Toxic Friends

Toxic Friends

The Antidote for Women Stuck in Complicated Friendships

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
A prescriptive guide for women identifies ten personality types of female friends while sharing counsel on knowing how to distinguish true friends from those who should be avoided, in a resource that also offers strategies for ending toxic relationships. 30,000 first printing.

McMillan Palgrave
A woman can always count on are her friends—right? But what if those friendships are hurtful, harmful, even toxic? Susan Shapiro Barash explores the ten types of female friends and shows you why and how women get stuck with the worst kinds, the ways to get “unstuck, and how to recognize a true friend.” For example:
• The Leader of the Pack—it’s all on her terms
• The Doormat—and why you’re the one paying the price
• The Misery Lover—she wants to feel your pain. Really.
• The User—and why you seldom see her coming
• The Trophy Friend—and what you gain from each other
Provocative and fascinating, Susan Shapiro Barash looks at the bonds (and bondage) of female friendships in a new light.



Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2009
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312386399
0312386397
Branch Call Number: 155.333 BARAS
Characteristics: xiv, 274 pages ; 22 cm

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Spurvey
Jan 17, 2011

Only applicable if you are this "type" (ie. insecure and - or lacking confidence)

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