"Written in a breezy and accessible style, The Friendship Fix is chock full of invaluable advice and wisdom. Dr. Andrea Bonior addresses all the complex friendship dilemmas women are likely to encounter in their 20s and 30s and lays out practical strategies to avoid or resolve them."--Irene S. Levine, Ph.D., author of Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend
Andrea Bonior, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and author of the popular weekly mental health column “Baggage Check” in the Washington Post Express. Her expertise has appeared in such places as CNN.com, MSNBC.com, and Good Housekeeping. In addition to maintaining a private psychotherapy practice, Andrea serves on the faculty of Georgetown University. She lives with her family in Maryland.
I always enjoyed reading Dr. Bonior's "Baggage Check" column, so I was looking forward to reading the book.
These copycats say things like, "Women support each other..." They're lying as they just tripped one of their female friends in hopes her pretty teeth would fall out.
It's informative, interesting and gives great real-world advice about navigating, making new and ending friendships.
The only part I found helpful was if a friend is in dire need of psychiatric help, but even that section wasn't helpful when a friend or family member for that member refuses to go... Read morePublished 2 months ago by 1finecharger
Not relevant for ppl over 30. Some good information and doesn't have that "analytical" read feel. If I were younger, I might have enjoyed it more.Published 11 months ago by Bernadette Sitter
I found it childish. Nothing new. Felt I was talked down to. Would not pass it on nor recommend itPublished 12 months ago by Rosalie M.
Thank you for this book and thinking of the average person like me who is struggling about when it's okay to keep and leave a relationship. Read morePublished 19 months ago by alaskan-chatterbox
Very concise. Very informative in a reference outline throughout to help with life guidance on relationships and friendships. I recommend it.Published 20 months ago by Solange
I bought this book looking for ideas about friendships because I was 'restructuring' my friendships. Read morePublished on January 29, 2013 by Carlos Oliveira
I received this in the mail the other day and I couldn't get though it. The way that it perpetuates female stereotypes, even in the first few pages, is egregious. Read morePublished on September 7, 2012 by browncow
I love this book! It's informative, interesting and gives great real-world advice about navigating, making new and ending friendships. The writing style is fun and interesting. Read morePublished on June 8, 2011 by MissB28