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Dr. Larry B. Gelman and/or Dr. Glenn B. Gelman


"Free" Choices

Benefits of Psychological Services 

How Do I Know if Someone I Love has a Bipolar Disorder?

Karma and Dogma

Planting People

The Lucky Thirteen



Marriage Rules

"50-50 Doesn't Work"

"Ain't Gonna Be No Christmas"

"Basic Unit of Reference"

"Can Friends be Lovers?"

"Clay Time"

"Conflict is Healthy"

"Divorce Your Child"


"Friends, The Very Best Of"

"Games People Play"

"Ground Rules for Confrontation"

"Hurt The One You Love"

"Influence, Not Force"

"I've Found Someone Else"

"Jack and Jill"

"Listening, Hearing and Responding"


"Make Up or Break Up"

"No Back Door"

"One Half of Eight"

"Package Deal"

"Perfectly Imperfect"


"Ring A Bell"

"Role Confusion"

"The Big IF"

"The First Family"

"The Three R's"

"Three Little Pigs"

"Time to Say Hello"


"Walking on Eggshells"

"Wedding Rings"

"What's A Prostitute?"

"You Get What You Give"

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