Tag: Wall Street Journal

In the Media – The science of making friends (Wall Street Journal)

Published: April 18, 2016 | Last Updated: April 18, 2016 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – The science of making friends (Wall Street Journal)

In the Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth Bernstein explores the science of making friends.

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In the Media – Friendship styles when socializing (Wall Street Journal)

Published: January 11, 2016 | Last Updated: January 13, 2016 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Friendship styles when socializing (Wall Street Journal)

In The Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth Bernstein writes about differences in friendship styles.

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In the Media – When your partner dislikes your friends

Published: July 15, 2015 | Last Updated: July 15, 2015 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – When your partner dislikes your friends

Wall Street Journal columnist Elizabeth Bernstein tackles the thorny question of what to do when your partner dislikes your friends.

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Cultivating your inner Jennifer Aniston: 9 Characteristics of Likeable People

Published: November 17, 2010 | Last Updated: November 19, 2010 By | 13 Replies Continue Reading

If someone asked you to characterize actress Jennifer Aniston, after "beautiful" and "talented," the next word that might come to mind would be "nice." She appears to be likeable.   An article in last weekend’s Wall Street Journal (How To Vend it Like Beckham, November 13-14) raises the question of why stars get paid so […]

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Guest post: Can a mother be a daughter’s best friend?

Published: May 3, 2010 | Last Updated: August 9, 2022 By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

We’ve all heard stories of (and some of us have witnessed up close) moms who are trying so desperately to be cool that they opt for the role of BFFs to their daughters instead of moms. But can a mother really be a daughter’s best friend?

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How to Break Up With a Friend: The WSJ interviews The Friendship Doctor

Published: March 27, 2010 | Last Updated: March 27, 2010 By | 2 Replies Continue Reading

I loved speaking with Elizabeth Bernstein of the Wall Street Journal last week and then reading her regular Bonds column that highlighted how painful breakups can be between friends. She offered some great tips to make endings easier. Here are some of her tips culled from her interviews for the article • Take a deep […]

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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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Graduation can kill

Published: May 22, 2007 | Last Updated: April 2, 2016 By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

During the high school and college years, many women (as well as men) develop close relationships with roommates or classmates that they expect will last a lifetime. Students are thrown together in dorms, lounges and classrooms. Being in the same place at the same time, they find they have much in common—regardless of their diverse […]

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