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The Week: Does Falling in Love Mean Losing Your Friends?

Published: September 18, 2010 | Last Updated: September 16, 2023 By | Reply Continue Reading

British anthropologists say people sacrifice an average of two close friendships when they start a new romance


Posted on September 17, 2010

Best Opinion: Time, Psychology Today, Live Science


You can always win your buddies back: Anything can happen when a romance is new, and “raging hormones” cloud our judgment, says Irene S. Levine at Psychology Today. But as romances “mature,” we tend to regain our senses — at that point, we may be able to “recover neglected friendships,” and pick up where we left off.
“The price of falling in love: Losing two close friends?”



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