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March 25, 2016
by Megan Lundgren, LMFT

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Does Political Discourse Have a Place at the Dinner Table?

March 25, 2016 17:33 by Megan Lundgren, LMFT

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Trump. Sanders. Clinton. Cruz. The fervor and fright around these presidential hopefuls is rapidly intensifying as the nation approaches Republican and Democratic conventions this Summer. Divisive topics are often discouraged in polite dialogue due to the relational conflict they may promote, as noted by the old adage, “Never talk about politics or religion at the dinner table.” However, new research sheds light [More]

March 13, 2016
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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Machismo and the GOP

March 13, 2016 21:29 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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What is a political party to do? In the beginning Donald Trump’s run for the presidency was considered with amusement. It was common to hear The Donald brag, threaten, promise and ridicule. He appeared to be the kind of individual to avoid in an argument — he only believes in himself. [More]