The Psychology of Aggression, Part 1

This month, I am going to do a series on the psychology of aggression. Recently, you and I have witnessed a breakdown in the civility of our culture. And, both Freud and Jung warned us about the repeated arrival of unfettered aggression in our society. Aggression is a part of our biology and ... Read More

College Campus Meltdown

If you are like me, you are wondering what is happening on college campuses. The easy answer, is education. But, that is no longer the sole purpose of the university experience. Parents recognize that today, activism has become not only a force for change on college campuses, but actually, a ... Read More

Tips for Back to School Prep

Your child takes her cues from you, her parent. If you are calm, reassuring, optimistic, and supportive, your child will feel both confident and competent. At the start of any school year, your child may experience separation anxiety – and so, too, may you. Therefore, it is so important ... Read More

Helping Your Baby Through the Clingy Phase

In the beginning of your child's life, your importance as his mother is without parallel. You are the first love object and the pattern or model for all other love relations. It is you who feeds, comforts, loves and, in general, meets the needs of your baby. When your baby is one, he has a ... Read More

10 Dating Warning Signs

Do you find yourself gravitating toward partners who are dominating, controlling, or both? Early relationships are often based on projected material. We gravitate to people who let us do what we know how to do. The early patterns of interactions that we learned with our opposite-sex parent might ... Read More