Tag: Huffington Post

In the Media – A Friend is Someone Who Likes You…

Published: June 26, 2013 | Last Updated: June 26, 2013 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

An article in the Huffington Post, A Friend is Someone Who Likes You.. by Nancy Doyle Palmer

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Making friends with Marlo Thomas

Published: May 15, 2013 | Last Updated: May 28, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
Making friends with Marlo Thomas

When I was growing up, one of my favorite TV shows was That Girl, a popular sitcom featuring the beautiful Marlo Thomas as a feisty young ingenue who moved to New York to make it on her own. At a time when most women went directly from their parents’ homes to that of their husbands, the premise of the show was pathbreaking—and inspiring. What fun it was when Marlo, as editor of MarloThomas.com, reached out to me last week to ask my advice about making friends.

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Can a Facebook tragedy offer a friendship lesson?

Published: January 9, 2011 | Last Updated: April 16, 2016 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

How to avert a Facebook Tragedy: What would you do if you saw a disturbing status post from a friend on your feed?

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Helping a 10-year-old deal with bullies

Published: December 1, 2010 | Last Updated: June 11, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading


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Women’s Book Groups: Not Only About The Book

Published: October 18, 2009 | Last Updated: February 12, 2024 By | Reply Continue Reading

Local book groups (also called reader groups) offer women an opportunity to get together in a cozy setting to talk, to think, to feel.

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Michelle Obama: First Lady, First Friend

Published: March 4, 2009 | Last Updated: March 4, 2009 By | Reply Continue Reading

Sleeveless dresses with well-toned arms, sensible but stylish flats, and now what might be a real first: A ‘Girl’s Night In’ at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue during her first days at the White House. Not only is Michelle Obama a first lady with style and panache but by all reports—-she is fiercely loyal to and appreciative […]

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Friendless in Seattle

Published: February 23, 2009 | Last Updated: February 24, 2009 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Why would a middle-aged woman not be able to keep a friend? Read my latest reader query on that topic on The Huffington Post.

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Five Ways To Unload A Toxic Friend

Published: March 15, 2008 | Last Updated: December 9, 2021 By | 80 Replies Continue Reading

The term toxic friendship refers to a variety of relationships that are consistently negative and draining. The nature of these relationships is defined by patterns, not by one-time or occasional lapses in the reciprocity that is the essence of a healthy friendship.

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Female Friendships: Breaking News

Published: February 28, 2008 | Last Updated: May 17, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

I’m so excited that I’ve been asked to blog for the Living Section of the Huffington Post (AKA HuffPo or HuffPost). This popular weblog offers: syndicated columns, blogs, news stories and moderated comments to 5.7 million readers—talk about reach! I will continue to blog on The Friendship BLog and many of the entries that you […]

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