In The News: Couple & Family Therapy Program
Online activities, like maintaining an active online dating profile while in a relationship or following an ex on social media, are blurring the lines of fidelity, making it difficult for individuals and couples to decide what counts as cheating, according to a new Deseret News poll on national attitudes about adultery.
Two people sit together in a restaurant. They appear to be a couple sharing a meal, because they order food, it’s served and they eat. But they’re not speaking to each other. Are they together? “They spent most of their time each on their phones, so much so that I thought I’d missed something, that maybe they’d gotten into a fight when I wasn’t paying attention. They looked so completely disconnected,” Katherine Hertlein says. “And at the end of the meal they got up, held hands and walked out.”
Slate’s Michelle Goldberg has called it “Trump-induced anxiety” and “a national nervous breakdown.”
Call it the post-election blues. In the days since Nov. 8, UNLV’s Center for Individual, Couple and Family Counseling has seen clients who say they’re frightened, upset or worried by the process and outcome of the presidential election.
At the Marriage and Family Therapy Center at UNLV, it's common for students to come in for counseling on personal and relationship issues. But this is the first time UNLV is offering counseling because of an election.
After a bitter campaign season, Americans reacted to the 2016 election results with a mix of emotions that surfaced in protests across the nation, stream-of-consciousness social media posts and messages scribbled on Post-It notes inside a New York City subway tunnel.
For those having trouble navigating through post-election America, University of Nevada, Las Vegas is offering some help.
Feeling down after the Presidential Election? You aren't alone and UNLV is offering students, employees, and anyone else who may be in need a way to cope with the 2016 U.S. election blues.
There’s no manual, no guidebook, no orientation course. But for many mothers, there will come a day when “grandmother” will be added to their maternal resume.
It really does feel like we can’t go long without hearing about another teacher getting caught having sexual relations with a student.
Alison's husband knew she was having an affair. After all, she'd confessed the whole thing.
Kendra Sunderland has become something of a celebrity in her hometown of Salem, Oregon. Last year, the 19-year-old says she would be stopped for autographs, which she loved, and guys often asked for pictures. But mostly, she says, “People would recognize me and stare. And I was kinda like, ‘Yeah, I’m that girl. It’s OK, you can talk to me like a normal person.’ But they all just really stare.”