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Feb 15, 2019

In this Best Forevers Book Club episode, Claire is back to talk with Alysa about the friendships from the book, I Know What You Did Last Summer, by Lois Duncan. The suspense novel gets at the problematic ways people can be forced together and connected for life. Come for the discussion of the friendship and stay for the...


Feb 8, 2019

Love is love, but around Valentine’s Day love typically refers only to romantic love. So, in this episode, Alysa talks about the history of the holiday, the pressures experienced by both singles and non-singles, and how friendship can be incorporated into this holiday season.

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Feb 1, 2019

Something happened. The friendship of Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe has not been widely discussed and we’re not 100% if all the sources about their relationship are correct, but, again, something happened among the two and it was powerful. Join Alysa and her history buff friend, Crystal, talk about how this...


Jan 25, 2019

This week, Alysa considers previous episode topics, a listener letter, and her own experience to explore the difference between being friendly with someone and being friends with someone. Can we be friendly to others without being friends? Alysa tries to answer this question as well as considering the advantages...


Jan 18, 2019

Have you ever felt uncomfortable in your friendship? You may be unsure about your role, your friends’ involvement, or about the relationship altogether, and so you may experience some feelings of uncertainty. When we experience uncertainty and label it as negative, there are strategies and relationship maintenance we...