Tag: friendship expert

Friendship and Loss: When The Loved One Who Dies Is A Friend

Published: August 18, 2021 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Loss: When The Loved One Who Dies Is A Friend

Friendship and loss is a topic that’s not often spoken about but it can be very painful to lose a long-time friend.

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The Bad Friend: How Can I End My 7-Year-Old Daughter’s Friendship?

Published: August 14, 2021 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
The Bad Friend: How Can I End My 7-Year-Old Daughter’s Friendship?

Finding ways to handle the “bad friend” dilemma can be challenging but there are more options when your children are young.

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My Clingy Friend Calls Me Too Often

Published: July 25, 2021 | By | 22 Replies Continue Reading
My Clingy Friend Calls Me Too Often

Having a clingy friend can be very stressful and demanding. You need to decide whether you want to keep the friendship on the same track or make some changes.  QUESTION Hi Irene, My clingy friend calls me too often, a minimum of ten times per day! I have done the whole “I’m busy, my grandson […]

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In the Media – On AirTalk: The difficulty of making friends as an adult (Public Radio)

Published: February 9, 2016 | Last Updated: February 9, 2016 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – On AirTalk: The difficulty of making friends as an adult (Public Radio)

Dr. Irene S. Levine was pleased to be invited to serve as an on-air friendship expert on the KPCC Southern California Public Radio Show “AirTalk.”

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In the Media – How to handle conflicts with your spouse over friends (Deseret News)

Published: July 18, 2015 | Last Updated: July 18, 2015 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – How to handle conflicts with your spouse over friends (Deseret News)

In the (Utah) Deseret News, journalist Herb Scribner writes about how to handle conflicts with your spouse over friends.

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In the Media – Healing when a friends breaks up with you

Published: February 10, 2015 | Last Updated: February 10, 2015 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – Healing when a friends breaks up with you

Writer Katherine Schreiber spoke to experts seeking their advice about how to handle emotions when a friend breaks up with you

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In the Media – Five ways to get closer to your friends (AARP Life Reimagined)

Published: January 6, 2015 | Last Updated: January 6, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Five ways to get closer to your friends (AARP Life Reimagined)

Journalist Pamela Redmond of AARP recently interviewed me for her article on how to get closer to the friends you already have.

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In the Media – Is unemployment affecting your friendships? (on GoThinkBig.co.UK)

Published: December 23, 2014 | Last Updated: December 23, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Is unemployment affecting your friendships? (on GoThinkBig.co.UK)

Unemployment can wreak havoc on an individual’s life and emotions. Journalist Amy Packham writes about the social challenges that often follow unemployment.

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When A Friend Always Copies and Imitates, What Do You Do?

Published: December 21, 2014 | Last Updated: October 2, 2021 By | 164 Replies Continue Reading

A woman is frustrated that her friend always copies and imitates everything she does and wonders how she should handle this dilemma.

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In the Media – On ending virtual friendships (Salon)

Published: November 6, 2014 | Last Updated: November 6, 2014 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On ending virtual friendships (Salon)

Journalist Mary Mann recently wrote a fascinating essay in Salon on virtual friendships.

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