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Toxic friendships : knowing the rules and dealing with the friends who break them / Suzanne Degges-White and Judy Pochel Van Tieghem.

Degges-White, Suzanne, author. (Author). Van Tieghem, Judy Pochel, 1960- (Added Author).
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Garrett Public Library Y 158.2 DEG (Text) 30010170756087 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781442239975 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1442239972 : HRD
  • Physical Description: xiii, 265 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015].

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-260) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Part I: Understanding the need for social connection: The need for community; Friendship patterns from girlhood through older adulthood -- PartII: The rules of friendship and their role in relationships: It's a matter of trust; Just the way you are; Any friend of hers is a friend of mine; Being there with emotional support; A friend in need; Keep the "frienship favors" balance in check; Defending your honor; Bring joy to your friends; Criticism is not okay; Jealousy is not okay; A rule-by-rule guide for parents -- Part III: Toxic environments outside the home: Soccer moms and carpool divas; Church and civic group friends; Down the street and on the job: getting along with neighbors and coworkers -- Part IV: Taking stock and cutting back: Playing by the rules; Writing your own rules of relationship; Taking stock and letting go -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the authors.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Teen Oct2015
Summary, etc.: Good friends and healthy friendships are crucial to a woman's well-being at every stage of life. But what happens when a friendship turns toxic? When a friend becomes hurtful or mistreats another? When a friend abandons another in a time of need? Here, Suzanne Degges-White and Judy Pochel Van Tieghem explore such toxic friendships and how women navigate the ups and downs, as well as how broken friendships can be mended and bad friendships ended.
Subject: Friendship.
Female friendship.

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