Tag: numbers

Breaking News: Embracing a new love interest kills two of your existing friendships

Published: September 17, 2010 | Last Updated: April 27, 2016 By | Reply Continue Reading

It’s not often that there’s "breaking news" on this blog or on the friendship front, in general. In fact, when I use the term "breaking," it’s generally paired with "up" and written in response to a reader who either has lost a friend or is considering ditching one. But people love to quantify the number […]

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Friendship Counts: Looking at the numbers

Published: October 13, 2008 | Last Updated: October 5, 2015 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

Readers are always interested in friendship counts: how the numbers of their friendships stack up to those of others.

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When it comes to friendships, who is counting?

Published: November 17, 2007 | Last Updated: June 11, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Dunbar’s number expresses the limits in the number of friendship we can maintain.

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