Monthly Archives: July 2013

What Would You Say to a Decent Man Who’s Having Romantic Fantasies About His Wife’s Younger Sister?

If you were a therapist, counselor or relationship coach, how would you respond to the following plea for help? The Plea “I have a major, major problem that might kill me some day. My wife and I have been married for 7yrs and about 18months ago we allowed my wife’ little sister to move in […]

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Surprise! Men Also Find Vulnerability Attractive and the Reasons Why: He Said, She Said

Here are excerpts from an article I co-wrote with Dr. Lisa Kaplin that recently appeared in The World of Psychology. In view of the many cultural pressures put on both men and women today to conform to established norms about what it means to be male or female, the article may offer a few surprises. […]

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Prescription Pain Killers are on the Rise for Women When They Shouldn’t Be

A recent report from the Center for Disease Control states that: About 42 women die every day from a drug overdose (including those from prescription painkillers). Since 2007, more women have died from drug overdoses than from motor vehicle crashes. More than 940,000 women were seen in emergency departments for drug misuse or abuse in […]

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