Love and Relationships

Relationships 101

Dr. Beth Erickson

Relationships 101 – Update on Twins Research, and Father Loss When He Abuses

Dr. Beth ( first spoke with a psychology professor, Dr. Nancy Segal, ( whose life work has been the study of twins. Her most recent book is Born Together, Reared Apart, which details the landmark Minnesota Twins Study. She then spoke with novelist Michael Morris ( about his abusive birth father whom he seldom saw after his parents’ divorce. His grandfather and later his stepfather who adopted him at age 35 filled in the hole in his soul left by the chaos created by his father’s abuse and absence.