Author Archive: Irene
Author Irene S. Levine, PhD, is The Friendship Doctor, dispensing expert advice on The Friendship Blog.
The death of a close friend can be as painful as the death of a family member. And when the loss occurs right around the holidays, it can be especially hard.
When a woman gets engaged, an air of anticipation and excitement surrounds her—but a best friend may harbor envy or resentment.
A woman is upset when her friend of 35 years won’t talk to her.
How do you handle a friend on commission who seems to have made you part of her “business plan.”
A reader doesn’t know what to say when friends ask about her holiday plans.
Writing for the Toronto Star, reporter Zoe McKnight notes that despite how common it is for friendships to break up, these breakups still tend very painful.