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Author Barth, F. Diane, author.

Title I know how you feel : the joy and heartbreak of friendship in women's lives / F. Diane Barth.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    302.3408 BAR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    302.34082 BAR    Available
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Description xiii, 238 pages ; 24 cm
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Summary "An expert's rich exploration of the intense, complicated landscape of women's friendships" -- Provided by publisher.
Contents How should a friendship begin? -- What are women's friendships? -- Friends and family : one we choose, one we don't -- Disillusionment, betrayal, and rejection -- The joy of belonging, the pain of exclusion: groups, clubs, and cliques -- How many friends do you need? -- Should friends give advice to friends? -- With friends like this, who needs enemies? : competition between friends -- Sexual tension in women's friendships -- Do good boundaries make bad friends? -- Why do women friends hold grudges forever? : managing anger, judgment, and shame -- A hole in your heart : dealing with endings and losses -- The special joy of "friendship wisdom".
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-227) and index.
Subject Female friendship -- Psychological aspects.
Women -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 9780544870277 (hardcover)

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