May 2004

Psychology Today Magazine May 2004

Virtual Social Climbing

By Marina Krakovsky
Online networks don't deliver.

Star Athletes: Where Are They Now?

By Jeff Pearlman
The postgame hall of fame.

Advice: He's Trying to Control Her

By Hara Estroff Marano
If she leaves, he'll take their son.

Putting Your Best Face Forward

By Carl Elliott
Cosmetic surgery allows the world to see us as we do.

Advice: He Confuses Women

By Hara Estroff Marano
One male virgin and women are befuddled.

Advice: Friendship and Flirtation

By Hara Estroff Marano
Where does she draw the line?

Take This Job And...

By PT Staff
Summoning the courage to chart a new course.

Make a Great Impression

By Carlin Flora

All it takes is following seven simple rules.

The Surprising Truth About Addiction

By Stanton Peele

More people quit addictions than maintain them.

Six Principles of Change

By Stanton Peele

How to make change a success.

Calling it Quits

By PT Staff
Four people who kicked the habit.

About Faith

By PT Staff
Religious conversion is a common occurrence.

The Soul Searcher

By Brooke Lea Foster
Leaving a good life for a new religion and ancient art. One man's pursuit of a new religion and vocation.

Advice: She's Positive, He's Cynical

By Hara Estroff Marano
One wakes up with zest, the other is mired in pessimism.

Better Than My Ex

By Marina Krakovsky
Does your beau beat your ex?

Advice: From Friends to Lovers

By Hara Estroff Marano
Should he tell her how he really feels?

PT Bookshelf

By PT Staff

Health Bites

By PT Staff
Fast facts on sunlight, auditory hallucinations, anger and more.

The Skinny on Calorie Restriction

By Willow Lawson
One man goes to extremes to live longer.

Deception Detection

By Neil Parmar
Brain fingerprinting spots crime and innocence.

Why Time Flies

By Susan A. Smith

Speed Freaks

By PT Staff
Slow down, you move too fast.

May the Tallest Man Win

By Kat McGowan
In elections, birth order and height matter.

Madhur Jaffrey: Sweet Remembrances

By Neil Parmar
The actress and cookbook author dishes.

ADHD: The Family Tree

By Neil Parmar
Stressed out by your kid's ADHD?

Hidden Male Grief

By Stacey Kalish
Men often deny they are grieving after an abortion.

Fish Maintain Your Brain

By Jeff Grossman
Omega-3s help maintain your brain and alleviate depression.

Two Drinks Too Many

By Richard Lovett
Alcohol damage and pregnancy.

Unwanted Thoughts

By Carlin Flora
Things we sweep under the rug fill our minds while we dream.

Hoping for a Girl

By Jeff Grossman
A new and controversial technology gives parents the chance to pick their baby's gender.

Stolen Kisses

By Willow Lawson
You don't want to know how one in five couples really meet.

Stop That Treadmill

By Brenda Goodman
Compulsive exercising has become common enough to start a movement.

Cracking The Admissions Code

By Carlin Flora

Are college-essay topics the key to getting in?

Allergies: Widespread Reactions

By Carlin Flora

More kids and parents are living with food allergies.

Nutrition: How Sweet It Is

By Hara Estroff Marano
Some sugars are good for your health.

Did You Know?

By PT Staff
Fast facts on women and alcohol, relationships, low-carb, and more.

Self-conscious? Get Over It

By Neil Parmar

Don't obsess over your shortcomings.

Advice: After His Affair

By Hara Estroff Marano

This Is Your Brain on Food

By Hara Estroff Marano
Just looking at foods you like can send your brain into a tizzy.

Advice: A Strange Relationship

By Hara Estroff Marano

Get Moving and Work Out

By Hara Estroff Marano

Did You Know?

By PT Staff

The Soul Searcher

By Brooke Lea Foster
A young man leaves the promise of the good life for a new religion and the chance to perfect an ancient art.

Trusting Intuition

By Hara Estroff Marano
Sometimes we think too much and become paralyzed in the process.

Did You Know?

By PT Staff

Advice: Born to Flirt

By Hara Estroff Marano

A Meeting of Hearts and Minds

By Hara Estroff Marano
Omega-3 fatty acids are good for your heart and your brain.

Blindsided by Big Details

By Hara Estroff Marano

Blindsided by Big Details

By Hara Estroff Marano