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  • [Read Article] Change for the New Year?

    As we look to the New Year ahead, we typically have hope to make positive changes in our lives. Yet often, as the year goes by, we lose our momentum. Why is that? How do we make lasting change? This article examines the Stages of Change model, and

    Published: Tue January 10, 2012

  • [Read Article] Fat Is NOT JUST a Feminist Issue, Anymore!

    The 95% of dieters who fail to achieve long-term weight loss and the vast majority of men, who are unable to match the bulk of male models, experience poor body image, may develop feelings of sexual inadequacy, have low self esteem, and may acquire ea

    Published: Mon April 09, 2012

  • [Read Article] Experts: Male Eating Disorders on Rise

    "It's hard to know because men have been so reluctant to seek treatment," Cohn said. "And men, in many cases, are unaware that they have an eating disorder. For example, they may exercise obsessively and just think that's regular guy exercise behavior

    Published: Mon June 04, 2012

  • [Read Article] The Dilemmas of Codependent Men

    The dilemmas of codependent men aren’t talked about. Unlike women, men don’t discuss their relationship problems with friends and family. Instead, they internalize their pain.

    Published: Mon June 04, 2012

  • [Read Article] Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

    The most common sign of breast cancer is a new lump or mass. A lump that is painless, hard, and has uneven edges is more likely to be cancer. But some cancers are tender, soft, and rounded. So it's important to have anything unusual checked by a docto

    Published: Mon October 01, 2012

  • [Read Article] Does Your Partner Drive You Nuts? The Passive Aggressive Personality

    Asking your mate to empty the dishwasher should theoretically be totally devoid of drama or tension. It’s just one of many chores necessary to keep your home functioning–right? However, with a passive aggressive personality, any situation has t

    Published: Tue October 02, 2012

  • [Read Article] Integrity in Dating Relationships

    "Some people should not be allowed to date," my friend , Libby, says to me, tears running down her face. Libby, the latest victim of a relationship gone sour, feels deceived and betrayed. She thought she had a good thing going and then her boyfriend

    Published: Thu January 17, 2013

  • [Read Article] Cyberspace Romance: A New Twist On An Old Story

    Last summer, I attended a beautiful wedding held in a meadow, with the wildflowers blowing in the wind, birds singing, and majestic mountains as dramatic backdrop. But there is a downside to this lovely event.

    Published: Thu January 24, 2013

  • [Read Article] Marriage and Laughter

    I consider myself fortunate. I married a man who likes to laugh. I suppose I could have sought out a more serious, highly intense fellow. I probably would be richer, but I don't think I would be having as much fun.

    Published: Thu January 31, 2013

  • [Read Article] "Coming Out:" Gay Men and Eating Disorders

    So it was difficult to grasp why my struggle to come forward, to come out, about an eating disorder fell on deaf ears. The promise of support that had been there a decade earlier, when I announced I was gay, seemed forgotten, cowered under the shame o

    Published: Wed May 15, 2013