The Friendship Crisis: Finding, Making, and Keeping Friends when You're Not a Kid Anymore

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As seen in Self, Fitness, Real Simple, Health, Ladies' Home Journal, and Redbook, this much-praised celebration of women's friendships-now in paperback-explores the keys to forming emotionally supportive and sustaining connections at every stage in life.

Embraced by some of the most popular women's magazines, The Friendship Crisis has struck a chord with women everywhere who know that finding close friends as an adult isn't easy. Most women rely heavily on their friendships with...

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The Friendship Crisis: Finding, Making, and Keeping Friends When You're Not a Kid Anymore

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Overview

As seen in Self, Fitness, Real Simple, Health, Ladies' Home Journal, and Redbook, this much-praised celebration of women's friendships-now in paperback-explores the keys to forming emotionally supportive and sustaining connections at every stage in life.

Embraced by some of the most popular women's magazines, The Friendship Crisis has struck a chord with women everywhere who know that finding close friends as an adult isn't easy. Most women rely heavily on their friendships with other women to share their joy and see them through the rough spots, but common life changes-having a baby, leaving a job, moving to a new town, starting an at-home business, becoming divorced or widowed-not only make it difficult to forge new ties but often fray the ones we already have. Marla Paul brings together the moving personal experiences of many different women with the keen insights of psychologists and other relationship experts in "her wise and helpful book on this much neglected subject," says Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

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Marla Paul brings together the moving personal experiences of many different women with the keen insights of psychologists and other relationship experts in "her wise and helpful book on this much neglected subject," — Harriet Lerner, Ph.D.

"With terrific insight and sensitivity, Marla Paul articulates what is so often felt but rarely explored: the various ways friendships tear and repair the human heart. Just as dear friends help us make sense of life, this book deepens our understanding of a relationship that so many of us cherish in theory but neglect in fact. Read it and pass it on."-Lauren Cowen, author of Girlfriends

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594861574
  • Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/2/2005
  • Pages: 226
  • Sales rank: 422,067
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.44 (h) x 0.58 (d)

Meet the Author

MARLA PAUL, a freelance journalist who has written for such publications as The Washington Post, Family Circle, and Ladies' Home Journal, writes a column on friendship for a nationally syndicated section of the Chicago Tribune. She lives in the Chicago area.

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