Couples & Family Psychology

Love Lingers Here: Enduring Intimate Relationships  VII. The Marker Event—Establishing A Commitment as A Couple

Love Lingers Here: Enduring Intimate Relationships VII. The Marker Event—Establishing A Commitment as A Couple

It is critical to know and understand the circumstances and sequence of events associated with the decision of two people to become a couple. The defining moment in the life of a couple is critical as a way of defining an orienting difference.

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The Postmodern Life: A Psychological Perspective

The Postmodern Life: A Psychological Perspective

The post-modem world is shaped by pluralism, democracy, religious freedom, consumerism, mobility, and increasing access to news and entertainment

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COVID-19: A Day in the Life of Someone Caregiving for an Adult Child with Special Needs

COVID-19: A Day in the Life of Someone Caregiving for an Adult Child with Special Needs

Now my special needs daughter is home because her work program and residential program are both closed. Works has to take place between her needs and demands

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Love Lingers Here: Enduring Intimate Relationships IV: The New Self and Founding Story

Love Lingers Here: Enduring Intimate Relationships IV: The New Self and Founding Story

The first myth that we are likely to embrace when we are looking for and establishing an intimate relationship concerns …

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LOVE LINGERS HERE: INTIMATE ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS III. THE MYTHS AND REALITY OF ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS (THE STORIES WE ARE TOLD)

LOVE LINGERS HERE: INTIMATE ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS III. THE MYTHS AND REALITY OF ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS (THE STORIES WE ARE TOLD)

We must first look at the history of relationships in our contemporary societies and, more specifically, on the dominant personal and collective myths we cling to about intimacy and enduring relationships.

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Raising a Difficult Child to Success: Infancy–Temperament and Attachment

Raising a Difficult Child to Success: Infancy–Temperament and Attachment

The “goodness of fit” between parent(s) and child is perhaps one of the most vital aspects of successfully raising a child.

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Mom Guilt: Exploring the Experiences of Being a Mother and Training for and Running Marathons II: Results and Discussion

Mom Guilt: Exploring the Experiences of Being a Mother and Training for and Running Marathons II: Results and Discussion

Although there has been research on mothers who train for endurance races and remain active throughout parenthood, few studies have explored their involvement in training for and racing in such events. The current research aims to contribute to these gaps and build on our understanding of their experiences for the purpose of increasing levels of physical activity in mothers, and to help with developing a balanced, healthy lifestyle. Understanding experiences throughout training and competing in a marathon event will help inform the limited research available on this topic, and can have important practical implications, including assisting mothers in fostering their well-being, and supporting practitioners who support mothers who may or may not run.

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Mom Guilt: Exploring the Experiences of Being a Mother and Training for and Running Marathons I: Lit Review and Methodology

Mom Guilt: Exploring the Experiences of Being a Mother and Training for and Running Marathons I: Lit Review and Methodology

Although there has been research on mothers who train for endurance races and remain active throughout parenthood, few studies have explored their involvement in training for and racing in such events. The current research aims to contribute to these gaps and build on our understanding of their experiences for the purpose of increasing levels of physical activity in mothers, and to help with developing a balanced, healthy lifestyle. Understanding experiences throughout training and competing in a marathon event will help inform the limited research available on this topic, and can have important practical implications, including assisting mothers in fostering their well-being, and supporting practitioners who support mothers who may or may not run.

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Technology During Dinnertime? Mother Says NO! IV: Mealtime Rules, Meaning, Reflections on Technology, and Conclusion

Technology During Dinnertime? Mother Says NO! IV: Mealtime Rules, Meaning, Reflections on Technology, and Conclusion

Communication is key to family dynamics, and dinnertime promotes a safe environment where a secure attachment can be experienced. The present study finds that mealtimes increase attachment, and suggest an association between better family relationship and no technology during dinner.

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Technology During Dinnertime? Mother Says NO! III: Closer Relationships, Attachment, and Busy Lifestyles

Technology During Dinnertime? Mother Says NO! III: Closer Relationships, Attachment, and Busy Lifestyles

Communication is key to family dynamics, and dinnertime promotes a safe environment where a secure attachment can be experienced. The present study finds that mealtimes increase attachment, and suggest an association between better family relationship and no technology during dinner.

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