Relational Strivings

Although each participant narrated her own unique developmental unfolding, many of the women interviewed explained feeling that there was “never enough” love to be consumed,...

Jason

Jason is a twenty-nine year old man with Asperger’s Syndrome from Rockland County, NY. Asperger’s Syndrome is part of the Autism Spectrum of Disorders and is a pervasive developmental disorder that affects the senses, motor skills, social skills and language. Jason was diagnosed relatively late in life and has endured a great deal of emotional pain due to his lack of social skills. He was also misdiagnosed with various conditions in his childhood, including schizophrenia and ADHD, and was given medication which caused horrible...

The Courage to Be Vulnerable

This is our task as parents: to bring enough love and presence to our children's vulnerability.

Attachment, Motherhood, and Mental Health

This is an interview conducted with Dr. Jessica Zucker by Therese J. Borchard of Beyond Blue.

Like Oil and Water

A few weeks ago my blog post explored a snippet of my dissertation research.

Racing Hearts

Your browser does not support the video tag. Dr. Art Aron, an expert on relationships, social cognition, and social neuroscience, recounts the findings of his famous “Capilano Bridge experiment”. This experiment demonstrated that a person’s feelings of attraction are more intense in situations of danger.

Deployment Diary: Who Are You Calling Dependent?

The term “military dependent” is no longer used in polite military society, replaced not so long ago by the far more PC “family member”. 

The Tap Code

Your browser does not support the video tag. Bob Shumaker, a former POW in Vietnam, describes how he and his fellow prisoners developed a social network that was crucial to their surviving three years in solitary confinement. They succeeded by creating a tap code that allowed them to communicate through their cell walls.

Happiness exercise: How to make people love you

People Will Like You: Active Listening

If you’re read psychology books, you’ve likely heard of the term “active listening.”  And it probably means something along these lines to you:

Mary: “I had a really good day at the office today.  It seemed that everything was going right.  I even got complimented by my boss.”
Nancy (active listening, echoing back what she just heard): “It sounds like you had a really good day at the office, and that you’re enjoying remembering it.”

Asperger’s Syndrome

Jason, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, talks about his struggle to overcome his problems with social interactions. Dr. Ami Klim explains the challenges people with Asperger's have with intuitive behavior.

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