The Friendship Upgrade

Trade Clickable Connections for Friendships that Matter

Non-Fiction - Womens
176 Pages
Reviewed on 07/23/2019
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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Do you have a deep need for friendship? Connection? Then it is time to plug in. The Friendship Upgrade: Trade Clickable Connections for Friendships that Matter by Heather Dugan demonstrates the reality of life as it exists now. The author speaks about her loneliness and search for friendship in times when it is easier to find an online friend than a real one. Friendships matter and the author speaks about how friend-finding had become her new treasure hunt post-divorce. Dugan gives tips and advice on how to find real friendships, healthy connections, and how these genuine connections make an impact on life. The book is divided into three sections: Easy Avenues to Isolation, Focus on Friendship, and Keys to Connection.

There are many women living in their lonely bubble and in disconnected spaces where no one reaches out to anyone. Facebook friends are easy to collect and they are maintenance-free, yet they do help for entertainment purpose. The author will make readers look at the way they are dealing with their isolation and loneliness. The Friendship Upgrade will encourage readers to choose friendships, activities, and connections that will enhance their lives. The author tackles the topics in each section extensively, along with speaking about her personal stories and the personal experiences of many others to guide readers to look at their connections and wonder how connected they feel. The benefits of a good friendship shared between women are tangible in the chapter My Cabernet Coaches and will help readers realize the joys of real connection. The Friendship Upgrade is a good book for all those looking for respect, kindness, acceptance, inclusion, and a better life.