Best Friends Forever by Irene S. Levine
Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend

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This book is of interest to all women. While much of it focuses on what can go wrong in a friendship and how to deal with endings, there is also great advice on how to make friends and keep them.
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For the first time, a guide for women recovering from a breakup with their best friend-an indispensable addition to every woman's library
Men, jobs, children, personal crises, irreconcilable social gaps-these are just a few of the strange and confusing reasons that may cause a female friendship to end. No matter what the circumstances, the breakup of a female friendship leaves a woman devastated and asking herself difficult questions. Was someone to blame? Is the friendship worth fighting for? How can I prevent this from ever happening again?
Psychologist Irene S. Levine, Ph.D., offers this groundbreaking and heroically honest book for abandoned friends seeking solace. Perfect for women of all ages and from all walks of life, "Best Friends Forever" covers:
Why friendships fall apart
Coping with getting dumped
How to end a friendship that can't be fixed
Moving forward after a traumatizing breakup
Dr. Levine draws from years of research and the personal testimonials of thousands of women to provide anecdotes and solutions to these complicated situations. Full of tools for personal assessment, case stories, and actionable advice for saving, ending, or re-evaluating a relationship, "Best Friends Forever" is an indispensable addition to every woman's library.
 

About Irene S. Levine

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IRENE S. LEVINE, Ph.D., is a journalist, practicing psychologist, and professor at New York University Medical School. She writes frequently for such publications as The New York Times, Health, Ladies' Home Journal, Reader's Digest, Self, The Huffington Post, and Better Homes and Gardens. She lives in New York.
 
Published September 1, 2009 by The Overlook Press. 267 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships, Self Help, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction
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Publishers Weekly

Above average
on Jul 27 2009

“Full of hints for being a consistently thoughtful friend, for resuscitating your closest friendship or knowing when to end it, this book is part etiquette guide, part grief manual.

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on Sep 18 2009

The result is an entertaining survival manual filled with practical advice for girls and women of all ages. Written in a breezy yet thoughtful style and peppered with stories from real-life best friends...

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This book is of interest to all women. While much of it focuses on what can go wrong in a friendship and how to deal with endings, there is also great advice on how to make friends and keep them.

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