Leslie Jamison's visceral and revealing essays ask essential questions about our basic understanding of others: How should we care about each other? How can we feel another's pain, especially when pain can be assumed, distorted, or performed? Is empathy a tool by which to test or even grade each other? By confronting pain, real and imagined, her own and others, Jamison uncovers a personal and cultural urgency to feel.
Guiding you in cultivating the ability to say what you really want to say in all areas of life from dating and relationships to parenting and the workplace, this book is the ultimate resource for anyone who longs to consistently say the right thing at the right time.
Explaining and illustrating the rules of friendship at various stages of life, the authors reveal what it takes to be a good friend, how to identify bad friends, and how to move forward when friendships turn sour.
Offers practical (and humorous) dating advice relevant for today's generation that clears up any mysteries about texting, friending, following, and liking that have become commonplace in the smartphone era.
Memoirist Julie Klam takes a funny and affecting look at making the most of our friendships in an age of isolation. With a mix of brand-new and time-tested wisdom, she finds that friends really can grow up without growing apart, and that friendship is one of life's great, free sources of happiness.
Suggests that friendship, treated as a priority, is the cure for the modern epidemic of loneliness and isolation, and explores the meaning of friendship, what it requires, how in enriches life, how it contributes to self, and how to get the most from it.
From the US Department of Health and Human Services, this website offers resources on many types of healthy relationships and related topics, including friendships, dating, bullying, LGBTQ, and violence prevention.