041 SelfWork: Making “Long Distance Love” Work

041 SelfWork: Making “Long Distance Love” Work

Loving “long distance” is something that many people have to learn how to do. Whether you live far away from parents, your partner, your children or great friends, maintaining that relationship can require understanding, flexibility and other significant...
040 SelfWork: Depression, Suicide And Your Cell Phone

040 SelfWork: Depression, Suicide And Your Cell Phone

The rate of suicide is increasing dramatically in the United States as well as internationally, both in teenagers and in midlife. As this is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in the US, Dr. Margaret discusses this cultural shift, quoting the fascinating work of...
039 SelfWork: The Unique Basic Needs Of Women And Men

039 SelfWork: The Unique Basic Needs Of Women And Men

There’s tremendous controversy about whether or not gender differences occur as a result of cultural influence or are they innate. What’s important for this podcast isn’t how they’re created, but what influence do they have on a couple’s...
038 SelfWork: Kindness Matters

038 SelfWork: Kindness Matters

“When I sat down to record this morning, I could only think of the many tragedies, caused by humans and by nature, that have been occurring for the last few weeks and months. I felt paralyzed. What did what I might have to say matter? Then I remembered a...
037 SelfWork: How To Parent Well Together

037 SelfWork: How To Parent Well Together

Parenting. It’s hectic, Complicated. Fatiguing. Wonderful. Meaningful. Frightening. One would think that it would be easier with two people doing it, and it is in many ways. But you can get in battles about everything from who’s the better parent to who cares...
036 SelfWork: The Shame No One Talks About After Sexual Abuse

036 SelfWork: The Shame No One Talks About After Sexual Abuse

In today’s podcast, Dr. Margaret talks about a certain type of shame that’s rarely revealed after sexual abuse. What is that shame? It’s the result of your body responding with arousal during the actual abuse itself. What’s vital to understand...