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Is Fall The Best Time for Finding True Love?

October 29th, 2011

Is Fall The Best Time for Finding True Love? By Dr. Diana Kirschner Summer’s fading away can lead to a dip in your mood. When it turns cloudy and the air is cooler it may be a bit of a let down when you realize that winter and the holidays are just ahead. But there is also good news when the weather turns. And I don’t just mean the amazing foliage, crunchy apples and fresh pumpkin pie. In my experience, it’s easier to find love in the Fall! There are three reasons for this. First, singles, like all of us, raised in the rhythm of a school calendar, are conditioned to buy new wardrobes... Read More

The New Normal after Separation

September 2nd, 2011

The New Normal after Separation By Phyllis Goldberg, Ph.D. and Rosemary Lichtman, Ph.D. Do you want to know an unexpected finding from the Framingham Heart Study, a research project that has been conducted over six decades? Happiness is contagious and the secret may very well be in the connection. Social relationships correlate positively with happiness. That is, if your friend is happy, that increases your probability by 15%. If you\’ve recently separated from your partner, this can be a lonely time for you. Although your marriage may be over, your relationship with your children, family... Read More