Pornography Consumption In Relationships

Dear Dr. Fran, how does being honest about pornography consumption with a partner lead to greater relationship satisfaction? Jack S. Dear Jack, okay now, you’ve got to come clean with me….or at least with yourself.  Is one of you a…

NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

The closure of the previous year and beginning of the new one is generally a great place to start resolutions because it is a transition point.  Transition mean letting go of the old and beginning the new.  This is the…

COUPLES WHO HAVE DIFFERENT PARENTING STYLES

* When is it important for parents with different parenting styles to be in agreement: for big things like safety, discipline, religion, etc.? Why or why not? In general, most parents agree on issues.  It’s their different styles of delivery…

Preschool Drop-Off

Separation Anxiety in a child is almost never exclusive.  Parents have an emotional reaction and it’s usually strong.  Most parents react with a flood of their own anxiety.  I define anxiety as fear.  The child fears being alone separate from…