Tag: New York Times

In the Media – How to Manage a Long-Distance Friendship (New York Times)

Published: October 20, 2016 | Last Updated: October 20, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – How to Manage a Long-Distance Friendship (New York Times)

Managing friendship long-distance can be challenging. The NYT offers some suggestions to make them work.

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In the Media: How to break up with a friend (New York Times)

Published: October 20, 2016 | Last Updated: October 20, 2016 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media: How to break up with a friend (New York Times)

Smarter Living is an ongoing series in the New York Times offering practical advice to help young adults understand the world and make the most of its opportunities and challenges.

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Great Friendship Stories: The Doria-Dentes from Brooklyn

Published: May 11, 2011 | Last Updated: May 14, 2020 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

Margaret Doria and Anita Dente have taught at the same two Catholic high schools in Brooklyn, at the same time, for 45 years. At first blush, they seem like the proverbial "odd couple"—an Oscar and Felix with different styles and views of the world. A collegial relationship at first developed into an extraordinary friendship. Fast […]

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Phone Friends: Headed toward Extinction?

Published: March 23, 2011 | Last Updated: March 23, 2011 By | 10 Replies Continue Reading

Be honest. Do you cringe when the phone rings? Check Caller ID and get annoyed when someone, even your BFF, calls when you’re in the middle of something? Prefer talking when YOU want to rather than when SHE wants to? Do you send a quick text or email with the hopes of avoiding a lengthy […]

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The Friend Trend: Who do you trust?

Published: October 2, 2010 | Last Updated: October 2, 2010 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

As often as I Google and check out Trip Advisor, Zagat, or Amazon for advice or product ratings, I’m just as likely to turn to a friend. Some of my friends are born infomaniacs. They seem to know more than I do about everything. Others are niche specialists: Judy knows the menu of nearly every […]

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Thoughts on Being Defriended

Published: September 4, 2010 | Last Updated: August 1, 2013 By | 20 Replies Continue Reading

When I was defriended on Facebook, I felt like a door had been slammed in my face.

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Talking about friendship with NYT best-selling author Jane Green

Published: June 28, 2010 | Last Updated: October 17, 2020 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

New York Times best-selling author Jane Green is a mother of six. Remarkably, she has written a book a year for the past 12 years. Like her other books, the newest one also focuses on the emotional lives of lives of women.

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Should a child be allowed to have a best friend?

Published: June 17, 2010 | Last Updated: March 29, 2013 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

An article in the New York Times challenged the notion a child should be allowed to have a best friend. In my opinion, neither school officials nor parents should be “regulating” friendships.

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A Facebook Christmas Love Story (by Walter Kirn)

Published: December 22, 2009 | Last Updated: December 23, 2016 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Read about Walter Kirn’s Facebook Christmas Love Story…

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Bonding when things go bad

Published: February 3, 2009 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

Updated February 25, 2009 To read an update on the DABA girls who seem to have "exaggerated" their story to the New York Times, see this post in Newsweek.   Whether the “excuse” is a book group, cooking club, or knitting circle—women characteristically gravitate towards one another not only to share interests but also to […]

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