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October 30, 2015
by Lorna Hecht, MFT


Patrick Kennedy's Family Reflections

October 30, 2015 21:10 by Lorna Hecht, MFT  [About the Author]

The Kennedy family has been in the news lately. Patrick Kennedy, son of former U.S. Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy, has released a memoir that has become controversial, at least within the Kennedy family itself. In the memoir, Patrick, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, details a family history of alcohol abuse and mental illness. [More]

July 2, 2014
by Christie Hunter

birth orderasan adult

Birth Order as an Adult

July 2, 2014 04:55 by Christie Hunter  [About the Author]

birth orderasan adult
There is no denying the fact that factors like education and parenting style play a vital role in developing the personality and learning skills of a child, but another factor that significantly influences the personality of a child is birth order. Factors like communication skills, cognitive skills, decision-making abilities depend on the birth order of a person. Not only this, birth order also influences the psychology of a person. Factors like the number of siblings, age gap between siblings and birth order decide the personality of a child (Leman, 2009). [More]