Information for Sponsors: Irene S. Levine, Friendship Expert

Irene S. Levine, Ph.D. is a psychologist, friendship expert, and producer of The Friendship Blog. She is the author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving A Breakup with Your Best Friend (Abrams). Read more about Irene’s background.

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Launched in 2007, is the only destination on the blogosphere where women (and some men) can obtain free, individualized advice and authoritative information to master the often-tricky etiquette of female friendships.

In response to reader questions by email and online, The Friendship Doctor dispenses a unique blend of insight, experience, and wisdom in simple, straightforward language—and distills new research findings, tracks trends, and gleans insights about friendship from popular culture.

The blog was redesigned after the launch to better organize its rich archival information and make it more easily searchable by users.

Irene’s credibility as a friendship expert

Dr. Levine, widely known as The Friendship Doctor, is a psychologist, author, and former professor of psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine.

She is the author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend, and is a regular contributor to She is the go-to person when print or electronic media seek out sage advice and information on the topic of female friendships.


Irene’s Twitter account has more than 8.4K followers, and she has more than 1.9K Facebook Friends and more than 3.500 connections on LinkedIn. A dedicated Facebook page, The Friendship Blog Connection, has more than 1.8K followers.

AWARDS awarded it the Readers’ Choice Award as the Best Blog about friendship.


Banner ads of various sizes and sponsored posts are available for six-month, or annual terms. Contact the friendship expert, Irene (at) so we can speak.