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Should you drop a toxic friend? (The Journal News – NY)

November 28, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading
Should you drop a toxic friend? (The Journal News – NY)

Reporter Linda Lombroso of the Journal News (a Gannett paper) interviewed The Friendship Doctor about how to deal with a toxic friend.

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In the Media – Holidays: how to navigate awkward situations (Journal News)

November 21, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Holidays: how to navigate awkward situations (Journal News)

Journalist Linda Lombroso queried etiquette experts, including The Friendship Doctor, asking their advice for getting out of awkward situations gracefully during the holidays.

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In the Media – I sent my friend a ranting text (Self Magazine)

July 10, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – I sent my friend a ranting text (Self Magazine)

What do you do if you send a friend a ranting text?

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Making friends with Marlo Thomas

Making friends with Marlo Thomas

When I was growing up, one of my favorite TV shows was That Girl, a popular sitcom featuring the beautiful Marlo Thomas as a feisty young ingenue who moved to New York to make it on her own. At a time when most women went directly from their parents’ homes to that of their husbands, the premise of the show was pathbreaking—and inspiring. What fun it was when Marlo, as editor of MarloThomas.com, reached out to me last week to ask my advice about making friends.

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CBS Sunday Morning Show Interview with The Friendship Doctor – Rescheduled for 3/17/13

March 15, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
CBS Sunday Morning Show Interview with The Friendship Doctor – Rescheduled for 3/17/13

CBS Sunday Morning national correspondent Rita Braver interviewed The Friendship Doctor for a segment on the power of friendship that will air on the program this Sunday.

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SF Gate: Friendship Problems, When Your Child is Fighting with her Best Friend

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading
SF Gate: Friendship Problems, When Your Child is Fighting with her Best Friend

In this article, which previously appeared in Good Housekeeping, the journalist provides tips for parents whose children are having friendship problems.

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Ending the Family Feud (in Best You, Aviva Insurance)

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

The Friendship Doctor in the News Feuds are legendary—Cain and Abel, the Hatfields and McCoys—but at the same time all too real for some families. Even if you’re not directly involved, long-term fighting can take a toll on every family member’s health. Here’s what you can do to encourage reconciliation. This article provides some tips for […]

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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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Friendship by the Book: A Q & A with Katie Lee, author of Groundswell

July 14, 2011 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Groundswell is Katie Lee’s first novel. This romantic story is about a struggling young screenwriter, Emma Guthrie, who is suddenly thrust into a world of wealth and celebrity when she falls in love with a dashing actor. Emma marries and seems to be living a fairy tale life until she accidently learns her husband, Garrett […]

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UK Mail: Why did my best friend dump me?

December 27, 2010 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

In Sunday’s UK Mail, journalist Mandy Francis wrote about her experience of being dumped by a friend without warning or explanation. Years later, she still feels the hurt. "One consolation is that when I’ve talked to other female friends about my experience, many of them have similar tales to relate," she writes.   Many women […]

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