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Closeness

Passages

Tricia McCallum | Posted 04.05.2015 | Books
Tricia McCallum

This story is included in Tricia McCallum's first book of poetry: Nothing Gold Can Stay: A Mother and Father Remembered .

36 Questions for Intimacy, Back Story

Elaine Aron, Ph.D. | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Aron, Ph.D.

We had not created the 36 questions to help you fall in love. To do a good job of that we would have needed to do a study with people who, above all, came into it really wanting to fall in love, and we were not in that business! More important, we would need to follow up over time to know if the relationships lasted, an expensive process, and funding research on love is not easy.

Creating Fond Memories With Our Children

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 11.15.2014 | Good News
Dr. Hyder Zahed

One of my friends who had also raised his daughter alone said that, "raising a daughter is the most masculine thing a man can do." From my own experience, I understood what this means.

Can You Be Too Close To Your Significant Other?

Christina Huffington | Posted 03.27.2013 | Women

A close romantic relationship is generally believed to be better than a distant one. According to a new study, "Closeness Discrepancies in Romantic Re...

Language Changes Distance and Mood

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Science
Art Markman, Ph.D.

We all know that thinking about happy memories can make you happy, while thinking about sad events from the past can make you sad. An interesting paper in Psychological Science by William Hart examined this question of mental closeness using language.

Can a mother be a daughter's best friend?

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal by Amy Chozick, How Parents Became Cool, describes the parental paradigm shift (as seen on TV) from loving...