Tag: making new friends

In the Media – 8 Tips for Making New Friends (Fitness Republic)

December 3, 2014 | By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – 8 Tips for Making New Friends (Fitness Republic)

On Fitness Republic, Dr. Levine discusses some of the attitudinal and logistical changes that might help in making new friends.

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In the Media – On Making New Friends (London Telegraph)

April 27, 2013 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – On Making New Friends (London Telegraph)

A columnist for the London Telegraph in Denmark finds that making new friends as an expat is a lot like dating.

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Changing places and changing friendships

January 12, 2011 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have never been the type to initiate friendships, although I can usually guess pretty accurately whether I’ll end up being friends with someone from the moment we meet. I just wait for the friendship to ‘happen’ or for them to make the effort. I have very few friends and am somewhat […]

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Guest Post: Needing New Friends is Normal

August 31, 2010 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Needing new friends is normal.

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Keeping The Friends You Make On Your Travels

April 22, 2010 | 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.

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New Girl on the Block: Amanda Blain

February 3, 2010 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

When Amanda Blain, now 29, graduated and moved from Toronto to Ottawa, Canada, she began working in a series of male-dominated technical IT careers.

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Reader Q & A : Young mother finds female friendships discouraging

September 19, 2008 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

QUESTION: Dear Irene: I recently experienced a broken friendship with someone that was my closest friend at the time. We both have 3-year-old boys who were best buddies and attended part-time preschool together. However, I began distancing myself as she was quite needy, manipulative of family, and superficial, though I did help her out quite […]

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2008 – 8 Female Friendship Resolutions for the New Year

January 1, 2008 | By | Reply Continue Reading

It’s so easy to make resolutions and so hard to keep them. Every year, women resolve to lose weight, reduce stress, work smarter, and improve their relationships with family and friends. I thought a little more specificity might help clarify my Friendship Resolutions (and yours) and make them more concrete and achievable. Here goes: 1) […]

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The evolution of friendship in a digital age

October 27, 2007 | 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 […]

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Why women need a circle of friends

October 13, 2007 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Another reason why the fantasy, Best Friends Forever (BFF), isn’t all it’s cracked up to be: When the all-consuming, all-fulfilling, one-and-only female friendship in your life fizzles out or blows up, you’re left in excruciating pain. And there’s no one to talk to or share your misery with. Generally, you would call your Bestie—but she’s […]

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