Archive for February, 2013

Can a friendship overcome a terrible betrayal?

February 28, 2013 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading

Whether a friendship can survive after a betrayal depends on whether the friend who was betrayed is able to forgive.

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Friendship by the Book: An interview with Carlin Flora, author of Friendfluence & a GIVEAWAY

February 25, 2013 | By | 11 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: An interview with Carlin Flora, author of Friendfluence & a GIVEAWAY

The new book Friendfluence: The Surprising Way Friends Make Us Who We Are (Doubleday, 2013) by Carlin Flora makes a seminal contribution to the literature on friendship.

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How to handle a blowup with a friend

February 24, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

When a blowup with a friend seems out of proportion, it may suggest something more is amiss in a friendship.

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How to avoid losing a friend

February 23, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

It is extremely common for friendships to end simply because two people drift apart as their life circumstances change. In fact, only one in 12 close friendships last over the course of a lifetime.

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IN THE MEDIA – Los Amigos que toda chica debe tener (In MSN Glo Espanol)

February 23, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
IN THE MEDIA – Los Amigos que toda chica debe tener (In MSN Glo Espanol)

This article and slideshow on Los Amigos Que Toda Chica Debe Tener originally appeared in Cosmopolitan and then was translated into Spanish for MSN Glo.

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IN THE MEDIA – How to find new friends fast (in Life & Beauty Weekly)

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IN THE MEDIA – How to find new friends fast (in Life & Beauty Weekly)

February 2013 By Catherine Ryan Find New Friends Fast When you’re younger, friends are everything. As you get older and people change and family responsibilities and jobs require more time and attention, it’s not unusual to lose touch with friends. And if you move to a new city, distance makes it even harder. “In midlife, […]

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Guest Post: The Importance of Friends When a Guy is Planning His Marriage Proposal

February 20, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Most of the posts on The Friendship Blog either apply to women or are general enough to apply to both sexes. Blogger Grace Pamer agreed to share a post that is focused on male friendships, suggesting the special importance of these relationships at a particular juncture in life: when men are contemplating a marriage proposal.

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How can I handle a friend who is angry and hostile?

February 19, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

I have a friend who lost her husband about a year ago. She has also lost most of her friends through her hostile behavior toward them…

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We could be great platonic friends, if only…

February 17, 2013 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Whether a relationship is between platonic friends or lovers, for it to work, two people need to be on the same page.

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Friendship by the Book: Surviving Female Friendships

February 15, 2013 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Surviving Female Friendships

Surviving Female Friendships: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly is a new book Nicole Zangara, MSW.

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