A New Way to Deal with the Needy and the Narcissistic

It can be a challenge to have to reassure the incessantly needy and narcissistic person. New research shows how to help you, and them, break out of their clingy habits.

Five Ways to Fit in with Just About Any Crowd

There are times for individuality but other times when you want to blend into the crowd. New research on conformity and mental health suggests how to gain acceptance.

A New Way to Predict Whether Your Partner Will Be Unfaithful

Being able to figure out how faithful your partner will be would seem to be a worthwhile goal. New research suggests a pretty simple, “skin-deep” method.

Here's What Successful Narcissists Do to Earn Your Trust

We may find it difficult to live with narcissists, but this doesn’t prevent us from trusting a grandiose stranger. New research shows what it is about them that’s so compelling.

How to Stand up to the People Who Step All Over You

In ordinary social interactions, there’s the expectation that you respect boundaries. A new article suggests what to do when your boundaries are violated.

9 Ways to Test and Improve Your Emotional Control

One of the key features of human relationships is the ability to regulate your emotional expression. A new tool for measuring 9 emotion regulation methods provides important tips.

The Two Faces of Narcissism in Romantic Relationships

Narcissists are attractive in the short-run but in long-term, their grandiosity leads to problems. New research shows how narcissism’s two faces predict relationship quality.

The One Male Behavior That Irritates Women the Most

A man who presumes he knows more than the women around him can, without realizing it, engage in this one behavior sure to annoy his female companions. New research shows why.

New Research Shows an Easy Way to Help Improve Your Memory

There’s memory for the past and memory for the future, or what you need to do. This new perspective based on cognitive style can help you improve both without much effort at all.

5 Bad Ways and 5 Good Ways to End a Relationship

It’s never easy to end a relationship and, as a result, people often get into emotional trouble when they try.

Love at First Sight: New Research on Who's Attracted to Whom

Whether or not you believe in love at first sight, there’s a case to be made for instant attraction. New research on speed-dating shows how personality affects romantic choices.

The Mindset That Makes It Hard to Admit You're Wrong

People make mistakes all the time, but for many of us, admitting to them is painful and hard. Figuring out how to apologize can at least get you on the right pathway.

Mistakes Don't Have to Be Setbacks: 3 Ways to Be Resilient

It’s never pleasant to make mistakes but they don't have to ruin your life. New research on resilience shows 3 ways to keep little things that go wrong from becoming a big deal.

10 Ways to Make It Through Your Life’s Transitions

We are all, perhaps, creatures of habit so when we’re forced to change, it can be tough. Using these 10 tips, you’ll be able to handle whatever changes life throws your way.

Male Body Image and Neckties: What's the Relationship?

What a man's necktie says about his personality may not be exactly what you'd expect. Research on the male body image sheds light on this part of a man's clothing selections.

Does Your Body Language Give You Away?

It’s widely known that your body language provides a window into your thoughts. Control that language, with guidance from this new research, to improve your relationships.

The Hubris Hypothesis

All other things being equal, we like optimists more than pessimists. However, as shown by research on the hubris hypothesis, optimism can have unexpected negative consequences.

13 Ways to Turn Insecurities Into Relationship Strengths

Recognizing your weaknesses doesn’t have to get in the way of your relationship satisfaction, according to new research on the value of self-security.

Is Your Smile Getting You Into Trouble?

We tend to believe that a simple smile is enough to grease the social wheels of life. New research shows when suppression may be the better, and kinder, part of valor.

What Happens When Narcissism Turns Malignant

Narcissism is one of the Dark Triad traits that also include psychopathy and Machiavellianism. New research that sadism brings its own unique contribution to the equation.

A Faster Way to Help Determine Who’s Psychopathic

It certainly is of great value to be able to sniff out a psychopath. There are many possible tests and quizzes; the latest entry promises to be the quickest, and maybe the best.

7 Ways to Annoy the Boss (and Why You Should Avoid Them)

Striving for success in your career may mean nothing more than succeeding at work. Getting those good job ratings can be in reach if you steer clear of these pitfalls.

5 Steps to Get Anyone to Open Up to You

Curiosity about other people is a natural part of the human condition. Using knowledge from new research on persuasion, you can satisfy that curiosity with these 5 steps.

The 3 Pathways to Empathy in Close Relationships

Most of us believe we're pretty good at reading the moods of our partners. New research shows how we can improve our pathways to empathy by separating truth from bias.

Research Suggests How to Declutter the Mind

Do the same thoughts keep rummaging through your mind, and not in a productive way? New research shows how to mentally declutter these troubling distractions and feel better.

6 Ways to Deal With an Insincere Suck-Up

Are you annoyed by a suck-up who just seems insincere and ingratiating? These 6 tips, based on new research on ingratiation, will help you tune in, and out, to their manipulation.

A Powerful New Way to Discover Who’s Lying to You

New research suggests how to detect the liars lurking in your life.

5 Sure Ways to Ruin a Relationship

Relationships that seem to be going well may, without your knowledge, be in trouble. New research on narcissism in relationships shows how to avoid the most common traps.

8 Ways to Find Inspiration When You Need It Most

There are times in life when we could all use some inspiration. New research provides 8 tips to help you move and motivate yourself.

How to Listen with All Four of Your Ears

Your communication to others may depend on which message you’re hoping they receive.

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