Archive for January, 2010

Sisters who committed to be friends

Published: January 26, 2010 | Last Updated: August 27, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Sister Summit: How Four Sisters Rebuilt Their Support Network Across the Miles

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Workplace friendships: Betrayed by the gossip girl

Published: January 23, 2010 | Last Updated: February 25, 2013 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

In the workplace, it’s particularly important to build friendships slowly before sharing too many intimacies.

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Friends at Work: Turns into a Workplace Nightmare

Published: January 20, 2010 | Last Updated: March 31, 2022 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

They were friends at work and now she is reporting the friendship to HR; a man asks what he did wrong and how to move forward.

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A BFF that has stood the test of time

Published: January 17, 2010 | Last Updated: January 18, 2010 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

I don’t recall how I tripped over Jessica Kettle Kechian’s blog, Cougar Tales, but I’m glad I did. I was smitten by one of her posts on friendship. Jessica was gracious to allow me to reprint it here on The Friendship Blog as a guest post. P.S. I think it would be nice if every […]

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BFF Now Available On Kindle and SONY Reader

Published: January 16, 2010 | Last Updated: June 26, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading

Do you need friendship advice or inspiration in an instant? Now you can start reading Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup With Your Best Friend less than a minute after placing your order for a wireless Kindle download through The electronic version of the book is available for at $9.99. Don’t have a Kindle? […]

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A bad ending to a good friendship: Are there second chances?

Published: January 16, 2010 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

There can often be second chances after a blowup if a friendship is fundamentally sound.

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A bad ending to a good friendship: Are there second chances?

Published: January 16, 2010 | Last Updated: January 16, 2010 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION   Hi Irene, I’m so happy to have found your blog and discovered your book. I will definitely be running out and buying a copy!   A very close, cherished friendship that I’ve had for 14 years has just come to a painful end, and I’m heartbroken. I wish there was a way to […]

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Women’s Running Magazine recommends BFF for a good in-flight read

Published: January 10, 2010 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Award-winning author and journalist Margie Goldsmith, a global traveler who has visited 113 countries and racked up almost as many frequent flier miles as George Clooney, selected Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend as a great in-flight read in January/February 2010 issue of Women’s Running Magazine. Goldsmith said the book is […]

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What next? She’s fallen in love with her best friend’s twins

Published: January 7, 2010 | Last Updated: January 7, 2010 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Hi Irene, A year ago, my best friend of 14 years gave birth to her twin boys. Their biological father has never been in their lives and my friend took him to court. She was awarded full legal and physical custody of the twins, which we were VERY happy about. Of course she asked […]

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5 Ways To Improve Your Friendships in 2010

Published: January 3, 2010 | Last Updated: January 3, 2010 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

Whether it’s the occasion of a birthday or an anniversary, or the passing of another year or of another decade, it’s human nature to periodically take stock of things. Turning the page on the calendar means looking back and looking forward, which often brings into bold relief those aspects of our lives where we think […]

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