Tag: Carlin Flora

The Fragility of Friendship

Published: November 26, 2013 | Last Updated: May 16, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Based on research on the fragility of friendship, friends forever, even among adults, is usually a self-perpetuating myth.

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Text Message Violated Trust Between Friends

Published: October 30, 2013 | Last Updated: May 2, 2024 By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
Text Message Violated Trust Between Friends

One friend snooped, the other was caught writing hurtful words. Is is possible to rebuild their friendship?

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Friendship: Starting from Zero

Published: September 16, 2013 | Last Updated: May 6, 2024 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

How to make friends when you’re starting from zero and entering adulthood all alone.

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When a friend starts fibbing

Published: September 8, 2013 | Last Updated: February 4, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A young reader laments a classmate’s new tendency to stretch the truth.

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Remaining connected with a friend on a spiritual journey

Published: August 24, 2013 | Last Updated: January 7, 2024 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

One friend is touting new religious beliefs while the other is losing faith in the friendship.

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Friendless In A New Town

Published: July 30, 2013 | Last Updated: May 19, 2024 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Friendless In A New Town

After getting married and moving to the country, a woman finds herself friendless, without a social circle.

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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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Friends: Awkward encounters of the friendly kind

Published: September 1, 2009 | Last Updated: October 5, 2020 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Carlin Flora, features editor of Psychology Today, recently put together an awesome article that is full of advice for those struggling with modern friendship dilemmas–from how to heal rifts to how to network the non-slimy way. Read her piece here: Friends: Awkward Encounters of the Friendly Kind    

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