The New Monogamy
By Tammy Nelson
Whether we like it or not, today's couples feel far less encumbered by the legal, social, and moral strictures of traditional marriage and its obligations. Increasing numbers are negotiating what they mean by "fidelity" and how they wish to define monogamy in their relationship.
By Michele Scheinkman
A popular bit of French folk wisdom says, "It's not good to speak all truths." People in many countries around the world would agree, and regard with horror the way the American therapists approach the question of infidelity.
After the Storm
By Esther Perel
As therapists, we have an unquenchable desire to find happy endings for troubled clients, especially those weathering the crisis of infidelity. But what happens months or years later to those couples once our work with them has concluded?
Hope in the Ruins
By Laurie Leitch
A disaster-tested therapist, who's worked with the survivors of the Thai tsunami, the Sichuan earthquake, and the Rwanda genocide, offers an on-the-scene report from Haiti in the wake of its recent, unimaginably devastating earthquake.
Seeking the Silence
By Dick Anderson
At an age when many are sticking ever closer to their couches and remote controls, a restless soul decides to seize his last chance to explore the wilderness alone.
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By Garry Cooper
- Is therapist privacy a thing of the past?
- Creating networks of therapists
- A cautionary tale about self-help books
- The new DSM's take on personality disorders
- The brain-scan wars
By Judith Matz
Attuned eating can take people beyond the dead end of the diet mentality.
By Karen Kissell Wegela
Mindfulness offers tools for navigating the stormy seas of a troubled relationship.
- Commentary By David Treadway
By Diane Cole
We've Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication
By Judith Warner
Popular stereotypes aside, it turns out we aren't overmedicating and overdiagnosing our kids.
By Peggy Haymes
The old family house consoles a grieving daughter.