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Lecture: Making and Keeping Friends in Adulthood by Marissa G. Franco

  • February 07, 2023
  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Wells Playhouse at Tenacre Country Day School: 78 Benvenue St. Wellesley, MA 02842

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In an era of distraction, burnout, and chaos, it can be challenging to cultivate some of the most important relationships in our lives: our friends.  Using the best of scientific research, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Marisa G. Franco explores how we can create and deepen our friendships by understanding both the research and our own personal styles, enabling us to realize our happiest, most fulfilled selves in the process.

An enlightening psychologist, international speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Marisa G. Franco is known for digesting and communicating science in ways that resonate deeply enough with people to change their lives. She works as a professor at The University of Maryland and authored the New York Times bestseller Platonic: How The Science of Attachment Can Help You Make—and Keep—Friends. She writes about friendship for Psychology Today and has been a featured connection expert for major publications like The New York TimesThe Telegraph, and ViceShe speaks on belonging at corporations, government agencies, non-profits, and universities. 

In the spirit of making and keeping friends, members are welcome to invite a non-member friend! Guest registrations are $10. 

Come early to sip wine, grab a bite to eat, and socialize. Lecture will be begin promptly at 8 pm. This is a lecture you won't want to miss!


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