The Friendship Cure: Reconnecting in the Modern World

The Friendship Cure: Reconnecting in the Modern World

by Kate Leaver


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468316599
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication date: 10/23/2018
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 385,894
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Kate Leaver is a journalist who writes about women, pop culture, and mental health. She contributes regularly to Glamour UK,
and her stories and features also appear in the Guardian, Broadly, ELLE, HuffPost, and Refinery29.
She also writes as the “Pottermore Correspondent” for J.K. Rowling’s popular fan site, where she reports on real-world news about the Harry Potter franchise,
including interviews from the set of Fantastic
Beasts and Where to Find Them and coverage of the stage production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What is friendship? 1

Chapter 2 We are social animals 14

Chapter 3 Squad goals and girlfriends 36

Chapter 4 Bromance and guy love 67

Chapter 5 Can men and women ever be just mates? 97

Chapter 6 Work wives and 9-5 husbands 126

Chapter 7 Friend requests and liking people online 147

Chapter 8 Friendship break-ups 172

Chapter 9 The loneliness epidemic 199

Chapter 10 Misery needs company 227

Chapter 11 Friends with health benefits 253

Chapter 12 Happily ever after 268

Acknowledgments 293

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