Navigating Friendships with Dr. Miriam Kirmayer
Join Rachael as she talks with Dr. Miriam Kirmayer about how relationships with friends change after having kids, what we can do about it, and how to know when it's time to say goodbye. We talk about navigating "friendship breakups" and how to make new friends.
Dr. Miriam Kirmayer is a clinical psychologist and leading friendship expert who has
studied the science of friendship and social connection for over a decade. Her work focuses on helping others navigate life transitions, cultivate resilience and self-
compassion, and build stronger relationships with the people who matter most. Dr. Kirmayer’s words and advice have appeared in outlets such as The Atlantic, CNN,
Forbes, The New York Times, TIME, and Vogue. She is a featured expert for Psychology
Today and Women’s Health and a frequent guest on television shows and podcasts,
including The TODAY Show and NPR. As a speaker and consultant, Dr. Kirmayer
partners with businesses and organizations on events, initiatives, and global studies
related to social connection and mental health. Whether Dr. Kirmayer is working one-
on-one with clients or sharing the science of connection and compassion, her goal is to help others create meaningful relationships and fulfilling lives.
Dr. Kirmayer lives in Montreal with her husband and their sweet, curious, and spirited
son, Liam. She is currently writing her first non-fiction book on adult friendships.
Connect with Miriam and learn more about her work at MIRIAMKIRMAYER.COM
Follow @miriamkirmayer on Instagram
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