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By Georgia Witkin Ph.D. on July 03, 2019 in The Chronicles of Infertility
What you need to know before you approach a family member.
By American Psychoanalytic Association on June 26, 2019 in Psychoanalysis Unplugged
As a new grandparent, a lot of things can feel out of your control. Here are three tips to help.
By Frances Kuffel on June 16, 2019 in What Fat Women Want
Those were the years of both general practice and studying anesthesia. Dad had evening hospital rounds followed evening house calls. We didn’t see him much.
By Tina Gilbertson LPC, BC-TMH on June 15, 2019 in Constructive Wallowing
How do parents get respect from a generation that grew up not respecting their elders?
By Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH on June 14, 2019 in Being Unlonely
Who do you consider "family"? Here's how "chosen families" can help people find the connection and support they need.
By Bernard Golden, Ph.D. on June 08, 2019 in Overcoming Destructive Anger
Parents and mental health providers too often overlook the negative impact of sibling bullying. It needs to be recognized and addressed.
By Karen L. Blair Ph.D. on June 07, 2019 in Inclusive Insight
Relationship disapproval can hurt. Now, research shows that those feelings aren't just in your head—they're actually connected to your mental and physical health.
By Vanessa LoBue Ph.D. on June 03, 2019 in The Baby Scientist
Parents often anticipate that magical moment when their babies take their first steps. Here's how crawling and walking changes the world for babies and for parents.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on May 28, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
Some behaviors that are common but infrequent can become devastating for relationships when they become habitual.
By Romeo Vitelli Ph.D. on May 15, 2019 in Media Spotlight
Bullying, in all its forms, can be emotionally devastating for anyone who experiences it. But what happens if the bullying takes place right at home?
By Shelley H Carson Ph.D. on May 12, 2019 in Life as Art
Motherhood may delay some Big C creative accomplishments for creative females, but the the overall creativity that mothers provide is powerfully beneficial to society.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on May 07, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Popular websites allow you to trace your ancestry through both family history and DNA analysis. How might Ancestry's recent glitch affect your own identity?
By Bobbi Wegner Psy.D. on May 06, 2019 in Perfectly Imperfect Parenting
Noticing and observing the lulls of parenthood before a big change.
By Angela Dionisi, Ph.D. on April 30, 2019 in (Un)Well at Work
Can family foster toxic leadership? New research suggests that it can.
By Eugene Beresin M.D., M.A. on April 26, 2019 in Inside Out, Outside In
Most of us are familiar with sibling rivalry. Yet conflicts between siblings may not be overt battles. The hidden conflicts we don't see may deeply affect our children.
By Peg Streep on April 24, 2019 in Tech Support
The culture thinks of happy and super-connected families as the norm, but is that really true? The research says not.
By Susan Newman Ph.D. on April 23, 2019 in Singletons
Most parents assume siblings will be positive additions to a family and are then shocked by the number of clashes.
By Justin J Lehmiller Ph.D. on April 18, 2019 in The Myths of Sex
Gupta traveled the world to learn what other cultures are doing differently. He explores how we can use that information to enhance our health in his new series.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on April 03, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
How do you deal with the person who makes your life miserable when avoidance is not an option? Consider drawing support through safety in numbers.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on April 03, 2019 in Fixing Families
For parents away from home for days at a time, it's hard to keep connected, and easy to feel lonely or resentful. Tips for being there when you're not.
By David J Bredehoft Ph.D. on April 01, 2019 in The Age of Overindulgence
Parents can influence a child's spiritual development. Two of the biggest roadblocks are childhood overindulgence and excessive materialism.
By Elyakim Kislev Ph.D. on March 31, 2019 in Happy Singlehood
Studies show that marriage has a surprisingly small impact on long term happiness.
By Rob Whitley, Ph.D. on March 27, 2019 in Talking About Men
The rise in DNA ancestry testing means more people are learning shocking truths about who is and is not a blood relation. The results can harm mental health.
By Susan M. Pollak MTS, Ed.D., on March 16, 2019 in The Art of Now
Can mindfulness and compassion help with the relentlessness of parenting?
By Diane Dreher Ph.D. on March 01, 2019 in Your Personal Renaissance
Why do 60 percent of college students have anxiety disorders? Research points to three major reasons.
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