Meet the Parents

Relationships are about more than just you and me.

Stepmonster in the Spotlight: What Kate v. Camilla Can Teach Us Commoners

By Wednesday Martin Ph.D.
For stepmothers at weddings, reality is no fairy tale. Here's why.

Are Aunts and Uncles the Forgotten Kin?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Leading family textbooks have mostly ignored aunts and uncles

Indiana: Where It’s Always Later Than You Think!

By Michael Terman Ph.D.
Politics trumps geography in telling the time of day … and residents pay for it.

Reduce Conflict By Recognizing You Are Going To Clash

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
It's normal for men and women to view things differently

Intimate, Free and Safe: A Holiday Season Wish

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
An atheist scientist explores the spiritual core of life and the holidays

Take my mother-in-law: 6 steps to good in-law relationships

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Using psychology to improve relationships with your in-laws

You're Closer to Your Parents Than You Realize

By Rod Judkins M.A., RCA
Fascinating photographs reveal the striking genetic similarities between parents

The Role of Risk in a Teen’s Life

By Tim Elmore
Normal risk taking at 14 or 15 would have prepared them for life decisions.

Most Marriages are Polygamous

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
Most people think that they will marry one person. They don’t. They marry many!

The Old Brain Says "Please Come Home for Christmas"

By Billi Gordon Ph.D.
Not going home for the holidays is not a good health decision

Four Simple Reasons Smart People Shouldn't Believe in Races

By Guy P. Harrison
Today is a good day to wake up and join the human species.

Relationships Can Heal...But Can They Also Make You Sick?

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Research suggests how to look out for yourself, no matter what.

The Downside of Gay Weddings

By The Contemporary Psychoanalysis Group
This joyous occasion can require a second, painful “coming out.”

What Type Of Marriage Do You Want?

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Should we be proactive about our relationships?

Finding Chinks in Your Prince Charming’s Armor

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
6 ways to quell parents’ concerns about the person you love.

Babysitters from Hell

By Joni E Johnston Psy.D.
Childcare providers who kill the kids

How Your Attachment Style Impacts Your Relationship

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
What is your attachment style?

How to Stay Cool Under Pressure

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How to keep cool under pressure: Handling anger, nervousness, fear & indecision

US Trails Malta, Slovenia (& 35 More) Supporting New Parents

By Victor Lipman
There is a better way, just not in the U.S.—but in the rest of the world.

When Kids Go Online, Parents Worry

By Nanette Fondas
Concerns about children meeting strangers and viewing porn top list.

7 Keys to Establishing a Confident Impression

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How to present yourself at your confident best!

The Dangers of Narcissistic Parents

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
How narcissistic parents substitute emotional hunger for love.

Your Parents Are Afraid of You

By Wendy Lustbader M.S.W.
Our parents are the people in this world who we see least clearly.

Strengthening Your Marriage with Good Boundaries

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
Tips to help you build healthy relationships with parents and in-laws.

8 Keys to Dealing with Problem People

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How to handle bullies

What Meaningful Work Does to Youth (Part 1)

By Tim Elmore
Youth today have grown up in a SCENE that adults have created.

Same Sex Marriage - Yay! Teen Sex and Wine - Nay!

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Americans now accept same-sex marriage, but not teen sex and wine-drinking