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Books · Emotional Health

Women as Victims: ‘The Hand That Feeds You,’ by A.J. Rich

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

How do you know when epic flaws are actually abusive traits that are harmful to you — and that love has nothing to do with it? A new novel, by A.J. Rich, called 'The Hand That Feeds You,' attempts to answer that question while at the same time providing a new entry into the genre of highbrow semi- literary thrillers.

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Emotional Health · Relationships & Dating

Common Online Dating Fears: What’s Stopping You?

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Dr. Cecilia Ford

Internet dating is the 21st century version of the blind date. It has replaced the hook-ups of the eighties, the bar scene of the seventies, the rock festivals of the sixties, and the mixers of the fifties, as the way men and women meet and get together. And who’s leading the digital dating pack? The New York Times reports that singles 55 and up “are visiting American dating sites more than any other age group.”

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Books · Film & Television

Mastering the Art

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Interviewed on NPR last week, the director Nora Ephron, said her eagerly awaited new film is about marriage as much as it is about food. Julie and Julia presents the parallel true stories of both Julia Child’s emergence— as a chef and a cookbook writer — and that of a contemporary young Queens  woman named Julie Powell. Powell  executed all…
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