Archive for August, 2010

Guest Post: Meet the Roommate

Published: August 21, 2010 | Last Updated: August 21, 2010 By | Reply Continue Reading

By Cara Sprunk   Having a new roommate is tough. Especially if you are "assigned" to each other and you don’t have full control over the person whose bed will be right next to yours for a full year. Trust me, I’ve been there. I had the worst roommate of anyone I’ve ever spoken to. […]

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5 Tips for Travel with Friends

Published: August 20, 2010 | Last Updated: April 23, 2013 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A recent Harris Interactive Poll commissioned by Hampton Hotels found that 43% of adults travel with friends at least once a year and at least 74% prefer to take a road trip when they do.

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Neglecting sisters for misters: Facing the consequences

Published: August 19, 2010 | Last Updated: August 19, 2010 By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION I recently broke up with my boyfriend and had honestly neglected my friends during our relationship. What would be the best way to get into their good graces again?   ANSWER There’s no sense pretending: If you know, they know too. Admit you were dumb to get caught up with a jerk and go […]

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Is “Befriending” A Treatment For Depression?

Published: August 18, 2010 | Last Updated: August 18, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Is “Befriending” A Treatment For Depression?

A study looked at the viability of “befriending” as a treatment tool for emotional distress and depressive symptoms. The findings suggest that friendships, even therapeutic ones, don’t necessarily substitute for good treatment.

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When close friends become far-away friends

Published: August 17, 2010 | Last Updated: June 15, 2015 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

What do you do when close friends become far-away friends?

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MSN Glo interviews Dr. Levine on How To Break Up with Anyone

Published: August 16, 2010 | Last Updated: August 16, 2010 By | Reply Continue Reading

"We’ve all felt the pain of romantic breakups. And while it’s wrenching to be the breaker-upper, we do what we gotta do. Instead of feeling obliged to maintain a relationship when the connection has long soured, read on to learn how to gracefully make a break for a sweeter – and maybe even saner – […]

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Friendship by the Book: Let’s Take The Long Way Home

Published: August 16, 2010 | Last Updated: July 5, 2021 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

It’s rare that I simply gush over books but I fell in love with Gail Caldwell’s newest book: Let’s Take The Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship.

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Why Are Women So Mean To Each Other?

Published: August 13, 2010 | Last Updated: November 10, 2021 By | 94 Replies Continue Reading

If you’ve wondered why women are so mean to each other, read Female Bullying, an article by Rachel Giese in the September 2010 issue of Flare Magazine. The piece covers the perennial, but disturbing, topic of adult women who have honed the art of what therapists have termed relational aggression. These mean girls may not fight with their fists but they can inflict terrible emotional pain on their targets.

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Flare Magazine takes a look at female bullying, online and off

Published: August 13, 2010 | Last Updated: August 13, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Flare Magazine (Canada) August 16, 2010 Female Bullying A look at the fastest growing social disease both online and in person  By Rachel Giese The scene was like something from The Hills. Dana Lacey, a 26-year-old writer, was at a Toronto bar with a group of friends, including her roommate-who happens to be a guy-and […]

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Smoothing Over a Social Slip-up

Published: August 12, 2010 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

First for Women – July 26, 2010 No friend or friendship is perfect. So what do you do if you say or do the wrong thing? In this recent article in First for Women, The Friendship Doctor weighed in on what to say after you slip up.

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