Tag: maintaining friendships

Keeping The Friends You Make On Your Travels

Published: April 22, 2010 | Last Updated: September 5, 2020 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

The best advice for maintaining friends you meet while on your travels is to do your utmost to reach out to your friend by email, phone, or Facebook, says Ellen Perlman.

Read More

Women who bicker over books

Published: December 9, 2008 | Last Updated: December 9, 2008 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

A recent article in the New York Times, Fought Over Any Good Books Lately?, by Joanne Kaufman recounted the story of a woman, named Jocelyn Bowie, who was invited to join a book club shortly after she moved back to Indiana. She had hoped she could find a sisterhood of women in the group with […]

Read More

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,

Read More

Making Friendships Stick

Published: January 15, 2008 | Last Updated: January 15, 2008 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

Women are: Daughters, girlfriends, sisters, mothers, lovers, wives, workers, students, caregivers and FRIENDS! The significance and order of these roles vary according to the person and change over time. In a 24/7 society, where multi-tasking is not only expected but often demanded, it’s not surprising that even the best of female friendships sometimes get short […]

Read More

Friendship on the fairway: Keeping it evergreen

Published: January 11, 2008 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

If you ask two friends to describe how they became Besties, they usually say “we just clicked.”

That certainly is the case for Sal Henley Kibler and Mari Maseng Will, now both 53 years old, who first met at freshman orientation at the University of South Carolina.

Read More

Staying Alive

Published: December 30, 2007 | Last Updated: April 9, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

What a wonderful milestone it is to reach a 95th birthday—but imagine the added pleasure of being able to share your cake with someone you’ve known for 90 years! Edith Brook and Una Kilner were born two days apart in 1917, met on their first day of school at Longley Hall five years later, and […]

Read More

RX for longer-lasting friendships

Published: October 28, 2007 | Last Updated: November 5, 2007 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

An old Turkish proverb goes like this, Bir kahvenin kirk yil hatiri vardir, which translates into English: A cup of coffee commits one to forty years of friendship. One interpretation of the proverb is that no friendship should be taken lightly because friendship is a long-term commitment. In reality, most female friendships tend to be […]

Read More

The evolution of friendship in a digital age

Published: October 27, 2007 | Last Updated: May 15, 2022 By | Reply Continue Reading

Some people worry that digital technology is eroding the face of friendship as we now know it—that time spent in virtual relationships detracts from real ones. A new report provides evidence to the contrary. Among Americans: 48 percent of those interviewed said that social networking sites help them build new relationships 44 percent said that […]

Read More