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Money and Friends: How to Figure It All Out

March 18, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

by GINA RYDER 

MARCH 14, 2012

 

A shared economic value system is one way friends bond. Yet in many chapters of human existence, shifting life phases and new statuses can uproot our finances, and as a result, our relationships. Recent job losses and drastic life style changes throw a monkey wrench into our friendships.

 

"It’s important to know how to handle sudden changes," says Irene Levine, a psychologist who specializes in relationships. Levine interviewed over 1,500 women about friendship in the research for her book, Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Break-Up With Your Best Friend. She also tackles three complex friendship questions per week on her website, "The Friendship Blog."

 

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