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When Friendship Hurts How to Deal with Friends Who Betray, Abandon, or Wound You

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ISBN-10: 0743211456

ISBN-13: 9780743211451

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jan Yager

List price: $15.99
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"HOW COULD YOU DO THAT TO ME?" We've all had friendships that have gone bad. Whether it takes the form of a simple yet inexplicable estrangement or a devastating betrayal, a failed friendship can make your life miserable, threaten your success at work or school, and even undermine your romantic relationships. Finally there is help. In When Friendship Hurts,Jan Yager, recognized internationally as a leading expert on friendship, explores what causes friendships to falter and explains how to mend them -- or end them. In this straightforward, illuminating book filled with dozens of quizzes and real-life examples, Yager covers all the bases, including: The twenty-one types of negative friends…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 7/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Jan Yager, Ph.D., is a sociologist & author of several books & numerous articles for periodicals, including Family Circle, Women's Day, Newsday, Harper's, & Chicago Tribune. She has taught at several universities & currently lives in Stamford, CT. She has also co-written "The Encyclopedia of Sleep" & "Sleep Disorders" for Facts On File.

Introduction: When Friendship Turns Unfriendly
Friendship: The Basics
What Is a Friend?
Detecting Harmful People Before They're Friends
Why Do Friends Hurt Friends?
What's Really Going On?
It's All in the Family
Coping
Can This Friendship Be Saved?
When and How to End It
Business, Work, and Friends
Friendship at Work: Are the Rules Different?
Breaking the Pattern
Finding Good Friends
Where to Go from Here
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Resources
Index
Reading Group Guide for When Friendship Hurts