Tag: guest post
With a little bit of moxie, my friend and colleague, Laura E. Kelly, used technology and a new website to overcome the feelings of estrangement from neighbors that are so typical across America today.
by Sophia Dembling Guys know better. When the woman in their life asks, "Do I look fat?" guys respond, "Gosh, I love you more every day, honey," or "Now would be a great time for me to start painting the kitchen, don’t you think?" or "Hey, is that a UFO up there?" […]
By Sheila Callahan I’ll admit to being a little obsessed with the concept of friendship, and I probably spend an undue amount of time thinking about several in particular that apparently had an expiration date. How did I not see that train coming? My pal and colleague Irene Levine, Ph.D. blogs on […]
By Barbara Greenberg, PhD, Psychologist and Teen Parenting Expert I was writing an article about teaching kids how to deal with bullies. Well, as usual, one thought led to another and I looked up my middle school bully on Facebook. I must admit that I also looked up a high school bully. These were […]
I loved this essay written by my friend Sheryl and asked permission to repost it here. It deals with e-mail fatigue, a common ailment. Enjoy! By Sheryl Kraft I don’t want to sound old or cranky or anything, but lately my enthusiasm for computer technology — especially e-mail — has been waning. As […]
By Lisa Shoreland Why does it seem like the further into adulthood one gets, the harder it is to establish and maintain friendships? As a kid, friendships begin as a simple exchange of a sentence or two on the playground. In junior and senior high school, the circle of friends evolves into groups of […]
By Shasta Nelson We often assume that loneliness or a sense of social disconnection is for those people. We picture some angry, hurt, unfriendly, socially awkward and un-lovable woman sitting in a dark house, with the curtains closed, alone. Maybe a dozen cats. We usually don’t picture ourselves since we know how friendly and fun […]