In the Media: 5 Ways to Be A Better Friend

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April 23, 2015

Writing for AARP, journalist Pamela Redmond writes about five ways to become a better friend. She makes the point that sometimes, it’s necessary to have an uncomfortable conversation with a friend to get the relationship back on the right path.

She writes:

Rather than pretending the problem doesn’t exist or running away, you’ll need to confront the issue if you want to get more out of what is otherwise a valuable friendship.

“Sometimes it’s more difficult to have these emotional discussions than not to have them,” says Irene S. Levine, a professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine and creator of The Friendship Blog. “But if you bury hard feelings, they can seep out in toxic ways and damage the friendship.”

Read the entire article in its entirety on the AARP site.

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  1. Giselle says:

    Im 48 years old moved to USA 9 years ago. Married 2nd time no friends at all, my husband very nice,but became the only person person, sometimes I wish get out and do thinks I like. Cause he doesn’t like many things I do. So looking on the website found you.

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