Archive for December, 2009

Dr. Lois’ Book Group

Published: December 11, 2009 | Last Updated: December 20, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

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Love, Loss and Friendship: Getting Over the Death of a Child

Published: December 9, 2009 | Last Updated: October 12, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Lynn shares her experience of how the friends she made through a support group helped her cope with this unimaginable loss.

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Best friend breakups

Published: December 9, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

by Linda Lombroso [email protected]   BEST FRIEND BREAKUPS How do you tell your girlfriends you’ve been dumped by a best buddy?   That’s one topic most women steer clear of discussing, especially with other female friends, says Chappaqua psychologist Irene S. Levine, author of "Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend" ($15.95, […]

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A friend poached one too many times

Published: December 8, 2009 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Dr. Levine,   I’m a mom of two girls, ages five and nine. I met another mom at the playground in May and we hit it off quite well, though my 5-year-old was a little slow to warm up to her 5-year-old. Since she and her family had just moved, she had not […]

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The Bad Friend: What’s a mom to do?

Published: December 5, 2009 | Last Updated: May 27, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Most parents have the unsettling experience of their children bringing home a “bad friend.” Here’s some advice for moms facing this dilemma.

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Talk and book-signing at the Mount Kisco Publlc Library

Published: December 5, 2009 | Last Updated: December 5, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

Irene will talk about female friendships and sign copies of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friends

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Middle school frenemies: Why are girls so mean?

Published: December 4, 2009 | Last Updated: October 21, 2014 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Every mother knows how tough middle school friendships can be for young women.

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Exurb Magazine: 5 Questions with The Friendship Doctor

Published: December 2, 2009 | Last Updated: January 17, 2023 By | Reply Continue Reading

The Friendship Doctor was recently interviewed by Victoria Clayton-Alexander, editor of Exurb Magazine.

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How to Break Up With Your Best Friend

Published: December 2, 2009 | Last Updated: December 6, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading

AOL Lemondrop December 2, 2009 By Dorkys Ramos   You swore you’d be BFFs til the end of time, but lately the friendship has been heading straight towards a flatline. And when there’s no hope for recovery, sometimes it’s simply best to pull the plug on the relationship.   “It’s important to recognize that not […]

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Exurb Magazine: 5 Questions for Irene Levine

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

December 1, 2009   Check out Victoria Clayton-Alexander’s interview with Dr. Levine, published in Exurb Magazine.

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