April 20, 2018 | Rome, Italy | °C
The American: For Italy & the World

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Psych Dept.

Elaine Luti

Elaine is a Rome-based psychotherapist in who has been in private practice for more than 30 years.

Learning from bread

Making good bread is painstaking, and some of its principles apply to the concept of growth itself.

Condominium blues

In Rome, every building has its own patron saint of troublemaking, and he's always right.

Annoying at any age

Some parents unfairly bash their kids for misbehaving in endless airport lines. But who wouldn’t be bored, if not exasperated?

The mind and the matter

Making holiday cookies and decorations, very much manual labor, can have significance deeper than the simple joy of their making.

Home economics

Despite feminism and greater movement toward gender equality, a mother's role still lacks vital social (and financial) prestige.

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