All Strangers at One Time

The season premier of the television comedy, “Blackish” focused on the use of “the N-word.”  For those who don’t watch, the show began its run on ABC last year and […] Read more »

All Gave Some — Some Gave All

May is not just a time to celebrate Memorial Day in general, but it is also the anniversary of V-E Day, the celebration of the Allied victory that ended the […] Read more »

Marriage, A State of Mind…But Whose?

Studies have shown, pretty consistently, that married men are happier than single men, but married women are less happy than single women.  I’ve also noticed in my practice providing counseling […] Read more »
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College Anxiety

It’s that time of year again when many twelfth graders are hearing from colleges and figuring out where they will spend the next four years.  While this is, naturally, an […] Read more »

Thankful or Not

A story has gone viral in recent weeks about a young woman who has incurable brain cancer and intends to end her life through physician-assisted suicide, legal in Oregon, where […] Read more »

The Fifty-Fifty Club

Conventional wisdom estimates that half of all marriages end in divorce.  I am not sure how accurate these statistics are as far as actual numbers, since these estimates are based […] Read more »
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Social Media — The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

By now everyone has heard about the “Ice Bucket Challenge” that has swept social media and raised millions upon millions for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease).  Apparently, […] Read more »
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Beach Bods

Beach weather is here, and so are the ads for snorkeling tours, diets, cellulite removers and liposuction, in addition to the tabloids posting pictures of what celebrity does or does […] Read more »
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This Winter’s Diagnosis — Cabin Fever

As I write this, on a Tuesday morning, a time I usually reserve for a weekly horseback riding lesson, I have left a message canceling for today, as the “real […] Read more »