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Unrequited: Women & Romantic Obsession

Lisa A. Phillips discusses the interesting psychology behind unrequited love in Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession. Phillips, a journalist and journalism professor at the State University of New York-New...
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Caregivers

5 New Mom Myths

The letters keep coming to our advice column on PsychCentral. New moms wonder if there is something wrong with them if they aren’t over the moon about their little...
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Marital Rape

As an advice columnist, I receive too many letters like these (names have been changed): Anna is a woman in her 40s. She has been in a conflicted marriage...
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Don’t Fight — Be Happy

Probably the most difficult thing we humans do is make a long-term relationship with another person. A relationship with a partner is different in kind from relationships with our...
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Safe with Me

Amy Hatvany’s latest ‘can’t put down’ read and thought-provoking novel, Safe With Me, explores various themes – the role of technology in adolescents’ lives, grief management and dishonesty –...
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Caregivers

Mother’s Day is Family Day

It’s May and Mother’s Day is around the corner. However we may feel about the holiday, the greeting card and floral industries make it impossible to ignore. Mothers are...
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