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Friendship by the Book: Interview with Camilla Way, author of Watching Edie

August 2, 2016 | By | 26 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Interview with Camilla Way, author of Watching Edie

Win a copy of Watching Edie, a new novel by Camilla Way…

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Unnecessary drama with friends at my gym

March 17, 2016 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A woman in her 50’s feels sucked into a drama at her gym.

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Reader Wisdom: On handling a toxic friendship

February 22, 2014 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

A reader explains why she hung on to a toxic friendship.

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Why am I attracted to toxic friends?

October 7, 2013 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A reader wonders why she gets into relationships with toxic friends.

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Toxic friends: There’s one in every bunch

April 11, 2011 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

The more people in a group, the more likely the possibilities of personality clashes.

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Five ways to unload a toxic friend

March 15, 2008 | By | 80 Replies Continue Reading

The term toxic friendship refers to a variety of relationships that are consistently negative and draining. The nature of these relationships is defined by patterns, not by one-time or occasional lapses in the reciprocity that is the essence of a healthy friendship.

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Twenty Questions: Spotting a Toxic Friendship

December 4, 2007 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Here are 20 questions to help you spot a toxic friendship.

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Toxic Friends: An Interview with Florence Isaacs

August 27, 2007 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Freelance journalist Florence Isaacs, an expert on relationships, friendship, and effective communication in business and social situations, wrote the groundbreaking book on friendship, Toxic Friends True Friends: How Your Friendships Can Make or Break Your Health, Happiness, Family, and Career (Citadel, 2003). When I decided to write a book about fractured friendships, her book was high on my reading […]

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