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The basics of starting a friendship: Step one

The basics of starting a friendship: Step one

It sounds simple but making eye contact, smiling, saying hello, and acknowledging someone else, by name, are crucial first steps in starting a friendship.

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The Bad Friend: How can I end my 7-year-old daughter’s friendship?

Finding ways to handle the “bad friend” dilemma can be challenging but there are more options when your children are young.

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Frances Ha: A movie about female friendship in black, white and shades of gray

Frances Ha: A movie about female friendship in black, white and shades of gray

Female friendship is often misportrayed in movies, films and books–probably because of its complexity. That’s why I was thrilled to see Frances Ha, a new indie film that takes a look at a friendship between two women in their late-20s.

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Can a friendship on life support be salvaged?

A friendship on life support may have only a slim chance of survival, especially if the friendship doesn’t have a solid foundation or long history.

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Our friendship isn’t the same

One of my best friends has changed dramatically in the past year and it’s making me question our friendship.

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Friendship: In sickness and in health? Not always

Two friends bond over sickness until one regains her health. Are there magic words to end this troubling friendship?

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In the Media – My very cheap day

May 18, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – My very cheap day

Kristen Bellstrom, a single New Yorker and an editor at CNN Money, recently wrote an interesting piece about how she found ways to reduce her expenses during the course of a day.

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Behind the Scenes: The Friendship Doctor meets Marlo Thomas

Behind the Scenes: The Friendship Doctor meets Marlo Thomas

In case you’re curious, here’s a behind the scenes account of my meeting with Marlo Thomas.

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In the Media: OMG, I sent my friend a ranting text

May 16, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media: OMG, I sent my friend a ranting text

The Friendship Doctor is interviewed by Alyssa Longobucco of Self Magazine who asks what to do when you’ve made a terrible faux-pas—sending a ranting text about your friend TO her!

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‘Single at Heart’ blogger on making friends

May 15, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
‘Single at Heart’ blogger on making friends

Bella DePaulo’s latest post on her “Single at Heart” blog talk is focused on making friends–as she gives a shout-out to the Friendship Doctor.

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