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More Medium Articles

Here are some more articles I’ve written on Medium.  The first one  been read by over 15,000 people!  The second is a rewrite of an article that appears earlier in this blog, and on Medium it’s Part II of two articles, so if it interests you, you might want to check out Part I as […]

Roundup of My Recent Medium Articles

I’ve been writing quite a bit on Medium.  Here are some fairly recent popular articles (Medium calls them “stories”): Your Primary Relationship is Your Primary Relationship Trust vs. Threat Your Relationship is an Ecosystem If you search for my name on Medium you can find others. Thanks for reading!

Your Brain on Threat: Demands and Expectations

On Medium:  Your Brain on Threat.

Lilly Sloane Interviews Me On Relationships

Check out Lily Sloan’s podcast about relationships, featuring yours truly, with references to such greats as Glennon Melton Doyle, Dan Wile, Terry Real and Stan Tatkin (not to mention Fig Newtons!).  Also see Lily’s podcast site, A Therapist Walks Into A Bar.

My Huffington Post Article on Work-Life

Thrilled to be published on HuffPo, via Psyched Magazine!  Click here to read my article on how overwork is harming families.

What I’m Reading Now

A few months ago I went through a wonderful “beginner’s sequence” of books exploring aspects of mindfulness and Buddhism, all of which I’d recommend for anyone interested in those topics.  Here they are: The Monk and the Philosopher – Jean Francois Revel and Matthieu Ricard A somewhat repetitive, but otherwise enjoyable and informative dialog between […]

Blog Changes…

Now that I’ve been writing more in other forums (such as Psyched In San Francisco) I’m afraid I’ve neglected my little home-skillet here! While previously this blog had been a venue for sharing my semi-extended thoughts on relationships, I’m now going to shift to referencing my articles elsewhere and giving other, briefer updates on current […]

10 Life Enhancing Things To Do At A Stoplight

My post in Psyched Magazine: 10 Stoplight Things

My Fall Newsletter on Sadness

I know: not a cheery topic.  But a good one to understand along with all the other emotions I’ve covered in my series.  This article includes some information on the essential process of repair in relationships.  Here’s the link:  Anatomy of Emotion – Sadness  (BTW, I don’t always post my newsletters.  If you want to […]

Low- or No-Sex Relationships (Video)

This is all familiar ground for experienced couples therapists, but Michelle Weiner-Davis puts it all together very nicely in this TED talk.  Notice especially the examples of how the conversation can go wrong vs. how it can go right, and the potential reversal of desire and arousal.

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Top 10 psychologists in San Francisco, CA 2015

Congratulations to Robert Solley PhD for winning the 2015 Patients' Choice Awards in San Francisco Psychologist