In the Media: 5 Ways to balance friends and a girlfriend (Men’s Health)

Published: March 28, 2014 | Last Updated: March 28, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
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March 28, 2014

Men’s Health writer Emily Mitchell explains why it’s prudent for men to stay involved with their friends when they fall in love with a woman.

As part of her research for the article, Emily interviewed The Friendship Doctor. She writes:

Just don’t expect all your friends to be on board at first. “Accept that your best friends might feel jealousy or rejection,” says Irene S. Levine, Ph.D., the Friendship Doctor columnist for Psychology Today. “Keep in mind the person entering a relationship has been enriched, while the other people will have a loss.” And if your buddy isn’t happy for you, you might not have a healthy friendship to begin with. He may be too dependent or needy—in that case, you may want to re-evaluate your friendship or make it clear that you’re not trying to shove him out of your life forever.

Click here to read the Men’s Health article in its entirety.

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