ROMANTIC LOVE:  FEAST OR FAMINE?

ROMANTIC LOVE: FEAST OR FAMINE?

While highly desirable, romantic love has many risks. Written about and touted in art, music, and literature over the centuries, romantic love--emotional intimacy and sexual attraction--is the most controversial of all versions of love.  With maternal, paternal,...

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Survivor Guilt Revisited

Survivor Guilt Revisited

Survivor guilt is thriving in colleges and hospitals. KEY POINTS Survivor guilt has resurfaced in the face of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine.First-generation, urban college students are especially prone to survivor guilt that interferes with academic...

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Empathy: A Way Out of Loneliness

Empathy: A Way Out of Loneliness

KEY POINTS Loneliness has been exacerbated by increased reliance on social media and cell phones to meet social needs.In-person contacts provide more opportunities for empathic identification than truncated experiences.Empathy supplies the emotional glue for...

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