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When Your Friend Is Too Clingy, From Dr. Irene Levine (VIDEO)

06/03/2013 10:41 am ET | Updated Aug 13, 2013

If you've got a friend who just won't give you space, it may be time to take a step back from your relationship. Friendship expert Dr. Irene Levine weighed in on the issue of dealing with a clingy friend when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo this week. Instead of suddenly disappearing on your friend, you should dilute the relationship by seeing her less often, only spending time together in groups and not initiating too much contact. Making the relationship distant is a more prudent solution than just letting go.

For more on nurturing and building the friendships in your life, see Dr. Levine's friendship tips:

Dr. Irene Levine's Friendship Tips


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