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  • What Do Your Sexual Fantasies Mean?

    April 13, 2010 . 43 Comments

    Believe it or not, almost everyone has some secret desire, fantasy, or fetish that turns them on in the bedroom (or elsewhere). Some of us choose to keep ... Read More

  • Online Behavior Probed for “Disinhibition Effect”

    April 13, 2010 . 3 Comments

    It’s no secret that people may act differently depending upon their environment, but the widespread use of the internet may be encouraging certain ... Read More

  • Helping People with Difficult Conversations

    April 12, 2010 . 2 Comments

    In much of our work with people, we coach and encourage them to communicate difficult feelings and thoughts to others. What I mean by difficult are a range ... Read More

  • Girls at Risk for Depression Exhibit Difficulty Processing Rewards and Losses

    April 10, 2010 . 9 Comments

    Depression is typically associated with a diminished performance in terms of benefiting from rewards or experiencing pleasure based on success. Recently, ... Read More

  • Parenting Adult Children Struggling with Alcohol or Drug Addiction

    April 9, 2010 . 300 Comments

    Editor’s Note: The following article was written solely by the authors listed above. The views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those ... Read More

  • Understanding Your Teen: 5 Steps to Help the Parent-Teen Relationship

    April 9, 2010 . 10 Comments

    When your child is growing up, they enjoy being around you and it’s a great feeling. They don’t want to be away from you, they listen to what you say, ... Read More

  • Researcher Suggests Psychiatric Drug Ads Perpetuate Stigma

    April 8, 2010 . 15 Comments

    Heavy criticism has fallen on pharmaceutical companies and some psychiatric professionals in recent years as rates of prescribing potentially unnecessary ... Read More

  • Developing Faith: Finding Guidance in a Higher Power

    April 7, 2010 . 4 Comments

    This article is a meditation on the third step of Alcoholics Anonymous (and all other 12-step programs). The third step says: “We made a decision to ... Read More

  • Interpersonal Neurobiology – The Basics

    April 7, 2010 . 4 Comments

    It has only been in the past 10+ years that researchers have discovered “experience” changes the way neurons fire in our bodies. Just in the ... Read More

  • Good Communication: Begin with Knowing How You Really Feel

    April 7, 2010 . 4 Comments

    I don’t know about you, but I love to people-watch. Recently, I had an opportunity to watch a young couple having a meal at a restaurant. It appeared ... Read More

  • Foster Care Shown to Improve Development in Children

    April 7, 2010 . 1 Comment

    The effects of some types of institutionalized care on children have been documented as potentially debilitating in the past, with consequences noted for ... Read More

  • Individual Versus Couple Therapy: What Format Is Best for Marital Problems

    April 6, 2010 . 3 Comments

    The Textbook of Family and Couples Therapy describes the three “most common types of couples therapy”: Individual therapy; Conjoint couples therapy; ... Read More

  • Practice Makes Perfect: Learning to Calm Your Stress Response

    April 6, 2010 . 3 Comments

    What can you do to calm a stress response that triggers too often or lingers too long? The good news is that it is possible to re-calibrate your stress ... Read More

  • Quality of Daily Routines May Indicate Quality of Sleep

    April 6, 2010 . 2 Comments

    Difficulty sleeping is a serious issue that affects scores of people in various stages of life, and which can have a debilitating impact on careers, relationships, ... Read More

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  • Help! My Husband Is Putting His Hobby Before Our Marriage

    July 3, 2015 . 43 Comments

    It sounds like you are feeling very alone in your marriage. Understandably, that is causing you great pain. ... Read more »

  • A Call for Help Adjusting from the Military to Civilian Life

    June 26, 2015 . 43 Comments

    Thanks for writing in, and thank you for your service. I can only imagine the difficulty of transitioning from being in the service overseas to civilian life. I’m curious as to why, if indeed you ... Read more »

  • Help! A Decade Later, I Just Found Out My Husband Has 2 Kids

    June 19, 2015 . 43 Comments

    What an incredible breach of trust. Not only did he lie to you about not having kids, which I'm sure made sense to him at the ... Read more »

  • Help! I'm Lost in My Mind, with No Sense of Life Purpose

    June 12, 2015 . 43 Comments

    I don’t suppose it’s much consolation, but you describe your situation very well—lost in your mind, indeed. You seem very much in ... Read more »

  • Our Relationship Has Hit a Wall; How Do I Get My Needs Met?

    June 5, 2015 . 43 Comments

    It sounds like you are in a very frustrating, even painful, place in your relationship right now. While all Read more »

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