Tag: women

In the Media – Ten things she says to her friends about you (Men’s Fitness)

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In the Media – Ten things she says to her friends about you (Men’s Fitness)

Men always wonder what a woman they are dating says to her friends about them. Men’s Fitness writer Justin De Marco spoke to relationship experts.

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How You Can Help Other Women – International Women’s Day is March 8, 2012

March 7, 2012 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Observed since the early 1900s, International Women’s Day (IWD) is now celebrated globally.

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Mean Girls Grown Up: How long will this bully be at it?

July 21, 2011 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

Some mean girls never grow up.

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Great Friendship Stories: The Doria-Dentes from Brooklyn

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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Another reason why cancer sucks~

February 1, 2011 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading

A woman talks about the isolation from friends that often accompanies a cancer diagnosis.

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Housebound, lonely, and craving contact

December 28, 2010 | By | 21 Replies Continue Reading

I’m 63, and housebound due to health and mobility problems. My family works so they can’t come every day. I find myself sitting alone in the house day after day.

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Work spouses: An Interview with Dr. Jacqueline Olds

December 16, 2010 | By | Reply Continue Reading

With more women entering the workplace, it’s not surprising that many develop extraordinarily close ties with colleagues, both male and female. To learn more about these relationships, I spoke to psychiatrist Dr. Jacqueline Olds. Irene: What is a work spouse? Dr. Olds: A work spouse a person at work with whom you have a special […]

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Your platonic friend…she’s just not that into you~

December 13, 2010 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have read and been told by female friends that when a man is friends with a woman and all of a sudden wants to take it to a romantic level, the woman will "freak out" and get turned off. She’ll feel betrayed, thinking that the man’s intentions all along were to […]

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5 not-so-simple rules for mending a broken friendship

September 1, 2010 | By | 92 Replies Continue Reading

Despite the romanticized myth of BFF, the hard truth is that most friendships don’t last forever. In fact, research suggests that when it comes to friendships, there’s a phenomenon somewhat akin to the seven-year itch; half of our friendships change over that time period.

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Friendship by the Book: Molly Fox’s Birthday

August 9, 2010 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

Deirdre Madden’s novel, Molly Fox’s Birthday, is the story of a playwright who stays overnight at the home of her 20-year friend, Molly Fox.

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