Tag: infertility

In the Media – When your friend is pregnant

Published: December 14, 2015 | Last Updated: December 14, 2015 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – When your friend is pregnant

In Latina, Cristina Arreola wrote about the complications occur when a friend is pregnant and you’re not.

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Infertility can derail friendships

Published: February 28, 2011 | Last Updated: March 8, 2021 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Infertility can inadvertently derail some friendships, even good ones. Here are some helpful hints to help you avoid that.

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Guest Post: Learning from Elizabeth Edwards

Published: December 14, 2010 | Last Updated: July 25, 2020 By | Reply Continue Reading

The death of Elizabeth Edwards led many women to think about the meaning of their own lives, their legacy to their children, and the way they might respond to unimaginable tragedy. Many were amazed at the strength and grace Elizabeth Edwards demonstrated in light of the loss of a child, a devastating diagnosis of terminal […]

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Friendship by the Book: I’m So Happy for You

Published: November 21, 2009 | Last Updated: June 11, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading

You may not be able to picture yourself in a relationship like that of Wendy and her college friend Daphne but in the larger-than-life caricatures of two quintessential New Yorkers, novelist Lucinda Rosenfeld captures the essence of many close female friendships. Daphne Uberoff is stunningly beautiful and has all the trappings of material success; Wendy […]

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Me, me, me: When friendship is a one-way street

Published: April 11, 2009 | Last Updated: April 25, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

One-way friendships can be very frustrating.

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Friendship by the Book: Second Chance by Jane Green

Published: February 12, 2009 | Last Updated: December 4, 2021 By | Reply Continue Reading
Friendship by the Book: Second Chance by Jane Green

What I enjoyed most about Second Chance by Jane Green was the book’s treatment of weighty issues—and their bearing on female friendships.

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Friendship by the Book: An Interview with the Author of Time of My Life

Published: October 4, 2008 | Last Updated: July 5, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Time of My Life is Allison Winn Scotch’s second novel. It tells the story of Jillian, a thirty-something, married, suburban mother who suddenly sees her life playing out a different way than it did seven years ago,

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On the blogosphere: When Friendship is Risky Business

Published: June 16, 2007 | Last Updated: June 23, 2007 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Outlandish Notions is an interesting blog that touches upon many of the emotional landmines women encounter as they struggle and cope with infertility. A recent post, called Continuing the Conversation on Friendship, expresses the author’s fears about revealing such an intimate problem even to close friends. Sharah writes: “Infertility is like a litmus test for […]

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