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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Carlin Flora, author of Friendfluence

Published: February 25, 2013 | Last Updated: February 22, 2024 By | 11 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Carlin Flora, author of Friendfluence

The new book Friendfluence: The Surprising Way Friends Make Us Who We Are (Doubleday, 2013) by Carlin Flora makes a seminal contribution to the literature on friendship.

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Friendship by the Book: Surviving Female Friendships

Published: February 15, 2013 | Last Updated: June 23, 2022 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Surviving Female Friendships

Surviving Female Friendships: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly is a new book Nicole Zangara, MSW.

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Friendship by the Book: An interview with Shasta Nelson, author of Friendships Just Don’t Happen

Published: February 5, 2013 | Last Updated: May 25, 2024 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: An interview with Shasta Nelson, author of Friendships Just Don’t Happen

Shasta Nelson is CEO of GirlfriendCircles.com, and a former preacher! She just wrote a new book on friendship, Friendships Just Don’t Happen.

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Guest Post: Why introverts have (even more) trouble making friends

Published: January 18, 2013 | Last Updated: June 13, 2024 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
Guest Post: Why introverts have (even more) trouble making friends

Making new friends is difficult, especially for introverts. It’s not that we don’t like people or people don’t like us, it’s just that introverts are solitary by nature, and it can be difficult for us to break out and reach out to other people.

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Remembering Jeffrey Zaslow

Published: February 13, 2012 | Last Updated: June 14, 2024 By | 23 Replies Continue Reading

Terrible news has a way of traveling almost instantaneously over very long distances. On Friday evening, I was vacationing in Mexico when I learned that Wall Street Journal columnist and best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow was killed in a car crash on a snowy road in northern Michigan earlier that day.

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Friendship by the Book: An interview with the author of The Friendship Fix

Published: May 23, 2011 | Last Updated: June 5, 2024 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

I’m always excited when a new book about friendship surfaces and was happy to have the chance to interview Dr. Andrea Bonior about her recently released book, The Friendship Fix. Irene: Andrea, briefly tell us about your book. Andrea: The Friendship Fix talks about friendship, “friendship,” and everything in between. It’s a handbook in some […]

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Guest Post: When BFF Stands for Bad Feelings For Everyone

Published: January 26, 2011 | Last Updated: September 25, 2023 By | Reply Continue Reading

By Lucy S. Danziger and Catherine Birndorf, MD, co-authors of The Nine Rooms of Happiness Friendships bringing you down? Social stress can add to feeling completely overwhelmed this time of year. Here are three strategies for how to cope with it.All those resolutions to “be a better person” and be the best we can be […]

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Friendship by the Book: Life is a Trip

Published: September 28, 2010 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

At first glance, Life is a Trip: The Transformative Magic of Travel by Judith Fein (Spirituality & Health Books, 2010) doesn’t appear to be a book about friendship. But once you open up the cover and begin reading about the author’s gutsy cross-cultural adventures, you realize that she has honed a unique talent for opening […]

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Friendship by the Book: Q & A with Gail Caldwell

Published: September 25, 2010 | Last Updated: March 2, 2024 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gail Caldwell’s beautiful book, Let’s Take the Long Way Home: A Memoir of Friendship (Random House, 2010), breaks new ground in allowing readers to understand the depths of a close female friendship and the pain associated with a sudden and untimely loss.

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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with Allison Winn Scotch

Published: July 21, 2010 | Last Updated: May 13, 2024 By | Reply Continue Reading

Allison Winn Scotch‘s novel, The One That I Want (2010), is an engaging summer beach read that makes you think about the friendships you have and those that have drifted apart. The main character, Tilly Farmer, is a 30-something high school guidance counselor who marries her high-school sweetheart, and still lives and works in the […]

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