Archive for July, 2010

Chelsea’s Getting Married: What about her friends?

July 31, 2010 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

On choosing which friends to invite when you’re getting married…

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Letting go of a toxic friendship—-gently

How do you back away from an unhealthy friendship without hurting someone’s feelings?

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Rent-A-Friend: What do you think?

This morning a reporter from a German newspaper called to ask my thoughts about Rent-A-Friend.

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Comforting a Friend Who Has Had a Miscarriage

July 27, 2010 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, about 15-20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, usually within the first 13 weeks of pregnancy. For the woman who has miscarried, this can be a difficult time emotionally, both in coping with the loss and thinking about its impact on her marriage and her ability to […]

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“What a Difference a Friend Makes” Video and Essay Contest

July 24, 2010 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

SAMHSA and the Ad Council have announced the What a Difference a Friend Makes Contest.   "Friendship and support are key aspects of recovery from mental health problems. Individuals are more likely to seek help in an environment of acceptance and understanding. SAMHSA and the Ad Council have launched this video and essay contest to […]

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Woman’s Day – How to Breakup with Anyone

July 24, 2010 | By | Reply Continue Reading

July 23, 2010 WomansDay.com …Perhaps you don’t need to break up formally; often, letting a friendship that no longer feels close drift naturally into an outer orbit in your life works on its own, says Irene Levine, PhD, author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend. But if the friend in […]

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Cleo Magazine interviews The Friendship Doctor

July 24, 2010 | By | Reply Continue Reading

The Friendship Doctor was recently interviewed by Nicole Elphick, a writer with Cleo, an Australian fashion and beauty magazine. Her article, Are You Too Unpicky With Your Friends?, in the August edition, raises the question of whether women aren’t picky enough in choosing their friends.    

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In the Media – Cleo Magazine: Are you too UNPICKY with your friends?

July 23, 2010 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

I was recently interviewed by Nicole Elphick, a writer with Cleo, an Australian fashion and beauty magazine.

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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Allison Winn Scotch

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Allison Winn Scotch‘s novel, The One That I Want (2010), is an engaging summer beach read that makes you think about the friendships you have and those that have drifted apart.   The main character, Tilly Farmer, is a 30-something high school guidance counselor who marries her high-school sweetheart, and still lives and works in […]

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My Best Friend: How did I miss this gem?

July 20, 2010 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

I watched My Best Friend (2006) this evening on Netflix (don’t know how I missed the original run) and fell in love with the movie. It’s a simple story of a wealthy antique dealer who focuses on things rather than relationships. He worries about his own mortality; specifically, who will attend his funeral when he […]

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