Archive for May, 2007

Friendenemies: The perversion of friendship

One reason why television shows as diverse as Friends and The Golden Girls, have become classics is because they so aptly portray the essence and energy of friendships at different ages and stages of women’s lives. Based on both the subject matter and the hype, I can’t wait to watch tonight’s first episode of the mini-series, The Starter […]

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Online Friendships: As close as a keystroke

Carole* (who prefers to use a pseudonym) is a 40-something career woman who works in the area of information technology talks about online friendships.

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RX for healthy living: Good friends and many of them

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A recent article by Chris Crowley and Dr. Henry S. Lodge on MSN.com, Why Love Heals: How Friendships Keep You Healthy, discusses the findings of a study that examined the correlation between friendship and good health. “A study of more than 4,000 women and men in Alameda County, California, showed a direct link between the […]

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Stressed out

An interview with Debbie Mandel, MA Author of Turn On Your Inner Light and Changing Habits Stress expert and life coach Debbie Mandel explains why some female friendships create stress, how women can recognize and lessen the stress of their relationships, and when you should simply give up and move on. Are any of your […]

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How many is too many?

Aristotle characterized three different types of friendships, according to a recent article in Philosophy Now by Dr. Timothy Madigan. They include friendships of utility, friendships of pleasure, and friendships of good. Friendships of utility offer some mutual advantage to both parties (for example, co-workers, business partners, classmates) Friendships of pleasure describe those where people simply […]

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The Authors Guild

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Overlook Press

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Irene S. Levine, PhD Freelance Writer

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American Society of Journalists & Authors

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Survey Responses Top The 500 Mark!

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With a little help from my friends and your friends—-more than 500 people have already responded to the Fractured Friendships Survey. The survey is designed to collect information about the impact of female friendships on the lives of women. If you still haven’t taken the survey, click here to contribute your experience. Please share the […]

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