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Entries by Dr. Peggy Drexler from 11/2012

Talking to Kids About Politics

| Posted 11.01.2012 | Parents

Talking to kids about politics helps them understand the world and their place in it, and starts to shift their thinking from "me" to "we." That is why it's important to discuss with kids, even those too young to yet understand all the specific policy points or platforms, why politics matters.

The New Face of Infidelity

| Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living

Research shows women may be cheating now almost as much as men. What are the the tolls of new temptations?

Le nouveau visage de l'infidélité

| Posted 11.13.2012 | France C'est La Vie

COUPLE - Des recherches montrent que les femmes trompent désormais presque autant que les hommes. Quel est le prix à payer pour ces nouvelles tentations?

Le nouveau visage de l'infidélité

| Posted 11.13.2012 | Quebec Art De Vivre

Des recherches montrent que les femmes trompent désormais presque autant que les hommes. Quel est le prix à payer pour ces nouvelles tentations? Il y a près de 60 ans, Alfred Kinsey a choqué les sensibilités sexuelles du milieu des années 1950 quand il a rapporté qu'arrivé à un certain moment de leur mariage, la moitié des hommes et un quart des femmes aux Etats-Unis avaient une aventure extraconjugale.

A Loaded Question: On Drinking While Pregnant

| Posted 11.17.2012 | Parents

If science is telling us that drinking while pregnant is okay, why do we continue to judge the woman with the outstretched belly sipping from a glass of Merlot? Turns out, it's not only right wing Republicans questioning a woman's control over her own body, is it?

Pass the Politics, Please: How to Handle a Bi-Partisan Thanksgiving

| Posted 11.22.2012 | Politics

This Thanksgiving, you might not be able to control any one else at the table, but you can maintain your own civility, and sanity, and make it through a holiday in which feelings don't get hurt, slurs don't get thrown, and relatives aren't forced to intervene.

Can the Infidelity-Damaged Relationship Survive?

| Posted 11.26.2012 | Healthy Living

The Petraeus and Broadwell families can take comfort in one thing: this too shall pass. When it does, they will be alone to face days that most who have experienced them call the toughest time of their lives.