On the Record
"With society opening up, our attitudes about sex are changing. Adults don't approve of premarital sex ... because when you have sex, it brings a series of unavoidable problems. These problems, as they increase, become society's problems."
Psychologist Deng Jun of Beijing on China's changing outlook on sex. Chicago Sun-Times, Feb. 29
"We're all working really hard to pay for these electronic things that we think we need. But what I know about kids is that it's their relationships that help them grow and develop. And it's not a virtual relationship. It's a real relationship."
Child psychologist Stephanie Pratola, PhD, Salem, Va. The Canadian Press, Feb. 29
"These folks aren't pathological. They're really bright and probably less neurotic than most people. They're not crazy, they're not stupid, you just don't want to be married to one.''
Risk-researcher Keith Johnsgard, PhD, of San Jose State University, in an article on Eliot Spitzer's recent woes. Bloomberg.com, March 13