Archive for May, 2013

The Basics of Starting a Friendship: Step One

Published: May 29, 2013 | Last Updated: April 15, 2021 By | 16 Replies Continue Reading
The Basics of Starting a Friendship: Step One

It sounds simple but making eye contact, smiling, saying hello, and acknowledging someone else, by name, are crucial first steps in starting a friendship.

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Frances Ha: A movie about female friendship in black, white and shades of gray

Published: May 26, 2013 | Last Updated: January 6, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading
Frances Ha: A movie about female friendship in black, white and shades of gray

Female friendship is often misportrayed in movies, films and books–probably because of its complexity. That’s why I was thrilled to see Frances Ha, a new indie film that takes a look at a friendship between two women in their late-20s.

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Can a friendship on life support be salvaged?

Published: May 24, 2013 | Last Updated: May 25, 2013 By | 78 Replies Continue Reading

A friendship on life support may have only a slim chance of survival, especially if the friendship doesn’t have a solid foundation or long history.

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Our friendship isn’t the same

Published: May 21, 2013 | Last Updated: May 21, 2013 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

One of my best friends has changed dramatically in the past year and it’s making me question our friendship.

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Friendship: In sickness and in health? Not always

Published: May 18, 2013 | Last Updated: May 18, 2013 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Two friends bond over sickness until one regains her health. Are there magic words to end this troubling friendship?

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In the Media – My very cheap day

Published: May 18, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – My very cheap day

Kristen Bellstrom, a single New Yorker and an editor at CNN Money, recently wrote an interesting piece about how she found ways to reduce her expenses during the course of a day.

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Behind the Scenes: The Friendship Doctor meets Marlo Thomas

Published: May 18, 2013 | Last Updated: November 17, 2020 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading
Behind the Scenes: The Friendship Doctor meets Marlo Thomas

In case you’re curious, here’s a behind the scenes account of my meeting with Marlo Thomas.

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In the Media: OMG, I sent my friend a ranting text

Published: May 16, 2013 | Last Updated: May 16, 2013 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media: OMG, I sent my friend a ranting text

The Friendship Doctor is interviewed by Alyssa Longobucco of Self Magazine who asks what to do when you’ve made a terrible faux-pas—sending a ranting text about your friend TO her!

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‘Single at Heart’ blogger on making friends

Published: May 15, 2013 | Last Updated: December 28, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading
‘Single at Heart’ blogger on making friends

Bella DePaulo’s latest post on her “Single at Heart” blog talk is focused on making friends–as she gives a shout-out to the Friendship Doctor.

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You’re my ‘best friend’: To say or not to say?

Published: May 15, 2013 | Last Updated: May 15, 2013 By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

Whether or not to disclose depends on WHY you want to tell someoner she’s your best friend.

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