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Best Friends Forever: Now on Sale at Amazon.com

Best Friends Forever: Now on Sale at Amazon.com

Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend is currently on sale on Amazon.com. Check out this link..

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CBS Sunday Morning looks at the power of friendship

CBS Sunday Morning looks at the power of friendship

We all know that good friends make us feel good—but even scientists aren’t really sure why. Last weekend, CBS Sunday Morning national correspondent Rita Braver took a look behind the emerging science of friendship.

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On Sale Now: Best Friends Forever

February 13, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
On Sale Now: Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend on sale at Amazon for $6.38

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The Friendship Blog selected as Reader’s Choice Favorite

March 30, 2012 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

The Reader’s Choice Awards (sponsored by About.com, part of the New York Times Company) were announced today. Both my book and blog were voted first-place winners in their respective categories.   Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend, was voted the best non-fiction book on friendship.   This blog, www.TheFriendshipBlog.com, which will [...]

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Top ten friendship posts in 2011: The Friendship Doctor reflects on friendship and blogging

December 23, 2011 | By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

Tis the season for wrap-ups and top ten lists. Friendship expert Dr. Irene S. Levine discusses her blog, its visitors, and their  friendship concerns. Since January, I’ve posted 202 times on this blog — that’s about four times a week — usually early in the morning or late at night. That’s a lot of time to spend in [...]

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Helping a 10-year-old deal with bullies

December 1, 2010 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, My 10-year-old daughter has been having a lot of trouble with friends recently. Some of the problems are caused by boy drama, and the "he said, she said" game. Kids have been spreading rumors about her, and I just don’t know what to do. I have tried to get involved by giving [...]

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When mean girls appear as adults

September 15, 2010 | By | Reply Continue Reading

The 2004 hit teen comedy Mean Girls and the bestselling book by Rosalind Wiseman upon which it is based, Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence, hit a powerful chord with audiences, exposing the painful world of adolescent girls who are too often tormented and bullied [...]

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Friendship by the Book: Your So-Called Life

September 14, 2010 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Released today, Your So-Called Life: A Guide to Boys, Body Issues and Other Big-Girl Drama You Thought You Would Have Figured Out By Now (Harper, 2010) is a self-described guide for thirty-somethings. This is a phase of life when friendships are in flux as women mate, marry and mother—so this time, the authors who previously [...]

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My friend suddenly shut me out of her life

September 11, 2010 | By | 273 Replies Continue Reading

I have a friend that I felt was my best friend. She was in my wedding and we were pretty much attached at the hip. She called me a couple times a day, texted me, hung out with me or talked to me online (Facebook, AIM) almost every day.

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5 not-so-simple rules for mending a broken friendship

September 1, 2010 | By | 30 Replies Continue Reading

Despite the romanticized myth of BFF, the hard truth is that most friendships don’t last forever. In fact, research suggests that when it comes to friendships, there’s a phenomenon somewhat akin to the seven-year itch; half of our friendships change over that time period.

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