Tag Archives: Attachment

Your Cat Loves You but Your Dog Loves You More

via GIPHY This morning, while I was lying in bed, our cat sat on my chest, purred and licked my face. It’s a cute little quirk that I love about him. I know our cat loves me in his unique… Continue reading

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Prozac During Pregnancy Could Lead to Autism (Vole Study)

Here is a very alarming study from Rebecca Larke, a researcher in Karen Bales’ lab at UC Davis: Female prairie voles that were given fluoxetine (generic Prozac) during pregnancy gave birth to babies that had significant abnormalities in their oxytocin… Continue reading

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How Birth Trauma Affects Mother and Baby Throughout Life

Mike recently shared his story in the comments on my post The Mother/Baby Attachment Gap. Physical trauma during a C-section led to emotional trauma for him and his parents that he still is dealing with. His back was injured during… Continue reading

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Men May Be Chemically Wired to Avoid Adultery with Friends’ Wives

A University of Missouri study found that the testosterone levels of men dropped when they interacted with the wife of a close friend. What does this mean? Testosterone is the chemical of sexual desire and aggression in both men and… Continue reading

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College Settles with Woman Denied Comfort Guinea Pig

Kendra Velzen received $40,000 from Grand Valley State University because her school refused to let her carry her pet guinea pig everywhere on campus. The 28-year-oldVelzen suffers from depression and uses a pacemaker. Grand Valley State let her keep h… Continue reading

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