Author Archive: Irene
Author Irene S. Levine, PhD, is The Friendship Doctor, dispensing expert advice on The Friendship Blog.
Many of us might think that the dilemma of having too many friends—or too many bridesmaids—is an enviable one. But when you’re choosing a bridal party, making choices among them can turn into a problem.
While people often often make nasty comments on social media feeds (e.g., Facebook or Instagram), they tend to be far kinder to their “friends” when they are commenting on their selfies or photos.
A mom worries that symptoms of a generalized anxiety disorder are hindering her daughter’s relationships.
It can be so seductive to start a business with a best friend that logic and planning for the unexpected falls by the wayside.
The conventional wisdom: Friendships are good for your health. But some friendships are unhealthy.