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Month: May 2016

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“Why You Will Marry The Wrong Person”

Check out this thought-provoking New York Times Op-Ed by the writer/philosopher  Alain De Botton. He captures some of the inherent agonies of an intimate partnership, where  two crazy people must find a way to accommodate each other. As the comic Mel Brooks said, “The key to marriage is to find someone who can stand you.”   

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“The Trick of Life”

AB: One  aspect of my work week I particularly enjoy  involves teaching  at The Institute for  Family Health in New York,  a family medicine training  program. I work with newly-minted family  doctors, where we address different challenging patient scenarios.   We also   talk about their reactions to problematic  doctor-patient interactions. At one of our seminars,  the residents and I took […]