Goodbye, Good Little Girl Syndrome

The decades of the ad men weren’t pretty

Typing and steno skills, plus knowing how to cook, clean and do laundry were all a woman needed in her limited existence.

No longer did housewives find their psychological questions answer by “The Answer Man” or “Mr. Anthony” on the radio. Now, they had real, flesh-and-blood psychologists responding to their tales of woe on radio and TV.

Dr. Farrell is a psychologist, WebMD consultant, SAG/AFTRA member, author, interested in film, writing & health. Website:

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