Personal Stories and Opinion

Chanukah Guilt… I mean Gelt: Navigating Chanukah Parties using Emotionally Focused Therapy

For many, the holiday season is the most difficult time of the year. In fact, because so many people have ...
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Loneliness and Community: The Plague of Our Time

Sarah was at her wit's end. Each day, after working a full-time job as a teacher's aide - while her ...
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Should We React Like a Puffer Fish When We’re in Danger?

The Puffer Fish: A Study in Self-Preservation I recently saw a puffer fish at the aquarium. Famously, when a puffer ...
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Totality: The Power of a Shared Experience

I was one of the lucky ones to have been in the path of totality this past Monday. It's hard ...
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Outsourcing Your Marriage

We live in a world where we are encouraged to outsource. Whether it’s the Ford Motor Company outsourcing its I.T ...
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Why Won’t He Open Up to Me?

We all grow up in different environments with different standards for how to communicate. Yet, we often expect others to understand ...
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