Our Autumnal Years: Coming Back Home
Eliza Yong, Psy.D., Jayan Warrier, Psy.D. and William Bergquist, Ph.D. [Note: This is an edited excerpt from Awakening Spring in …
Developmental Life Stages of Singaporeans
In working as a professional psychologist in Singapore, it is important to keep in mind the specific developmental phase through …
Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships–VII. The Marker Event: Establishing a Commitment as a Couple
The defining moment in the life of a couple is critical as a way of defining an orienting difference.
Living in the Garden: What Went Wrong and What Next?
The first couple’s first meeting was so beautiful and so romantic! With such a start, what can possibly go wrong? …
Love Lingers Here: Intimate Enduring Relationships — Essay I: Couples in Transition
Two people do not simply come together and “live happily ever after”. As couples, we are constantly changing and maturing, not just because both individuals in the relationship are changing and maturing, but also because the couple, as a separate third entity, must itself undergo changes.
The Role of Culture in Human Development
We speak admiringly of the “self-made man,” and at times seem to emulate a cult of the individual. However, we did not make ourselves, and even the mind which thinks such thoughts originates and exists in a collective.