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How to Mend a Broken Friendship
Growing up across the street from each other in Twin Falls, Idaho, Lisa Fry and Paula Turner
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friendship would last forever. But after Fry married, moved to New York City and had a baby,
her letters to Turner suddenly went unanswered. "Do you think I've somehow offended her?"
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"We both realized we were as important to each other as ever."
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identify one or two things that said the most about themselves. Friends far outranked homes,
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keeps us connected," says Donald Pannen, executive officer of the Western
Psychological Association. "It is a heritage we should protect."
Ironically, says Brant R. Burleson, professor of communication at Purdue University in West
Lafayette, Ind., "the better friends you are, the more likely you'll face conflicts." And
the outcome can be precisely what you don't want--an end to the relationship.
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can be mended.
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mockery of what human life should be.
world of warcraft power levelingI long to alleviate this evil, but I cannot, and I too
This has been my life. I have found it worth living, and would gladly live it again if the
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