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Articles & Essays

Articles & Essays

The Bitter Fruit of Fetishism

At first glance, I did not think twice about the roles that the slain inhabited. They were mostly women, mostly Korean, and "massage parlour" workers. I had imagined that they were middle-aged women looking to make a living by ironing out the knots in the…
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March 17, 2021
Articles & Essays

To My Son: On Death

My Son, To My Son, You're doing it. You're living through a pandemic. You aren't even tall enough to reach the place where we put the TV remote, but you're doing something now that whole generations of people have never had to do. I marvel…
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February 5, 2021
Articles & Essays

Surviving a Marathon (of a Pandemic)

A friend recently asked on a Facebook forum what was good about being single. I replied that the tremendous flexibility to do whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted (especially pre-kids), was one of the best things. But I forgot to mention that a subset of…
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November 25, 2020
Articles & Essays

Article: It’s Not All About Mental Health

I have written the title above as a psychologist whose livelihood stems from serving those who would adamantly disagree with that statement.  And they should.  When you are suffering from mental illness, you begin to realize how much everything we do is intimately connected with…
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October 20, 2020