So it would be interesting to read an updated version of this book. It talks about a lot of things that I hadn't considered-especially when life changes when your friends get married, have kids etc.
I also appreciate Bonior talking about toxic friendships and how you should also think about your own well-being when it comes to dealing with difficult situations friends are going through. This book is relatively new, coming out April 2011.
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.
This book was written in 2011 and many things have changed in the last 8 years, from society to technology.
So it would be interesting I first heard about this book when I read an article on Refinery29 about "Marie-Kondoing your friendships" when Bonior is quoted in it.
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.
Sure, my friendships are not all perfect (whose are?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.But while it’s often thought that for young women, it's all about finding the right man, real women beg to differ: It's friendships that are at the heart of happiness.Unfortunately, they’re also at the heart of drama, stress, and sometimes not-so-great escapades after that fifth martini.And without a lot of snark to get my through, I wasn't digging it.That all being said, if you were in need of some friend-related mojo-boosting, this would be a great book.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.We are wired to connect with others and not be alone. We’ve heard the path to fulfillment has much to do with relationships. Dealing with the trauma of the worst breakup ever—with someone you never even made out with?