The Burden of Secrets

From the APA’s Clinician Research Digest: A study from the Journal of Experimental Psychology in 2016 explored the effects of withholding information from family and friends in everyday life. Three studies with 3,000 participants explored the burdensomeness of secrets and conditions in which burdensomeness impacted judgment.  Results suggest that participants Read more…

Roommates or Soulmates?

This piece from the NY Times beautifully captures the pain of an “avoid-avoid” or “withdraw-withdraw” relationship. Sometimes it’s very hard to help people take the small steps they need to take towards each other to build a different cycle in their relationship. Often, as in this story, one person wants Read more…