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), but I'm confident that I have a good variety of friends, with varied depths of relationships, and my friends are generally pretty awesome.Because of that, I think that reading about improving my friendships was a little bit boring.Sometimes it might seem easier to be alone but we all need one another. Bonior asked people was how they came into their current circle of friends. Bonior shares a great exercise you can use to help choose friends.The overwhelming response was most people just kinda fell into their friendships. •7 words to describe myself are:•7 words I'd use to describe people I'd want to be my friends are: Now you have something to use as a guide when making new friends. You can read from front to back or choose a chapter that sounds interesting and start there.At the risk of seeming thin-skinned, what is wrong with having a white beard? Disclaimer is that the author graduated from the clinical psychology doctoral program in which I teach, and we're very proud of her as an alumna, so maybe I'm a little biased, but that aside it really is a fine book.I first heard about this book when I read an article on Refinery29 about "Marie-Kondoing your friendships" when Bonior is quoted in it.And, technology, from texting to Facebook, has made all friendships more complicated than ever.At last comes The Friendship Fix, jam-packed with practical ways to improve your life by improving your circle.
I just finished reading The Friendship Fix, by Andrea Bonior, Ph. It is only 240-pages long and is divided into 12 chapters. This book is relatively new, coming out April 2011.
They were passive about it and didn't choose on purpose their current friendships. Have you been in friendships with people for maybe years and you don't really have anything in common with them at all? I would recommend this book if you are looking for knowledge and like a humorous twist with that knowledge. Andrea Bonior at baggage check Summary: Read the subtitle. Why I Read This Book: I recently fell in love with the blogger "The Bloggess". Her best known blog is about a giant metal chicken that she named Beyonce. Review: I was really looking forward to some snark with this book. And there was a little bit of snark, but not enough for my tastes.
Now, I want you to know that (a) ISummary: Read the subtitle. Why I Read This Book: I recently fell in love with the blogger "The Bloggess". Her best known blog is about a giant metal chicken that she named Beyonce. Review: I was really looking forward to some snark with this book. And there was a little bit of snark, but not enough for my tastes.
Addresses, often with lists of bold-faced key points conducive to reading in small bites on the subway, issues such as how to meet people once you're out of college, how to weather the disruptions caused by one or both of you getting married, having kids, or moving; how to know whether it's possible (usually not) to have a healthy platonic friendship with an ex, and many more.
The lighthearted, Very funny (in my opinion), wise advice on all things friendship, aimed mostly at young adult women.
One of the great comments made in the book is we all are human beings and as such we are born to connect with people.