Life is too short to have -- or to be -- a bad friend. If you see yourself in any of these, it's not too late to change. And if these remind you of someone you know, you might want to consider an intervention.
Strong bonds between women are vitally important as we negotiate both the everyday stuff of life and the bigger challenges and choices we face. While I feel fortunate to have a range of meaningful female friendships, I've had my share of dysfunctional relationships too,