Are Gay Parents Magic? New Doubts About “No Difference” Hypothesis Between Gay and Straight Households

In academic psychology it is simply accepted that gay parents are "just as good" as heterosexual parents and that children raised in gay households turn out "just as well" as children raised in married, heterosexual households.  Although I do not dispute that there are plenty of bad heterosexual … [Read More...]

“Time to Stop Celebrating ‘Bad Moms'” Says Self-Proclaimed, “Bad Mom Pioneer.”

Kira Davis in The Federalist writes... I am O.G.bad mom, and have been for nearly 15 years now. I was bad mom before bad mom became acceptable. Letting the TV babysit my toddler for hours? Check. Takeout instead of a healthy, home-cooked meal? Check. Doing everything at the last minute? Check. Ha … [Read More...]

New Study: Patient’s Environment May Determine Effectiveness of Antidepressants

It is an open secret in the mental health profession that although antidepressant do have an impact on depression, a large number of depressed patients get little to no relief from antidepressants. … [Read More...]

Over 500 Scholars Hold Press Conference to Promote Positive Value of Humane Vitae

Today, Catholic University of America held a press conference announcing the release of a document drafted by dozens of Catholic scholars and co-signed by over 500 theologians, social scientists, … [Read More...]

Can Christians Have “Healthy Shame” about the Body? (The Answer Isn’t What You Think).

Lisa Madrid Duffy posted a blog about the new sex ed curriculum published by the Pontifical Council for the Family.  (And to be honest, before you ask,  I haven't had a chance to thoroughly review it y … [Read More...]

Major New Research Finds 40% of US Kids Are Poorly Attached–Middle Class Families Included.

--New study reveals why parenting is THE social justice issue of our time.--In a study of 14,000 U.S. children, 40 percent lack strong emotional bonds -- what psychologists call "secure … [Read More...]

You Don’t Need a “Trigger Warning.” You need Treatment.

H/T NYTimes.According to Harvard Psychologist, Dr. Richard McNally...Proponents of trigger warnings are deeply concerned about the emotional well-being of students, especially those with … [Read More...]

The Two Shall Become One: Married People Become BIOLOGICALLY Similar, New Study Says.

In a study presented at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, University of Michigan researcher Shannon Mejia and her team looked at health indicators from 1,568 married … [Read More...]

Surprising (Negative) Effects of The Pill on Behavior, Dating, and Marriage

I am working on a project about some of the lesser-known effects of the birth control pill on a woman's psychological, relational, and behavioral well being. I came across some fascinating, … [Read More...]

Every Child Left Behind: “Smart” Atheism or “Stupid” Faith?

             Catholic children as young as 10 years old are renouncing God and quitting Church, claims a new study by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown … [Read More...]