Even if you don't follow football, Brenda Warner, the wife of Kurt Warner, can teach you very important lessons about how to handle yourself and your family during a difficult and emotional divorce. Here, you'll find a review of her new book, "One Call Away." Read More
This week an internet relationship coach proposed the Disney Myth theory, that "the reason most women have a hard time with men and relationships is because they have a distorted view of what true love really is." Read More
The relationship of friendship with (sexual) benefits has become increasingly popular. What underlies this attraction and is it a relationship that is beneficial? The answer to this is far from clear. Read More
With her denim shorts rolled up and her shirt hanging loose, Maria still managed to look well groomed.
"I just finished my run, and I feel great." Her smile lit up the room.
I smiled back at her and asked "Is it the run or is something else?" Read More
It's been a tough summer. The best part of it was, hands-down, spending a week with very dear friends and their new beautiful little girl. I was able to feed her, change her, be there for her first bath, and take her during the night so that her parents could get some much needed sleep and go out on the town together. Read More
With top hat and veil, they celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary.Today some 15 million caregivers watch those they love drift into the land of days gone by. If we can find any way to express gratitude, it is in knowing that many retreat to a happy past. For those trapped by sadness, perhaps it is up to us to help create a memory. Read More
When we think about extramarital affairs, we think about men. Powerful men. Rich, famous, powerful men. Why would men of status be more likely to step out on a spouse? The answers we give to this question usually have to do with biology or evolution... Read More
Most people don't mean to hurt others feelings, yet from time to time we mistakenly do. When glitches come to your attention, do you get embarrassed? Defensive? Better to repay the emotional debt you incurred. Here's a recipe for apologies that can wipe the debt clean, and even turn your mistake into a nourishing relationship moment.
The difference between idealization and love is not to be taken lightly. Mistaking one for the other can lead even the most well-meaning parent astray and damage the very child her or she is trying to nurture and protect.
Depressed men are prone to irritability, and irritability can be deceiving. We can lose sight of the fact that someone who is acting like a knucklehead might actually be suffering, and it’s tough to be empathetic when we’re on the defensive against churlish behavior. Luckily, there are options. Read More
For some years now, I have explored the connection between animals and humans and its enormous impact on the evolution of our species. For example, many scholars believe that the invention of language was spurred by the adaptive value of collecting detailed information and sharing it with others in our group. Read More
This morning, I had the distinct pleasure of waking up in NYC. A treat in and of itself, but in lieu of a jaunt around Central Park–I was in town to meet up with none other than Hoda and Kathie Lee. Read More
Two African American men in a Georgia tavern were asked to vacate their seats so that these could be given to two White women. Racial bias or Southern chivalry? While the lawsuit plays out, a chance to reach out and learn about the experiences of others is missed. Read More
If you are a spouse with ADHD you may be disappointed or angry that your non-ADHD partner hasn't noticed all the improvements you've been making in your relationship and ADHD treatment. Here's what may be going on. Read More