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Author Irene S. Levine, PhD, is The Friendship Doctor, dispensing expert advice on The Friendship Blog.

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In the Media – How To Survive a Breakup with Your Best Friend (Best Health)

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In the Media – How To Survive a Breakup with Your Best Friend (Best Health)

On surviving a breakup…

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Maintaining a friendship when a friend has more income than you

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Income disparities can challenge even long-term friendships.

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In the Media – Tips for handling a jealous friend

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In the Media – Tips for handling a jealous friend

It’s likely that each of us will one day bump into a jealous friend.

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In the Media – The problem with friends and money

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In the Media – The problem with friends and money

Refinery29 covers the topic of friends and money.

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Friendship: When second best isn’t good enough

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A teen’s friend makes her feel like she’s second best.

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Moves: When the road to a friend’s house is one-way

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Moves: When the road to a friend’s house is one-way

After she moves, her friend never comes to visit at her new house.

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In the Media – What to do if you can’t stand your boyfriend’s friends

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In the Media – What to do if you can’t stand your boyfriend’s friends

Read The Friendship Doctor’s recent article on Fitness Republic that offers some thoughts and strategies for coping if you can’t stand your boyfriend’s friends.

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Reader Wisdom: On chronic pain and friendship

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Reader Wisdom: On chronic pain and friendship

A reader with chronic pain explains the friendship challenges she faces.

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In the Media – When friends fade away

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In the Media – When friends fade away

in the Detroit Free Press, reporter Georgea Kovanis describes her personal experience of losing friends who simply seem to “fade away.”

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Worried about dating a guy she met through a friend

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They met through a friend and she doesn’t want to do anything to threaten her friendship.

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