Archive for February, 2009

She’s Just Not That Into You: Six ways to know when a girlfriend’s a frenemy

Published: February 11, 2009 | Last Updated: February 11, 2009 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

He’s Just Not That Into You decodes the rules of heterosexual dating. But the relationship between girlfriends can be just as powerful, irritating, and unfathomable as any relationship with a guy. Here are my six ways for women to recognize when "she’s just not that into you." Read my latest post on HuffPo, SHE’s Just […]

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Girlfriendology: What to do and say when your friend gets a pink slip

Published: February 11, 2009 | Last Updated: July 24, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading

Girlfriendology is an online community based on “girlfriend inspiration, appreciation, and celebration.”

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For Better or For Worse: Weddings and Friendship

Published: February 9, 2009 | Last Updated: January 13, 2024 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Weddings can be taxing to any bride’s friendships.

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Girlfriendology: Inspiring Female Friendships

Published: February 9, 2009 | Last Updated: January 21, 2024 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Girlfriendology is an online community for women that aims to celebrate, appreciate and inspire women with blogs, a weekly podcast and BlogTalkRadio Show (

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A “good enough” friend

Published: February 6, 2009 | Last Updated: February 6, 2009 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Dr. Levine, I recently got into a fight with a girl named Linda, whom I considered my best friend. She said I was never a "good enough" friend for her, and I told her that I thought I couldn’t be her friend because she was spreading gossip about me. We both agreed that […]

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Reader Q & A: By love possessed

Published: February 4, 2009 | Last Updated: February 4, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION: Dear Irene, I have a friend who is a few years younger than me. I love her to death but she is causing me to feel bad about not being with her 24/7. She and I used to have the best time together; we laughed and watched movies and all sorts of stuff together. […]

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Co-rumination: Is it healthy for adolescents to rehash their boy problems?

Published: February 2, 2009 | Last Updated: August 22, 2022 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Are you a mom who worries because your teenage daughter seems to be incessantly texting or emailing her best friends about her romantic problems? Your worries may be founded. When adolescent girlfriends rehash the same problems together over and over, they increase their risk of depression and social anxiety. In a study focused on seventh […]

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