Adult ADHD also known as Adult ADD has been hard to identify and diagnose. Luckily the new Psychiatrist's Diagnosic Manual (DSM) has better criteria for identifying Adult ADD. To make it more complicated it's still true today that some mental health professionals still believe it is only a disease that children suffer from.
When asked in one of my workshops to give a statement that described an ideal relationship, a participant said “He gives me what I want before I can ask for it.” The other women in the room replied “Does that even exist?” I told them and I’ll tell you, I can attest to the fact that it does. It’s all about being willing to give and trusting that you will receive.
February is teen dating violence awareness month. A recent study among college students reports that more than one out of three teens, ranging in ages 13 to 19, was a victim of dating violence. This abuse included physical, sexual and psychological abuse.
Question I'm an attractive and successful single woman who enjoys a fulfilling life but am just missing that special guy to share my life. Over the years, I've pretty much gone about my life with the belief that when I least expect it, I'll meet my special guy. This hasn't quite worked yet - any suggestions? Answer Since I’m a professional matchmaker, you’ll likely not be surprised to hear that I’m an advocate of being proactive in your love life.
Many people avoid treatment of Diabetes Mellitus type 2 or accept inadequate control because they do not want to gain weight. They often point to friends or relatives who were put on insulin or another medication and then gained weight. Many studies have been done to understand this phenomenon and to help patients control their diabetes without facing unpleasantness from the scale. The ACCROD study reported in Diabetes Care predicts which patients are more likely to gain weight and which medications are associated with weight gain. Uncontrolled Diabetes type 2 is
Successful, independent, beautiful, sassy, chic, powerful and tenacious are all badges of honour that women wear to describe the modern women’s freedom to be all she can be. Unfortunately, those same esteemed titles lead to another title for women: SINGLE! Yes, we all like to prove our successes but the reality is that most men prefer the nurturer and none of these above characteristics attract the opposite sex, or at least not the ones we would be interested in.
She was an Italian immigrant in New Jersey, a hard-working, frugal, Catholic single mother who lost her husband in WWII. She spent most days of her life as a “spooler” in a thread factory, retiring just before her job was automated. Her English was good, but she didn’t always catch the finer points. She sang Italian opera arias just for pleasure.
As a clinical sexologist I was interviewed by Howard Bragman along Blogger and YouTube personality Davey Wavey, public health expert Dr. Christian Grov Ph.D., and me Clinical Sexologist Dawn Michael. Does penis size matter as much too gay men as to straight men?
Reflect back on the last time you needed to have a difficult conversation with a partner or coworker or whomever. Let me guess… you busied yourself with everything but that conversation for a couple days, though it kept taking up space in your head. Then you sent the person on the other end of all of these thoughts an email or text about it. This went back and forth for awhile, possibly leaving you steps behind where you started. Then you began talking to friends about how annoying it was that this other person wouldn’t just talk to you about it.
Behind every great man is a great woman. This phrase is really not an exaggeration. "The King's Speech" -which I believed would be the best movie in 2011 and it was- puts a spotlight on a piece of history involving the British royal family. What's very penetrating to me is how this one family brings to mind a very important aspect of men-women relations which I call feminine magnetism and what it does to a man.