Archive for November, 2009

Befriending a “bad egg” in the office

Published: November 30, 2009 | Last Updated: May 6, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Don’t give up all your other office relationships because of one bad egg!

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No Face Value: Unfriend them?

Published: November 29, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

The Friendship Doctor weighs in on the potential perils of "unfriending." To read the entire article, Click here.

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A doctor that makes housecalls!

Published: November 28, 2009 | Last Updated: November 28, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

INVITE THE FRIENDSHIP DOCTOR TO YOUR NEXT BOOK CLUB MEETING   If you are a member of a Reader or Book Group, you can invite Dr. Levine to participate in a discussion of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend.   "Our book club recently read Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Break […]

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Electronic Press Kit

Published: November 28, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Contents: JPEG cover of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend JPEG cover of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend (small) PDF of Overlook Press Release PDF Summary of Critical Praise JPEG headshot of The Friendship Doctor JPEG headshot of The Friendship Doctor #2     For additional […]

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How to handle a fizzling friendship

Published: November 28, 2009 | Last Updated: November 28, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION   Dear Irene, I’ve been friends for three years with a guy at my office. We became friends after a really rough period in which I was demoted, isolated, and treated quite shabbily, though I couldn’t afford to leave and wasn’t in the best psychological state to do so (like, I was in need […]

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FAQs

Published: November 28, 2009 | Last Updated: May 15, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Question: Does the Friendship Doctor make “housecalls?” The Friendship Doctor makes two types of house calls: If you are a member of a Reader or Book Group, you can invite Dr. Levine to participate in a discussion of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend. Depending on her availability, your location, and […]

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My Thanksgiving Day Wish for You~

Published: November 26, 2009 | Last Updated: November 26, 2009 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

I hope you’re surrounded by the warmth of family and friends—near and far—and that you are thankful for the bounty at your table.   Thanks for visiting my blog and enriching my understanding of friendship.   Irene

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Moving on after a breakup

Published: November 26, 2009 | Last Updated: November 26, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, I have been reading the questions and answers on your website and finding them very helpful. I thought I would write and ask my own question. I have a friend with whom I’m currently going through a break up.   For a year or so, she’s either ignored me or shut me […]

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Malaysia Today cites The Friendship Doctor

Published: November 25, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Never heard of Malaysia Today? It’s Malaysia’s #1 Youth Weekly. In case you didn’t think that friendship woes were universal, read You and Your Frenemy from the 11/19/09 edition.

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Her Campus Interview on College Friendships/Frenemies

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

Frenemies: When Friendships Become Toxic, and How to Deal When You Realize the Friend is the Frenemy   Tuesday, November 24, 2009 By Cassie Potler    This past summer, I found out I got the position as a writer on the Her Campus team. I was super-pumped for the opportunity, and my friends and family […]

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