Archive for October, 2009

When a friend wants more than friendship

October 30, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

It’s not unusual for platonic relationships to turn into something different or something more. Whenever this happens, regardless of gender, it can lead to misunderstandings if both people aren’t on the same page. When two female friends are involved, the potential awkwardness is compounded exponentially because the experience is less common and less talked about. […]

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Best Friends Forever showcased in NASW newsletter

October 27, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend was featured in the Fall newsletter of the National Association of Science Writers (NASW), of which Dr. Levine is a long-standing member.

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Guest Speaker – NYU Journalism Course

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Mock press conference with the author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend

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Breaking up is hard to do: Talk at Greenburgh Public Library

October 27, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

October 24, 2009 Gannett Journal News   Meet bestselling author Irene S. Levine at the Greenburgh Public Library as  she discusses her latest book, “Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup With Your Best Friend” at 7 p.m. Drawing from her own research and the personal stories of more than 1,500 women, Dr. Levine explores the […]

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AOL Canada on “Ending a Friendship with A Needy Pal”

October 25, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

October 23, 2009 by Sarah Treleaven   Over at the Psychology Today blogs, Irene S. Levine, author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup With Your Best Friend, tackles the question of how to break up with a friend who always seems to need something. Why do people sometimes put up with friends who constantly […]

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Why breaking up is SO hard to do

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Breaking up is so hard to do: Here’s why.

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Selma’s Thursday Afternoon Book Group

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Cision Navigator announces PT Friendship Doctor Blog

October 24, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Psychology Today starts Friendship Doctor blog 10/23/2009 Psychology Today has launched The Friendship Doctor, a blog that discusses friendship with the help of Dr. Irene Levine, a psychologist and professor of psychiatry. It offers readers a place to exchange experiences and Dr. Levine provides solutions to questions and issues. Contact 212-260-7210 for further information.

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The little lie that snowballed

October 23, 2009 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

I’m 28 years old and a TV journalist. About 3 years ago, I met another female reporter to whom I took an instant liking and we became close friends. At the outset, I felt deeply for her and she grew to like me, too. We hung out together, vacationed together, and I loved doing things for her. Although we had disagreements, there was no professional rivalry or backstabbing between us.

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Live radio interview NY 106.7FM

October 23, 2009 | By | Reply Continue Reading

An hour long interview with The Friendship Doctor

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