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By: Megan Lundgren, LMFT For those who gamble their hard-earned money on the lottery, one big question must be asked: Is winning the lottery really the key to happiness? The short answer? No. Here’s why. A famed 1978 study by Philip Brickman, Dan Coates, and Ronnie Janoff-Bulman at NorthWestern University and the University of Massachusetts indicated […]

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  by Megan Lundgren, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist In this holiday season, many couples may escape to vacation getaways for relaxation and a taste of luxury. But should couples consider making their vacation plans a little more adventurous if they want to spark intimacy in their relationship? In her long-term study on 373 married […]

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 by Megan Lundgren, LMFT   Is it possible to be deeply committed to your spouse and intensely desire one another throughout the years? Recall your first crush: the exhilarating high, the twitterpated racing heartbeat, and the rush of insecurity about whether they felt similarly about you. In her bestselling book Mating In Captivity (2006), Esther […]

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