Archive for June, 2009

A friendly case of “Maid of Honor Abuse”

June 27, 2009 | 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

June 23, 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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The Real Housewives of Jericho

June 21, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

If these women were on reality TV, they would surely be cast as The Real Housewives of Jericho. This feisty circle of friends includes six accomplished, attractive, 40-something mothers who initially met through their children. They jokingly call themselves The Vuvs, elaborating on a word one of them conjured up as a little girl because […]

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Gossip promotes health and happiness: NOT

June 16, 2009 | 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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What are you doing on June 8th, Best Friends Day? Do Something!

June 8, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Set your cell phone alarm, mark your calendar, and write it across the top of your hand in red ink. Get ready for Best Friends Day (BFD), sponsored by DoSomething.org and BFF Entertainment. The two groups have declared June 8th, 2009 a national day of celebration for best friends to do something together to change […]

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Which friend was jilted?

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

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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

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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