Lonely in a Crowd: 10 Tips for Making New Friends at a Conference

If you feel the slightest bit shy or uncomfortable in large groups, the anticipation of attending a conference with hundreds of strangers can be absolutely daunting. Take it from me. You think about where you’ll sit, whether you’ll have anyone to talk to, and whether you’ll be eating lunch at a table for one....more

Female Friendships

I'm a journalist and author working on a book about female friendships. I hope you'll visit my blog and tell me about other relevant blogs so we can link to each other. Would you be willing to participate in a brief online survey to inform my book? To access the survey, go to: http://tinyurl.com/36swu7 Thanks for your help! Best, Irene ...more

Fractured Friendships

Hi fellow bloggers: I'm writing a book about female friendships that blow up or fizzle out. Would you be willing to share your personal stories with me? All names and identifying information will be kept confidential. To access the survey, go to: http://tinyurl.com/36swu7 It shouldn't take more than 10 minutes of your time. I also would love to exchange links with people. Thanks for your help! Irene ...more