You get married. And at some point you don’t know if the marriage is going to work. And since it’s your first marriage, you feel discouraged and hopeless and start believing that your marriage looks nothing like the ones on TV or in US magazine. And you think how nice it would be to have […]
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Holiday gatherings are supposed to be a time to eat heartily and bask in the presence of our loved ones. So why do many of us leave the table feeling empty?
Image via Wikipedia I have long been an admirer of Ellen Galinsky’s work. As president and co-founder of the Families and Work Institute, Ellen and her colleagues have produced some of the most interesting and important findings on the relationship between work and family functioning that we have. I often cite her research in my […]
NPR: Diane Rehm: Estranged Parents: Interview with Dr. Coleman on his book WHEN PARENTS HURT: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don’t Get Along
Once upon a time we assumed that the weight gain that fathers sometimes added when their wives were pregnant was sympathy weight: mom was eating for 2, why shouldn’t Dad join in on the extra calories? Other theories saw Dad’s changes as somehow neurotic-that Dad envied his wife’s pregnancy and wanted to be a little […]