Does Parenting Make People Unhappy?

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Many parents will readily admit that parenting is the most challenging job they have ever had. According to a new study published in Demography, becoming a parent may make people less happy, and that unhappiness can cause parents to avoid … Continued

Have Your Parents Affected You As An Adult?

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Of the endless number of psychological factors that can plague a person throughout his life, I think there’s none more powerful than The Gaslight. The term “gaslight treatment” was coined by a classic 1944 movie starring Ingrid Bergman. In it, … Continued

The Importance of Fathers

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As recently as as the 1970s, psychologists and parenting experts had a ready answer to the question of how much fathers contributed to children’s development: Not much. Admittedly, science journalist Paul Raeburn writes in his new book, Do Fathers Matter?, … Continued