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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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Making friends with Marlo Thomas

Published: May 15, 2013 | Last Updated: May 28, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Making friends with Marlo Thomas

When I was growing up, one of my favorite TV shows was That Girl, a popular sitcom featuring the beautiful Marlo Thomas as a feisty young ingenue who moved to New York to make it on her own. At a time when most women went directly from their parents’ homes to that of their husbands, the premise of the show was pathbreaking—and inspiring. What fun it was when Marlo, as editor of MarloThomas.com, reached out to me last week to ask my advice about making friends.

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Losing a best friend who is also your sister

Published: May 10, 2013 | Last Updated: May 10, 2013 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

It’s hard losing a best friend but when the person is tied to your history like a sister, you really need to think twice before letting go

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Ending a friendship: My friend’s partner is toxic

Published: May 6, 2013 | Last Updated: May 6, 2013 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

How do you end a friendship when your friend’s partner who is intrusive and foul-mouthed?

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Mining Your Neighborhood for Friends

Published: May 2, 2013 | Last Updated: November 6, 2015 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Mining Your Neighborhood for Friends

With life being more mobile than ever before, we’re less likely to know our neighbors—missing out on a fertile and convenient source of friendships.

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My teen feels rejected by friends and wants to end his life

Published: April 29, 2013 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

The words ”wants to end his life” should be cause for concern for any teen parent.

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Birthday Gifts And Friendship

Published: April 27, 2013 | Last Updated: October 11, 2021 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Birthday Gifts And Friendship

Sometimes birthday gifts, although carefully chosen and well-intended, can disappoint for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons may have nothing to do with the gift or the gift giver.

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