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The Bliss of Grandmother Hormones

The Bliss of Grandmother Hormones by Domenique Browning The New York Times May 7, 2016   This essay is a first hand account of how hormones influence attachment in grandmothering.

Does a More Equal Marriage Mean Less Sex?

Does a More Equal Marriage Mean Less Sex? by Lori Gottlieb, The New York Times Magazine, Feb 6, 2014 The author ponders the question of whether couples who have egalitarian marriages have less sex.

Good Enough? That’s Great

Good Enough? That’s Great By Daniel Jones, The New York Times, January 31, 2014 The author examines the coping mechanisms of three types of couples who grapple with how to get their marriages back on track after many years of being together.

Sex and Intimacy After the Baby Arrives

Sex and Intimacy After the Baby Arrives by Catherine Saint Louis  December 16, 2013  The New York Times Sexual issues after the birth of a child have not typically been discussed much, but research at the University of Michigan has tried to change that.

When the Grandchildren Grow Older, and Closer

When the Grandchildren Grow Older, and Closer by Paula Span, The New York Times, August 15, 2013 Close relationships with adult grandchildren are linked to fewer symptoms of depression in grandparents, new research finds.

Suddenly, They’re All Gone

Suddenly, They’re All Gone by Carol Mithers, New York Times, March 22, 2013 When caregiving is over, the caregiver can feel worse.