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Are Men More Controlling?

Ken Kirsh | Posted 04.29.2014 | Business
Ken Kirsh

I'm not sure. Are you? Women have long been unfairly labeled as bitches when demonstrating firm leadership skills while men are described as strong. T...

How Your Desire for Control May Be Preventing You From Living in the Present

Minh Chau | Posted 04.13.2013 | College
Minh Chau

The only moment that is guaranteed to us is now. This very second. Then why do we always find ourselves contemplating about a past that we cannot change or worrying about a future that may not happen?

The 2 Things You Can Totally Control In Life

Posted 10.31.2012 | OWN

By DeVon Franklin Hollywood studio executive and the author of Produced by Faith, DeVon Franklin explains how you can prevent the anxiety of belie...

Friendship Advice: A Troubled Marriage Can Lead to Troubled Friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 09.10.2012 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

My friend told me she would like to spend time with me but she can't: When her husband is around other people he is a different person, which makes her a different person. What should I do?

The Dangers of Codependence

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 12.03.2011 | Women
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Since my sister became a "follower" of her possessive friend, she no longer hangs out with her other friends and she is no longer close to me. I miss her. What should I do?

Crazy Time and Dealing with Difficult Clients

Henry Gornbein | Posted 08.20.2011 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

What should attorneys do in dealing with a difficult or dysfunctional client?

When a friend always needs to have the upper hand

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

QUESTION Dear Irene, I'm 18 years old and my best friend and I have been friends for seven years. We went to middle school and high school together...

Stay Mindful When Others Crave Control

Deborah Schoeberlein | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein

What should we do when we have to live or work with people whose controlling behaviors impose on us? It's a good question -- in fact, a question that several HP readers posed.

Friends Don't Judge -- Or Do They?

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

As your daughter is only 5 ½, you need to be cautious about the people you expose her to. So if your fiancé is incarcerated for child molestation, that obviously should be a deal-killer.

Best Friends: No Way Out?

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

Dear Irene: I wish I had an escape but I'm still in high school and I live a street away from her and she knows almost everything about me, even that I may have an STD.