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Honesty and Intimacy Are Not Always the Same

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

A successful long-term relationship means being willing to share your vulnerabilities and strengths, but requires sensitivity to the consequences that sharing brings.

To Tell or Not To Tell?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Intimacy isn't necessarily equated with complete honesty. Here are five commonly kept secrets and suggestions about whether it might be best to tell -- or not tell -- your partner about them.

Your Teen's Pains May Be Caused by Friends Not Faking

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.26.2012 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

We, as adults, know that stomachaches, chest pains, and even colds and headaches can follow a string of stressful social interactions. For the love of God, I have been waiting for this UCLA study for decades.

Can Your Friends Make You Sick?

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 03.25.2012 | Women
Barbara Greenberg

I remember being bedridden with writhing stomach pain in 7th grade when Lisa K. decided that I was an "undesirable" and that none of the girls in my English class should talk to me.