Female Frienship: A History of Social Bonding

From the Show: HER
Summary: What trends are we seeing now in women's friendships that may impact your healthful living in the future?
Air Date: 10/15/15
Duration: 10
Host: Michelle King Robson and Pam Peeke, MD
Guest Bio: Theresa Donovan Brown, Author
Theresa Donovan Brown Theresa Donovan Brown, is an award-winning author of both fiction and nonfiction. She holds a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.

Her background writing policy-level speeches for global economic leaders, trading securities, and running a financial communications firm inform her insights into the cultural history of friendship.
Female Frienship: A History of Social Bonding
Having a close bond with one person (or several) over the course of your life can make a major difference.

When people talk about friendship today, they often have an image of women's friendships in mind.

How did female friendship change from something disregarded, even denigrated, to its iconic status today?

Author Theresa Donovan Brown shares the history of social sex and the changes of women's friendships throughout the years.