Psychology Today Vol. 46 No. 6

52 The Power of No There’s a lot to be said for the power of Yes. But No, wielded wisely, is an affirmation of self; it helps us set limits with others and reach our goals. It is difficult to dish out, even more difficult to receive. Yet without it, we’re no more than Pillsbury dough boys. Plus, How to Find Your Voice.
BY JUDITH SILLS,PH.D

62 The Problem with Rich Kids Some find it hard to believe, but the offspring of the affluent-plagued by both internalizing and external­ izing disorders-are now more distressed than other young people.
BYSUNIYA S.LUTHAR, PH.D

70 Do I Make You Uncomfortable? The instincts that safeguard us from disease may also propel our worst social biases -not to mention violence around the globe. Understanding their origins is key to fostering tolerance for all.
BYRICKCHILLDT

78 A Conception Conundrum Sperm donation is a great resource for infertile adults. But no one ever imagined their off­ spring would be caught up in genetic bewilderment.
Is the free-sperm underground the solution?
BY JENNIFER BLEYER

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