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A Hopeful Romantic Interprets Ephesians 5

Dance With Me by Dr. Debi Smith (Psychologist, Author, Speaker, Coach) Available @ or instant download for iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Nook, etc., @ Male-female relationships can be difficult. Both genders need understanding and skills to have great connections. … Continue reading

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Hopeful Romantics unite at this unique workshop about the relationships between men and women in today’s culture. Married, engaged, dating, or single . . . Come experience the fun, laughter, and romance as a pair of Hopeful Romantics interpret Ephesians … Continue reading

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Bartholomew & Horowitz (1991)

The following is an excerpt from Smith (2008): Building on studies of infant (e.g., Ainsworth et al., 1978; Main, Kaplan, & Cassidy, 1985) and adult (e.g., Hazan & Shaver, 1987; Main et al., 1985) attachment, Bartholomew [pictured left] and Horowitz … Continue reading

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Dan Kindlon, PhD

Dr. Dan Kindlon is a clinical and research psychologist specializing in behavioral problems of children and adolescents. He teaches child psychology at Harvard University, where he has been a faculty member since 1985. In over 20 years of clinical practice … Continue reading

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Michael Gurian

Michael Gurian is a social philosopher, family therapist, corporate consultant, and the New York Times bestselling author of twenty three books published in twenty one languages. The Gurian Institute, which he co-founded, conducts research internationally, launches pilot programs and trains … Continue reading

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Don-David Lusterman, PhD

Dr. Don-David Lusterman is a licensed psychologist and a nationally certified provider of psychological services, specializing in infidelity, couples, and family therapy. He is in private practice in Baldwin, Long Island, New York. He earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology … Continue reading

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David Lisak, PhD

Dr. David Lisak is an associate professor of  psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston where he conducts and supervises research on the causes and consequences of interpersonal violence. In particular, he has studied the motives and characteristics of “undetected” … Continue reading

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