Tagged: marriage

‘Girls’ Captures 20-Somethings’ Sense of Dislocation

My latest installment of The Media on My Mind: In the early 1970s, a couple who had been together 20 years consulted with me after the husband insisted his wife read Nena and George O’Neill’s “Open Marriage: A New Life Style for Couples” (New York: M. Evans & Co., 1972)… Click here to read the […]

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The Media on My Mind: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 2)

My April column for Clinical Psychiatry News is up. Read it here: “The Media on My Mind: The Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 2)” My last column traced the history of soap opera, from its origins in depression-era radio to its reinvention as a lucrative pop culture phenomenon on daytime network TV. By the 1990s, […]

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The Media on My Mind: The Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 1)

My March column for Clinical Psychiatry News is now online. Read it here: “The Media on My Mind: The Housewives of Beverly Hills (Part 1)” I propose to interpret Housewives as a reinvention of the dolorous domains of past radio and TV soap opera, for these fame- and celebrity-obsessed times… [more]

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