Archives for June, 2010

Is Technology Short-Circuiting Your Relationship?

A day before the announcement of the i-phone 4G, a New York Times article addressed the mental price of our involvement with technology. It reported that scientists are finding that the high use of technology -- e-mails, cell phones, i-pads, text messages, i-messages, blogs, tweets, internet alerts, facebook etc. bombard us with such an instant stream of  information that they make us hyper-alert to new bits of information but less able to sustain focus on the task at hand.  It suggests that technology...
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The Husband and Wives Club – An Interview with Author, Laurie Abraham (Part 3)

We follow Part 1 and Part 2 of our interview with Laurie Abraham, author of The Husband and Wives Club: A Year in the Life of a Couples Therapy Group with this final segment.  We learn that after the group ended, Laurie had the opportunity to visit the couples in their homes to find out if and how “The Husband and Wives Club” made a difference in their marriages.

Did you see any...
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The Husband and Wives Club – An Interview with Author, Laurie Abraham (Part 2)

In the last blog (Part 1) we began our interview with Laurie Abraham, author of The Husband and Wives Club: A Year in the Life of a Couples Therapy Group. Here we continue and ask Laurie about the group leader, what really happens in the group, gender differences, and whether couples therapy can actually make things worse.

Can you tell me a little bit about Dr. Coche and how the group felt about...
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The Husband and Wives Club- An Interview with Author, Laurie Abraham (Part 1)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be in couples therapy? Can you picture working on issues with your partner in a room with other couples? Do you wonder why people even go to couples therapy and whether it works?

Author Laurie Abraham wondered the same thing and spent a year as an observer in one of psychologist, Dr. Judith Coche’s couple groups. Her book, The Husband and Wives Club: A Year...
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