Tag: the Friendship Doctor
What do you do if you send a friend a ranting text?
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.
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.
In this article, which previously appeared in Good Housekeeping, the journalist provides tips for parents whose children are having friendship problems.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
QUESTION Dear Irene, I have read and been told by female friends that when a man is friends with a woman and all of a sudden wants to take it to a romantic level, the woman will "freak out" and get turned off. She’ll feel betrayed, thinking that the man’s intentions all along were to [...]
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 [...]