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

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My friends who won’t let me stay at their apartment anymore

July 6, 2015 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Are they selfish for putting her out of their apartment?

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Two close friends in the same book club cut their ties

July 3, 2015 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

How do you handle a breakup when you’re in the same book club?

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In the Media – Is Your Shopping Buddy Making You Spend Too Much? (U.S. News & World Report)

July 1, 2015 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Is Your Shopping Buddy Making You Spend Too Much? (U.S. News & World Report)

In U.S. News & World Report, journalist Geoff Williams talk about how to handle the dilemma of a shopping buddy that makes you overspend.

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In the Media – Tips for Reducing the Drama of a Breakup (Bustle)

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In the Media – Tips for Reducing the Drama of a Breakup (Bustle)

A recent article in the online publication Bustle offers tips to minimize the drama of a breakup.

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On letting go: Too much follow up can feel like stalking

June 30, 2015 | By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

Where do you draw the line between following up and stalking?

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In the Media – 7 Ways To Survive a Breakup When You’re the Heartbreaker (SheKnows.com)

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In the Media – 7 Ways To Survive a Breakup When You’re the Heartbreaker (SheKnows.com)

Kiri Blakely offers her advice on how to go about a breakup when you’re the heartbreaker.

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In the Media: On Why The Ending of A Friendship Sucks (TheJournal.IE)

June 28, 2015 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media: On Why The Ending of A Friendship Sucks (TheJournal.IE)

In an Irish news outlet, a writer laments about the heartbreak of missing a girlfriend after a breakup.

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Renewed a friendship that fizzled out

June 28, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A woman looks for reasons why an old friendship fizzled out.

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No Friends: And before you ask…I am on meds

June 25, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

A guy on meds who feels alone.

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In the Media – Pop culture: Our obsession with girl gangs (Yahoo Style)

June 24, 2015 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Pop culture: Our obsession with girl gangs (Yahoo Style)

Writing for Yahoo Style, journalist Kayleen Schaefer examined the recent phenomenon of “girl gangs”—celebrities who are surrounding themselves with other powerful women.

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