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July 2, 2019
by Patricia Tomasi


Are You A “Maximizer” Or A “Satisficer”? Better Find Out! Your Marital Happiness May Depend On It

July 2, 2019 08:00 by Patricia Tomasi  [About the Author]

Though the divorce rate in the United States is 50 per cent and growing, and higher for second and third marriages, over 90 per cent of people in Western cultures still decide to get married by the age of 50. Why is the divorce rate so high? The influences on marital success are varied and many. What about the way in which people approach the important decision about whom they will spend their life with? Could that be having an effect? [More]

August 17, 2017
by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW

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Bigger, Heavier, Wider, Stronger

August 17, 2017 09:01 by Ruth Gordon, MA, MSW, LCSW  [About the Author]

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Plus sized model, Ashley Graham, revealed in a recent interview that although she weighs more than her husband, Justin Ervin, he feels like he’s bigger. This begs the question, why is a size comparison brought into the equation? Yes, the caveman had to be stronger than “his” woman since he was going out to capture wild animals. But today? We never hear of men going out with their bow and arrow to shoot a wooly mammoth. [More]