Happy ‘Friendship Day’ — And Maybe That’s a Good Thing

Published: February 15, 2012 | Last Updated: February 14, 2013 By | Reply Continue Reading

February 14, 2012
by Carey Goldberg

Happy Valentine’s Day from CommonHealth! Or rather, Happy Friendship Day!

That’s what another mother wished me as I was returning from dropping my son off at school today – and I must say, it warmed my heart. Our school is making a very pointed effort this year to emphasize that Valentine’s Day is about all sorts of warm and friendly feelings, not just romantic love…

turned to Dr. Irene Levine, a professor of psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine, “friendship doctor” for The Huffington Post and Psychology Today, and host of TheFriendshipBlog.com. (Catch her excellent recent Radio Boston segment on friend break-ups here.)

Read the entire article here.


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