Friendship Fixes

Friendship Fixes

How to navigate tricky bonds. Image of four women via Shutterstock.

Can Men and Women Be Friends?

Camille Chatterjee
Male-female friendship can be tricky, but worth it.

Are Your Friends a Bad Influence On You?

Carlin Flora
Maybe you need some new friends this year.

Coming to Terms with an Imperfect Friendship

Irene S Levine Ph.D.
You may need to ratchet down expectations.

Friendship: The Laws of Attraction

Karen Karbo
How we really choose our friends.

How to Help Someone with Depression

Alice Boyes Ph.D.
Ten easy suggestions for how to help when someone you know is depressed.

9 Steps to Forgiveness

Marilyn Mitchell M.D.
Follow these steps to forgiveness to reduce negative feelings

Happy Relationships – A Protective Force in Life

Mark Banschick M.D.
The Science of Love and Health

Craving Connection

Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
We desire relationships because they make us feel important

Men and Women as Friends – When One is Gay or Lesbian

Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
These male-female friends see one another as family

Can Mothers with Different Parenting Styles Remain Friends?

Susan Newman Ph.D.
How to preserve mom friendships when you parent differently.

What Makes Conflict? How Are Conflicts Resolved?

Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Blended families do best if they have strong conflict resolution skills.

Of Oscars, Orangutans & Oxytocin, Friendship Tales

Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
From humans to fruit bats, you gotta have girlfriends

How to Keep Your Cool with Competitive People

Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
People skills to help you stand your ground

Cancer Envy

Mindy Greenstein Ph.D.
Can getting sick become a competitive sport?

How Keeping a Zen Mind Can Save a Relationship

Toni Bernhard J.D.
Rushing to judgment about another may only hurt yourself.

Sometimes There's No Friend like an Old Friend

Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Long-time friends are the comfort food of relationships.

Defining Loyalty in Friendships

Irene S Levine Ph.D.
How should you treat your friend's ex-es and enemies?

A Simple Way to Reduce Conflict in Relationships

Jack Schafer Ph.D.
A guest blog by Randy Marcoz

Enmeshment in Family Relationships: 1+1=1

Randi Kreger
Can't tell where you end and someone else begins? You're enmeshed.