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Advice on love and sanity for the 21st century

Helicopter Parents: Are you a drag on your children, or their only hope

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If I haven’t mentioned this before, I do some of my work at a University that shall go unnamed. I know that I’m getting old. I know that. Still. I find as I walk around the campus that at times I want to grab the unsuspecting child by their sweatshirt and say: “You poor thing. […] [Read More]
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Lying to Ourselves: The “Convenience” of Memory

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I was interviewed last night by a writer I know who is working on the biography of an eminent friend that we share. I anticipated how it would go. This “eminent friend” was very influential in my life in my 20′s. In many respects, I modeled my career on her achievements and outlook, and she […] [Read More]
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