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Sacramento Bee
Cynthia Hubert
March 5, 2006

 

Best Friends: When it comes to relationships, there’s no match for the bond between women

Sacramento Bee
Cynthia Hubert
March 5, 2006

Women’s friendships are different than men’s friendships in that men tend to seek out common interests or skills and women tend to form friendships based on sharing feelings. Judy Jordan, co-director of the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute at the Wellesley Centers for Women, says, “Men’s friendships tend to be focused more on tasks, on practical things, on doing things together, and less on sharing emotionally or moving into emotional vulnerability.”

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JKilbourne Congratulations to Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., WCW senior scholar, on receiving a 2015 Alumnae Achievement Award from Wellesley College! read more >>

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March 4th: Celebrate the Release of Four Ways to Click!

ABanksSmOn March 4th at the Wellesley Centers for Women, join us in celebrating the release of the book, Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships, by Amy Banks, M.D. with Leigh Ann Hirschman; learn more>>