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Remembering Jeffrey Zaslow

February 13, 2012 | By | 23 Replies Continue Reading

Terrible news has a way of traveling almost instantaneously over very long distances. On Friday evening, I was vacationing in Mexico when I learned that Wall Street Journal columnist and best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow was killed in a car crash on a snowy road in northern Michigan earlier that day.

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Men of A Certain Age: The Real Bromance Behind The Scenes

December 2, 2010 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

  The groundbreaking TNT comedy-drama, Men of A Certain Age, returns for a second season on Monday, December 6 at 10AM (9PM central). Starring Ray Romano, Scott Bakula, and Andre Braugher, the show really is must-see TV—for men and women.   With humor, pathos, and intelligence, Men of a Certain Age covers some of the [...]

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Friendship by the Book: Giveaway and Q & A with Gail Caldwell

September 25, 2010 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gail Caldwell’s beautiful book, Let’s Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (Random House, 2010), breaks new ground in allowing readers to understand the depths of a close female friendship and the pain associated with a sudden and untimely loss.

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Talking about friendship with NYT best-selling author Jane Green

June 28, 2010 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

New York Times best-selling author Jane Green is a mother of six. Remarkably, she has written a book a year for the past 12 years. Like her other books, the newest one also focuses on the emotional lives of lives of women.

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Friendship by the Book: Finding “unexpected angels” in the workplace

I was delighted to interview HuffPo blogger and fellow author Marcia Reynolds, PsyD to discuss her new book and the topic of female friendships in the workplace. Marcia is the author of Wander Women: How High-Achieving Women Find Contentment and Direction (Berrett-Koehler, 2010). Her doctoral degree is in organizational psychology with a research emphasis on [...]

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5 Questions with The Friendship Doctor

December 2, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

The Friendship Doctor was recently interviewed by Victoria Clayton-Alexander, editor of Exurb Magazine. Before I answered 5 questions from her, I asked what an "exurb" was.   Victoria responded: "The good people at the Brookings Institute define “exurb” this way: exurban census tracts send at least 20 percent of their workers to urbanized areas in [...]

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Can stepparents be friends? An interview with Erin Munroe

November 20, 2009 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

The role of being a stepparent can be challenging. So I was pleased to interview Erin Munroe, author of The Everything Guide to Stepparenting: Practical, reassuring advice for creating healthy, long-lasting relationships, about some of the boundary issues between the roles of stepparent and friend.   Can a stepparent be a "friend" with a birth [...]

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The inside scoop on introverts

November 3, 2009 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

I’ve never met Sophia Dembling in person but consider her a friend of sorts. We met as members of one or another online writer communities that we both frequent because we have so many overlapping interests. She lives in Texas but her roots are pure New York. I love her sense of humor and her [...]

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When a friend wants more than friendship

October 30, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

It’s not unusual for platonic relationships to turn into something different or something more. Whenever this happens, regardless of gender, it can lead to misunderstandings if both people aren’t on the same page. When two female friends are involved, the potential awkwardness is compounded exponentially because the experience is less common and less talked about. [...]

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Get to know The Friendship Doctor: Listen to my interview with Christine Nagy of New York 106.7 FM

October 23, 2009 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

For my blog readers who live in the NY metropolitan area whom I haven’t yet met in person, I thought you might like to tune in this Sunday morning at 7:00AM to Christine Nagy’s weekly show, Get Connected   New York 106.7 FM Radio Also available for download as a podcast   "This week on [...]

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