Tag Archives: relationships

Boomer and Bust

The love generation keeps on splitting up. Ah, capricious age!For younger generations, who are getting married less often and later in their lives, the divorce rate keeps going down. It is Boomers (those who came of age in the 60s … Continue reading

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Do We Touch Enough?

Do We Touch Enough? | Industry New Jersey | September/October 2015 | On the Science and Visceral Thrills of Making Contact From the article, excerptified:I was reading somewhere that societies in which people touch each other socially are happier than those … Continue reading

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Entertain-men

Entertain-men The ideal first date and venues to steer clear of | Industry | July/August 2015I had my first real date at the ripe old age of 19.I can’t remember what we talked about now, but conversation flowed. He was … Continue reading

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Truth and Consequences

In the March/April 2014 issue of Industry I look at some of the effects that social media has on our social lives. Truth and Consequences: How to find a balance between honing a productive social media identity, and attention-hungry cyber lurkingSocial media … Continue reading

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The Long Mile: How did a car come to mean so much?

For the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of Industry, I contrast two moments in my life: buying my first car and, years later, my potential second.  The Long Mile: What our shifting desires can tell us about where we are on our … Continue reading

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Games Worth Playing

My latest column for Industry is up! Games Worth Playing: How a ritual based upon the I Ching can change the way we think about life and love Perhaps readers are aware of the concept of the filter bubble: that with … Continue reading

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The New Girl: How Does Change Happen?

Chinese new year seems more suitable for making resolutions (or setting intentions, in the parlance of our time) than Jan. 1, post-holiday, when we are tired and overfed. In Industry‘s Jan/Feb issue (and its first Brooklyn edition!), I try to … Continue reading

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Type Casting: Deep Cuts from the Land of Myers-Briggs Personality Test

My latest column for Industry is hot off the virtual presses. Read it here: Type CastingI had taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test (MBTI) years before, but as my boyfriend had just done it at work I decided to do … Continue reading

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Balance of Power

In this month’s Industry, in view of women’s still-lower earnings compared to men’s, I wonder whether women should put off marriage to boost their earning power. Then this argument goes slightly off the rails as larger, more topical social concerns … Continue reading

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Getting My Kicks in Psychodrama

Here’s my Flavor of the Week for New York PressGetting My Kicks in Psychodrama by Emily Johnson“Every week I got a good dose of reality when we met again as indifferent people, barely acquaintances, even though we knew each other … Continue reading

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