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Article ID: 702841

What's Stopping You From Raising Kind and Empathic Children?

Family Institute at Northwestern University

It ought to be easier to raise pro-social children — kids who are helpful and kind and empathic — since the impulse toward pro-social behavior is something we’re born with. Yet so many youngsters seem to miss the mark. Two aspects of how we raise our children may be getting in the way.

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26-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702826

How to Show Your Partner That You Care

Family Institute at Northwestern University

In our primary relationship, we all want to be understood. We want our partners to "get" us. Whether we're upset or joyful or sad, whether we're disappointed, excited, or discouraged, we want our partner to accept and understand what it is we're feeling.

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25-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702747

The Marriage Benefit

Family Institute at Northwestern University

It has long been understood that there is a connection between long-term relationships and health. There is also a reciprocal relationship between marriage and health, where not only is marriage affected by illness, but the quality of marriage can actually influence the course of an illness.

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24-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 700563

What Parents Can Teach Kids During the School Year

Family Institute at Northwestern University

As we help our sons and daughters get ready to return to school, let’s reflect on our own readiness to promote our kids’ best emotional development during the school year. Consider these dimensions.

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18-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 700562

Maintaining Balance in Your Relationship

Family Institute at Northwestern University

Every marriage has an invisible emotional bank account. We make deposits into the account through acts of kindness, words of admiration, gestures of support, and more. We make withdrawals from the account by moments of unkindness, harsh or unfair criticism, words or actions that trigger hurt feelings, and more.

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17-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Emerging Adults' Relationships with Their Parents

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Emerging Adults' Relationships with Their Parents

Family Institute at Northwestern University

In this issue of Clinical Science Insights, Jacob Goldsmith, Ph.D., explores Jeffrey Arnett’s theory of emerging adulthood, highlights potential problems that emerging adults and their families may encounter, and suggests some general guidelines for what parents can do to help and lay the foundation for a healthy parent-adult-child relationship.

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14-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Let's Talk: Couples Therapy: Podcast

Article ID: 699018

Let's Talk: Couples Therapy: Podcast

Family Institute at Northwestern University

In this podcast episode, Neil Venketramen, staff therapist at The Family Institute, interviews Cheryl Rampage, our senior academic and clinical advisor and clinical associate professor who has more than three decades of experience treating individuals, couples and families.

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17-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 699017

Helping Your Kid Transition Back to School

Family Institute at Northwestern University

As we help our sons and daughters get ready to return to school, let’s reflect on our own readiness to promote our kids’ best emotional development during the school year. Consider these dimensions.

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16-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: The Parenting Sweet Spot with College-Bound Kids

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The Parenting Sweet Spot with College-Bound Kids

Family Institute at Northwestern University

The transition to college is a balancing act for students and their families.

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15-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 698902

APA Presents Awards to Psychologists at The Family Institute

Family Institute at Northwestern University

The American Psychological Association (APA) presents a number of awards each year in recognition of excellence in research, scholarship and service to the field. Three psychologists at The Family Institute received awards this year. The awards will be presented at this year's APA Convention hosted August 9-12, 2018 in San Francisco.

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14-Aug-2018 11:35 AM EDT

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