Your Partner Cheated, Now What?

In infidelity's aftermath, you may feel like your world has been shattered. As you take a breath, here are some steps to help you cope and find a path forward.

8 Tips for Facing Someone You Hate

Almost all of us must interact with people we can't stand, occasionally or on a regular basis. Here are some tools for emerging from these situations with your sanity intact.

7 Signs You're Better Off Alone

We often stay in not-great relationships because of inertia. Wondering if you're better off alone? Here are some signs to get you thinking.

Seven In-the-Moment Tools to Lessen Anxiety

Are your tools for managing stress and anxiety getting stale? It's time to try something new.

Are Narcissists More Likely to Be Abusive?

The public's understanding of narcissism is growing, and many people see how it can be a challenging trait in a partner. But does it increase the likelihood of abuse? Read on.

Should You Go to Couples Therapy?

Lots of people waver on whether they should take the plunge and see a couples therapist. Might it be time for you and your partner? Here are some clues.

How to Deal When a Friend's Success Leaves You in the Dust

Most of us want to be happy for our friend's successes. But when they hit us where it hurts, weathering the disruption can be tough. Here's how to handle it.

Five Common Friendship Challenges for Children

No child's social life is perfect, and friendship dilemmas are common. Navigating them healthily can make the difference in your child's long-term happiness. Here's how to help.

Five Embarrassing Things That Therapy Can Help With

Many people believe that therapy is just for specific mental health disorders. But many everyday concerns—including those rarely spoken about—can be helped by it as well.

18 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

The more love, the better. But love can often blind you to differences that need to be worked out before the wedding. Here are some unexpected things to think about.

11 Surprising Things Good Friendships Do for You

Do you tend to think of your social life as a luxury to be pushed aside when things get busy? You might want to treat it like a crucial health issue. Read on for why.

7 Relationship Boosters You Can Use Today

Keeping a good relationship strong or getting a relationship back on track starts with the smallest of steps. Want some simple daily actions to increase your connection? Read on.

8 Tips for Tackling Political Stress Now

Many people are feeling an unprecedented amount of stress in the current political climate. Want to stay active and informed without getting burned out? Here's where to start.

6 Lies You Must Stop Telling Yourself

Some little white lies—even to ourselves—are harmless. But others become defining aspects of our dysfunction. Are you deceiving yourself with the narratives you've adopted?

This Is How Controlling Partners Disguise Their True Selves

Certain characteristics of new relationships are meant to make us happy. What happens when they serve to cover up controlling behavior?

5 Ways to Stop Catastrophizing

In anxiety-ridden times, it is easy to begin believing the absolute worst-case scenario. Here's how to stay strong and fight it.

Ask Yourself This Question to Better Meet Your Goals

If you keep coming up short when trying to meet goals, you might want to give this theory a look.

5 Ways Money Issues Can Ruin Relationships

Issues surrounding money are one of the most common conflicts within relationships, even where there is plenty of love. Here are five ways that money damages partnerships.

4 Principles Keeping You Together, for Better or Worse

A new book explains how those dusty Psychology 101 theories shed light on your behavior and your relationships.

9 Questions You Have to Ask When Someone Lets You Down

When we've lost faith in someone, it can be difficult to move forward. Wondering how to salvage a relationship? Here are nine things to consider.

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

Are you stuck in a friendship rut? Not enough friends, or too many superficial friends or toxic friends? Try these steps to work toward the relationships you've wanted.

5 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself

Do you frequently struggle with meeting your goals? Do you feel trapped in a rut where you're your own worst enemy? These are five common ways people sabotage themselves.

The Whole Foods Cake Case: Why Do People Fake Victimhood?

What would motivate a person to create a hoax and claim victimhood, like what's assumed in the Whole Foods cake case? Several factors are likely at play.

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Few actively choose to become bitter, hardened people. But in the face of pain, it can sometimes feel hard to prevent. Here are some tricks to help you stay open to life.

6 Red Flags to Watch Out for in Any Relationship

Emotional intimacy is crucial to a loving and lasting relationship. Here are some signs it is suffering, and a resource to try to get it back.

7 Steps to Breaking Free of a Controlling Partner

Here's how to figure out what to do when you discover your partner meets the criteria.

Do This One Thing for Increased Happiness in the New Year

Not the resolution type? Overwhelmed by lists of things to accomplish? Try one simple thing in the new year that is bound to make a measurable difference in your daily mindset.

6 Ways to Squash Kids' Materialism This Holiday

Too often, the grab for gifts brings out an ugly underbelly of the holidays. Do you want your family's focus to be more on relationships instead of stuff? Read on.

6 Tips for Avoiding Family Drama

Every holiday, family tensions can cause more indigestion than that lumpy gravy. Here are six concrete steps to help you increase your enjoyment of the day.

7 Ways to Make Your Most Difficult Conversations Easier

The need to talk about something difficult can fill us with anxiety. Here are important factors to consider when planning the interaction.