Archives for January, 2016
As the country takes a close look at the presidential hopefuls stepping up in Iowa and soon in many other states, they are offered some important take-home messages.
If you ask people about the advisability of correcting a partner publicly, many will advise against it. Some may even suggest it could be dangerous. Most will admit to correcting and being corrected by their partner in public social situations.
A tall single good-looking stranger moves into your building. The new young female teacher is turning the heads of most of the faculty? Should you worry about your partner’s response?
The coming out of Caityn Jenner, a Woman of the Year 2015, brought recognition of transgender people into the public eye. With media reminders of the transitions of Christine Jorgenson, Judge Phyllis Frye, Chaz Bono, as well as award winning shows like Transparent and the powerful film The Danish Girl, there is an increasing sense that being transgender is being acknowledged as “ part of the human condition”(lore , PhD).
You need only glance at the newsstand at any store checkout to read about the latest secret or lie exposed in the lives of the Rich and Famous. Why are we interested? Do we understand the impact of secrets and lies in our own relationships?