Tag: Irene S. Levine

A message from the Friendship Doctor on International Friendship Day

Published: July 30, 2022 | Last Updated: August 21, 2022 By | 6 Replies Continue Reading
A message from the Friendship Doctor on International Friendship Day

This post about International Friendship Day is reprinted from the archives of The Friendship Blog.

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CBS Sunday Morning looks at the power of friendship

Published: March 20, 2013 | Last Updated: March 20, 2013 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading
CBS Sunday Morning looks at the power of friendship

We all know that good friends make us feel good—but even scientists aren’t really sure why. Last weekend, CBS Sunday Morning national correspondent Rita Braver took a look behind the emerging science of friendship.

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On Sale Now: Best Friends Forever

Published: February 13, 2013 | Last Updated: February 15, 2013 By | Reply Continue Reading
On Sale Now: Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend on sale at Amazon for $6.38

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Top ten friendship posts in 2011: The Friendship Doctor reflects on friendship and blogging

Published: December 23, 2011 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

Tis the season for wrap-ups and top ten lists. Friendship expert Dr. Irene S. Levine discusses her blog, its visitors, and their  friendship concerns. Since January, I’ve posted 202 times on this blog — that’s about four times a week — usually early in the morning or late at night. That’s a lot of time to spend in […]

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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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Friendship by the Book: Your So-Called Life

Published: September 14, 2010 | Last Updated: November 30, 2020 By | 12 Replies Continue Reading

Released today, Your So-Called Life: A Guide to Boys, Body Issues and Other Big-Girl Drama You Thought You Would Have Figured Out By Now (Harper, 2010) is a self-described guide for thirty-somethings. This is a phase of life when friendships are in flux as women mate, marry and mother—so this time, the authors who previously […]

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Her friends say they’re ‘just not that into him’

Published: August 25, 2010 | Last Updated: August 25, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, Our best friend has been seeing this guy. She’s really into him so she wanted us to spend some time together to get to know him. Unfortunately, both of us really dislike him. We find him arrogant and narcissistic, to the point of his putting us down to make himself look better. […]

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5 Tips for Travel with Friends

Published: August 20, 2010 | Last Updated: April 23, 2013 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A recent Harris Interactive Poll commissioned by Hampton Hotels found that 43% of adults travel with friends at least once a year and at least 74% prefer to take a road trip when they do.

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7 Tips for being an unequivocally B-O-R-I-N-G friend

Published: August 11, 2010 | Last Updated: August 11, 2010 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

Here are some simple tips to nip a new friendship in the bud or to sabotage an existing one:   1) Do it her way Abrogate all responsibility for the friendship to your friend. Let her do all the planning—including where, when and what. When you do get together, don’t initiate any conversation, or show […]

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Friendship Day – August 1, 2010

Published: August 1, 2010 | Last Updated: August 2, 2014 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

In 1935, the US Congress proclaimed the first Sunday in August each year as Friendship Day.

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