I know what you're thinking: "Three blog posts on the same subject. This guy is seriously obsessed." Obsessed, I'm not sure, but definitely fascinated. And I guess that it has taken me three tries to distill Amy Chua's story down to its essence: FEAR!
Do you spend your life pursuing accomplishments and accolades, reaching for the stars? Or are you busy fulfilling your duties and responsibilities - being the person everyone can count on? In most situations, do you think you are focused more on what you have to gain, or what you have to lose?
In the mythology about singles, you are not a fully grown adult until you are married. The perception of singles as child-like is exacerbated when the single person is incapacitated. Here's the wrap-up of Psyngle's story of dealing with such a challenge.
What happens when you are a fully autonomous single person, then become totally incapacitated by a major trauma? This is Part 1 of Psyngle's riveting story of a single life that was stopped in its tracks and then courageously reclaimed.
If beautiful people have more daughters, and if physical attractiveness is heritable, then it follows that, over time, women become physically more attractive than men. This indeed appears to be the case.
By Gordon S Livingston M.D. on January 23, 2011 in Lifelines
The debate takes place against a background of concern about narcissism and a sense of entitlement that, fairly or unfairly, are seen as implicit cultural values in 21st century America.
Forgiveness in lost love reunions covers 3 generations: the self and the lost love couple then and now, their parents, and their children. And there are common accompanying emotions of regret, blame, and anger.
We love our kids. We want the best for them. And so, we offer them advice and help that they didn't ask for and don't want, and they reject it or ignore it. In some instances our impulse to help leads us to become downright pests to our children. ... Here are seven suggestions for really helping kids, in ways that respect their individuality and need for autonomy.
The fire storm unleashed by Amy Chua’s Wall Street Journal op-ed piece, "Why Chinese Mothers are Superior," swirls around a hot-button question that has dominated discussions of parenting and education since the 1960s: how do you help kids develop a strong self-esteem?