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Adverse Childhood Experiences and its lifelong consequences

Adverse Childhood Experiences and its lifelong consequences

Unfortunately, some children grow up with maltreatment and household dysfunction. In this post, I will explain how these adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) not only have a negative influence during childhood, but later on in life as well, and I will give some advice about how to prevent these long-lasting negative outcomes. / more

Fathers under stress: Does it sometimes “make sense” to be a bad father?

Fathers under stress: Does it sometimes “make sense” to be a bad father?

In this post, I will posit that growing up in chaotic and unpredictable environments leads to the development of more negative parental attitudes and behaviors in men. I will present supportive evidence for this hypothesis from two samples, and discuss the evolutionary logic behind negative male parental behavior. / more