to know if your friend is a narcissist

Guest Post: 5 Ways to know if your friend is a narcissist

Guest blogger Meredith Resnick asks five questions to help you assess if your friend is a narcissist.

January 26, 2015 | By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

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

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 | 8 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 | 23 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

Friendship and happiness

Friendship and happiness

The folks at Happify developed this nifty infographic summarizing some of the relevant research on friendship and happiness.

January 29, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

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
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