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Sexual harassment and the danger of silence

Man touching a womans leg while sitting.

As a psychologist and a father, I’ve been heartened by women coming forward and telling their stories of sexual harassment. I remember well, in 1991, the hearings to confirm Clarence Thomas as a Supreme Court justice. Anita Hill courageously came forward with her stories of Thomas’s inappropriate behavior.  It was a clarifying moment for many women. Several of my close friends revealed their accounts of being groped, propositioned, or manipulated by men in power. It was liberating for women to bring these experiences out of the closet into the light of day. Read more about Sexual harassment and the danger of silence


Unplug & Reconnect with Family

Dr. Paul
Bored child while parents are on mobile devices.

In our “crazy busy” lives, filled with smart devices, I worry that parents will forget to get down on the floor and play with their kids! It’s so easy to hand your youngster a smart screen to occupy their time and attention. While making dinner, folding laundry, washing dishes, and straightening up, electronic gizmos keep kids out of the way. The problem—these games suck you in, but they don’t spit you out. They pull you down a rabbit hole that goes nowhere. Read more about Unplug & Reconnect with Family



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