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BFF until they grew apart

Published: September 15, 2009 | Last Updated: September 15, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading
BFF until they grew apart

Nine years ago, novelist Adele Parks was dumped by her best friend of 20 years. In a recent essay published in the UK Daily Mail, Adele admits she still hasn’t gotten over it completely. Whether you’re 7 or 70, it’s always painful to lose a best friend. “Friendship is a form of mutual selflessness, an […]

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BFF until they grew apart

Published: September 15, 2009 | Last Updated: September 16, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading
BFF until they grew apart

Nine years ago, novelist Adele Parks was dumped by her best friend of 20 years. In a recent essay published in the UK Daily Mail, Adele admits she still hasn’t gotten over it completely. Whether you’re 7 or 70, it’s always painful to lose a best friend. "Friendship is a form of mutual selflessness, an […]

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Match.com dating site taps Dr. Levine’s expertise

Published: September 15, 2009 | Last Updated: October 15, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

  September 14, 2009 Stick with your Sisters – Match.com  How many times have your girlfriends saved your sanity and lowered your stress levels? Now there’s scientific evidence that says, yes, you must keep girls’ night out on your calendar: It’s good for your health! By Cary Barbor   …Social cues drive us, as well. […]

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BFF reviewed on Entrepreneur.com

Published: September 15, 2009 | Last Updated: September 15, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

August 2009 Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend was reviewed by Reviewer’s Bookwatch on Entrepreneur.com/ Click here to see the review.  

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Dr. Levine interviewed on breakups by AOL News

Published: September 11, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

AOL That’s Fit How to Handle the Best Friend Breakup   by Sarah Treleaven Sep 10th 2009 Ever been in a friendship that just isn’t working for you anymore? Irene Levine, author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup With Your Best Friend, answers questions here about why friendships end, how to know when it’s […]

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Announcing the winners of the BFF Giveaway!

Published: September 11, 2009 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend has hit the bookstores before its official pub date.   Displayed (See larger image) in the collage are the three winners of the BFF Labor Day Giveaway: 1) Denise Reynolds of Fort Lauderdale, Florida who placed a copy of the book on the non-fiction bestseller […]

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BFF named editor’s pick on www.divine.ca

Published: September 10, 2009 | Last Updated: September 10, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

Published September 09, 2009 Farewell Friend At one point or another, we’ve probably all felt the pain of a friendship that has gone sour. Whether it’s the result of a major falling out or simply from drifting apart, there seems to be scarce resources to help us get through the sad experience of a broken […]

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Making Friends: What is speed-friending?

Published: September 9, 2009 | Last Updated: October 16, 2021 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Looking for a great way to celebrate Women’s Friendship Month? If you live in the San Francisco Bay area you can take a stab at speed-friending. Shasta Nelson, a relationship and transitions life coach, is the founder and spirit behind GirlfriendCircles.com, a new and vibrant community dedicated to introducing women and inspiring friendship in cities […]

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Am I my friend’s keeper?

Published: September 7, 2009 | Last Updated: September 7, 2009 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, Hopefully, you can help me with my predicament. Over the past six months I’ve been "friends" with a 25-year-old girl. I’m a 37-year-old woman. Yeah, you know where I’m going with this! She is where I USED to be: binging, playing the victim role, can’t find love, affection, or the attention she […]

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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with the Author of Crossing Washington Square

Published: September 6, 2009 | Last Updated: October 5, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

A chick lit author hits her stride~ Once I started reading Joanne Rendell‘s new novel, Crossing Washington Square, I had a hard time putting it down. This gripping book tells the story of two strong women, both of them faculty in the English Literature Department of Manhattan U. The story takes the protagonists-polar opposites in […]

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