Archive for June, 2009

A friendly case of “Maid of Honor Abuse”

Published: June 27, 2009 | Last Updated: April 18, 2013 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A very tired maid of honor worries that her friend has become an out-of-control bridezilla.

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Too close for comfort

Published: June 23, 2009 | Last Updated: June 24, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

LONGER THAN USUAL QUESTION🙂 Hi Irene! I’m so glad I stumbled onto your website! I am going through a situation and desperately need advice! I have a very close cousin, Coralee, who I’ve basically grown up with like a sister and we’ve been friends most of my life. I am 28, and she is 37. […]

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Gossip promotes health and happiness: NOT

Published: June 16, 2009 | Last Updated: May 12, 2020 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

An article in New York Daily News today had a catchy headline that attracted my attention. It read: Women who gossip can live a happy and healthier life, study finds. Every blogger is acutely aware that, regardless of content, the title of a post strongly influences whether or not a post will be read. To […]

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Which friend was jilted?

Published: June 4, 2009 | Last Updated: June 4, 2009 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Dr. Levine, I have a friend who was my closest friend for about seven years. Recently, my husband and I moved to town to be closer to her and her family, along with some of my family, too. At first, everything was perfect; we spent nearly every day with each other, had dinners […]

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June 2, 2009

Published: June 4, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Dear Friends: If you haven’t had a chance to look at The Friendship Blog during the month of May, the articles below are some of those you may have missed. I hope you’ll have time to catch up on all the posts, information and opinions about female friendships. Just click on the links; Be sure […]

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Susan Boyle needs your friendship and support

Published: June 2, 2009 | Last Updated: June 2, 2009 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

The emotional fallout of Susan Boyle’s unexpected and disappointing defeat on Saturday night was clearly devastating. The front-runner failed to take first place on the finale of Britain’s Got Talent, losing to a teenage dance group called Diversity. It’s hard to imagine how this somewhat shy and private middle-aged woman must have felt to have […]

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