The Thought Process That Can Ruin a Relationship

It's fulfilling to feel secure in your intimate relationship, but the more you seek that fulfillment, the more problematic that relationship may become.

What Your Face Is Telling the World About You

We are constantly judged by our facial appearance. Although you can’t change your basic features, you do have the ability to change the messages your face communicates.

You Know You Need More Sleep, This May Be the Way to Get It

Experts say we’re all sleep deprived, but it’s possible that those experts are creating the very deprivation they’re trying to prevent.

The Dark (and Ruthless) Side of Mental Toughness

We tend to believe mental toughness can be helpful in many life situations. But it can turns into ruthlessness in those with Dark Triad traits.

Do You (or Your Partner) Always Need to Have the Last Word?

During an argument, it’s a natural temptation to want to have the last word. But that last word may not be the best word for the good of your relationship.

Do You Flirt More Than You Realize?

Whether or not you intend to, you may be sending out signals that you’re sexually available. See which of the 5 flirting types fits your own behavior.

10 Ways to Know That It's Time to Go

Sometimes it's hard know when it’s time to leave. These 10 tips will help you figure out the best way to make an exit.

The Best Way to Move on After a Breakup

Getting over the end of your relationship can be a difficult process, but finding the silver lining will help you move on.

Do Narcissists of a Feather Flock Together?

Narcissists can be attractive in the short-term, but maintaining a long-term friendship with a narcissist puts a strain on almost everyone. Are you up for the challenge?

Making a Good Impression Depends on Who You Want to Impress

If you had your choice, would you rather seem warm and caring or knowledgeable and intelligent? To pick the best strategy, consider who it is you’re trying to impress.

How to Get Along with People You Just Don’t Like Very Much

As hard as you try, you may find it impossible to get along with certain family members, coworkers, or acquaintances. This simple guide will give you the tricks you need.

6 Ways to Turn Someone Down, Politely

A favor is a category of altruistic behavior, and as such, we should be particularly pleased when one is offered. Not all favors are wanted. How do you say no?

Why Arguing Can (and Should) Make You Closer

Conflict in relationships is often a situation people try their best to avoid. The more time you spend trying to work it through, the more it may actually increase your intimacy.

The Surprising Psychology of Baby Naming

Your name was, in all likelihood, selected by your parents and you, in turn, will select names for the kids you decide to have. Here's what might influence that decision

Can an Introvert Ever Change?

If you’re an introvert and wish you weren’t, this new research will show you how to change. All it takes is determination and a specific plan of action.

3 Ways to Predict a Partner Could Be Unfaithful

A partner who is faithful, all other things being equal, is one who will make you happier. This 3-part checklist will help you spot the danger signs.

10 Ways to Learn to Like Yourself Better

Do you constantly think about how you could be nicer, more attractive, or just better in general? Learning to accept yourself as you are is just 10 simple steps away.

Just How Different Are Cat People and Dog People?

The commonly held belief that cat people and dog people differ in fundamental ways, put to the test in earlier research, may need to be revisited.

3 Steps to Take Stock of Your Relationship

Whether your relationship is in its early, middle, or late stages, you can benefit from taking stock of how it's going. These 3 steps will help you fix what's fixable.

What Narcissists See in the Mirror

Why do narcissists tend to view themselves in the most positive light possible?

Seven Ways to Create Your Own Successful Aging Pathway

It’s all too easy to accept a defeatist attitude about getting older, especially in a society that equates youth with beauty and intellectual prowess. These 7 strategies can help.

Why the Person Closest to You Needs to Have Your Back

We all need others to help us through life’s tough times. For men and women, the scripts of who helps who and when may prove to be very different.

The One Key Way to Finding Joy in Your Job

Work occupies a large percentage of everyone’s day, whether your workplace is an office, factory, hospital, or home. This one key element will help you get the most out of yours.

The Amazing Facts Behind the Type A Personality

It’s the personality type we love to hate. However, the Type A personality may not be as lethal as you’ve been led to believe.

7 Basic Rules for Hugging

We hug people we love, but to what extent is it ok to hug someone you barely know? These 7 rules will help you decide when and who to hug.

Do You Keep Score in Your Relationships?

Conflicts in close relationships are perhaps unavoidable. However, are you making things worse by constantly keeping a tally of who’s supposed to do what and when?

How Healthy are Your Defense Mechanisms?

Everyone uses defense mechanisms but not everyone uses the same ones. Your ability to use the more mature ones may turn out to protect your health.

When Only One Partner Thinks a Couple's in Trouble

Believing that your relationship is going well, and then having your relationship go well, may be two different things. It may benefit you to pay heed to these warning signs.

3 Steps to Giving Difficult (and Unwanted) Advice

You want to correct someone else’s behavior with the intention of helping them become “better,” but to do so may threaten their self-esteem. Here’s how to help and not hurt.

How Naked Would You Get to Get Attention?

How far people will go when they get naked may seem to reflect simple exhibitionism. The reality is that exhibitionism reflects far more complex ways to seek social recognition.