Marriage and Family'
Why do some marriages survive, thrive or fail? The secrets to a healthy and satisfying long-term union between two committed partners have intrigued many individuals and researchers alike. Various psychological, developmental, relational and situational factors have [...]
Our culture idolizes youthfulness, high energy, productiveness, quick wit and fast-paced life. It also delights in young couples and families. We may not be fully appreciative of the exceptional benefits of later life love to seniors [...]
The divorce of one’s parents is difficult and emotionally distressing for children of all ages. A subsequent remarriage of either parent creates an additional adjustment. A father’s remarriage to a younger woman may be particularly stressful [...]
It is common for people in midlife to begin reviewing their life-path, assessing their past choices, decisions and actions as a way to better understand and accept their present emotional, vocational, social and interpersonal state of [...]
Separation anxiety in children commonly occurs when a baby or young child is separated from his/her mother, father or other significant attachment figure. The overwhelmed child’s panic reaction and heart-wrenching cries must be understood as an [...]
Jealousy, defined as, “Feeling envious resentment at the success or advantage of another” is not exclusively associated with intimate relationships and is often not borne by facts. It is a very uneasy feeling, prompted by fears [...]
Some individuals are in a habit of pointing out their mate’s errors, faults and faux pas in the presence of family, friends or even acquaintances. This recounting of a loved one’s foibles is hurtful to the [...]