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Social Dining: Meeting New Friends One Bite At A Time

Published: December 17, 2016 | Last Updated: April 15, 2022 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
Social Dining: Meeting New Friends One Bite At A Time

Social dining couples food with friendship and is a great way to make new friends. Some of these apps have been curtailed by the pandemic.

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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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I logged on to my friend’s Facebook page—now what?

Published: June 27, 2013 | Last Updated: June 27, 2013 By | 15 Replies Continue Reading

Is there any going back after logging on to a friend’s Facebook page and seeing something you shouldn’t have?

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How to find friends with the click of a mouse

Published: June 10, 2011 | Last Updated: July 6, 2014 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Here are some suggestions for making friends online with the click of a mouse.

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An author’s love letter to Selma’s Book Group

Published: March 1, 2010 | Last Updated: March 1, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Dear Cousin Sel, It was so much fun chatting with your fourth-Thursday-of the-month book group over the squawk box last week. Every author is thrilled to be invited to talk to a book group even though we realize it’s never just about our book. It’s also an excuse for busy women to get together, relax, […]

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Friendship born of experience

Published: November 28, 2008 | Last Updated: November 28, 2008 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A shared experience can bring people together and even create the foundation for life-long friendships. When I first arrived at my position at the National Institute of Mental Health, without any forewarning, my new supervisor told my friend-to-be Risa that she would be sharing an office with me. Surely, no one likes to lose their […]

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Good News to Share

Published: September 3, 2008 | Last Updated: September 3, 2008 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Using the search term "friendship blog," Fractured Friendships is the Number 1 blog on Google, Thanks for your support and interest! Is one of your friendships getting you down? Do you have any questions I can answer? Send your queries to [email protected]/ I’ll try to answer as many as I can.      

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The worth of friends who have been there

Published: September 21, 2007 | Last Updated: May 17, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Some of the problems life hurls to us are so complicated and overwhelming that they are hard for our closest friends and family to understand. When those problems affect our children, it leaves parents feeling particularly vulnerable and alone. Such was the case for the Janice Bonis and her husband who couldn’t figure out how […]

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