A friend indeed
A friend indeed
Broken arms productions
Uncovering the truth about modern friendship in all its forms
Getting dumped (pt. 2) and a round-up of this season!
The second part of our exclusive interview with Professor Robin Dunbar from the University of Cambridge about when and why relationships break up and, as we approach a new year, we sum up what we have learnt so far from this season of A Friend Indeed! Music by Wataboi from Pixabay.
Dec 9, 2021
21 min
Getting dumped: why friendships end (part 1)
We speak with the 'friendship guru' himself, Professor Robin Dunbar from the University of Cambridge, about when and why relationships break up. Here is a link to his new book: https://tinyurl.com/rdunbar Music by Wataboi from Pixabay.  
Oct 27, 2021
15 min
Becoming a “yes person” - the art of making new friends
Is there a secret formula to making friends? Author and psychology lecturer Dr Nic Hooper gives us his tips on how to conquer the fear and make new connections.  Nic's new book is here: https://tinyurl.com/f87xteam Get in touch on Twitter @FriendIndeedPod or friendindeedpod@gmail.com and tell us what you think of the podcast. Music by Wataboi from Pixabay.
Jul 22, 2021
26 min
Investigating the male friendship "crisis"
The media says men struggle to have meaningful friendships, but is that really true? We look into it and speak with Scott Johnson who has set up a group for men to walk and talk about their mental health.  Proper Blokes Club: https://www.facebook.com/theproperblokesclub/ Music by Wataboi from Pixabay  
Jul 1, 2021
27 min
Are 'friends with benefits' a good idea?
Do sex and friendship mix? Cate Campbell, an accredited psychosexual therapist and co-host of the (rather brilliant) Real Sex Education podcast speaks to us about 'friends with benefits' relationships, how to make them work and what to do if they go wrong. Here is a link to the study mentioned in this episode: https://tinyurl.com/fwbenefit
Jun 1, 2021
21 min
The brain tumour 'twins'
We speak with two women who have developed an incredible bond that has seen them through the hardest times in their lives. If you want to know more about Janice and Elly's fundraising or Brainstrust, then click here: https://tinyurl.com/tumourtwins Please let us know what you think of this podcast: friendindeedpod@gmail.com. Music by TimMoor & Wataboi at Pixabay.
May 16, 2021
13 min
Time to talk: friends and mental health
Friends can help us have better mental health. But how do you start a conversation if someone is struggling? We speak with author and campaigner Jonny Benjamin. Here is a link to Jonny's book: https://tinyurl.com/3amr9ryw Music by TimMoor & Wataboi at Pixabay.  
Apr 18, 2021
21 min
Introducing... A Friend Indeed
Find out more about how to to navigate the maze of modern friendships in this new podcast that will investigate the truth about the connections we make with others. Music by Wataboi from Pixabay.
Apr 11, 2021
1 min
How many friends is normal?
Why it is that some people seem to have massive friendship circles and others can get by with just a few close friends? Can we ever have too many friends? What about social media “friends” - do they count?  Our guest is Dr Samuel Roberts from Liverpool John Moores University. Music by Wataboi from Pixabay.
Apr 9, 2021
25 min
Friendship that crosses cultures
We meet Rebecca and Pinar who are have pioneered a friendship despite having very different backgrounds. If you want to find out more about HostNation then go to www.hostnation.org.uk. Music by TimMoor and Wataboi at Pixabay.
Mar 7, 2021
22 min
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