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Lessons to Help You Get the Love You Want
Alexandra Solomon Ph.D.
The news cycle is full of stories about abuses of power, yet we overlook the subtle and meaningful ways that power dynamics are an integral aspect of our intimate relationships.
Most couples experience problems with sexual desire at least some of the time. Here's why the holiday season can exacerbate libido troubles—and what helps.
Feeling nervous about an upcoming family gathering? The seven C's of Thanksgiving can help you prepare you, body, mind, and spirit for any family dynamics that come your way.
Today's dating landscape is full of possibility and complexity. A professor who teaches a course on love suggests five ways to stay optimistic and empowered in the dating world.
Love is messy and sometimes it pulls our hearts in two directions at once. A couples therapist offers three questions you can use to resolve your love triangle.
Professor and relationship expert shares the #1 quality to look for in a romantic partner and two tools you can use to figure out whether the person you're dating has it or not.
Young adults want their parents to talk with them about the complexities of romantic relationships. The "Marriage 101" professor shares some questions to help you get started.
A new report from Harvard indicates that millennials long to talk with their parents about romantic relationships. Here's how to get your intergenerational love dialog started.
Are you trying to make a choice between what's best for your love life and what's best for your career?
At the heart of every relationship is the same core desire. We want to matter. Try this simple "little p presence" practice which gives your kids what they need most.
Love means never having to say "I'm sorry," right? Wrong! Follow these tips for overcoming this common relationship stumbling block.
For love to thrive, both partners must commit to creating the conditions for intimacy. That means being mindful of what we say, even when we are mad.
Thinking about making a New Year's resolution? Here are 6 reasons why you should prioritize the health of your romantic relationship and ring in the new year with couples therapy.
Unsure how your family will make it through Thanksgiving after the 2016 election? A family therapist explains how to stay connected during this tender and uncertain time.
Did you and your partner cancel out each other's votes in the presidential election? If so, here are some ways to bridge that difference and find your way back to common ground.
It takes guts to admit that you don't have it all figured out when it comes to love, but being a student of love goes a long ways to creating an amazing relationship.
How do you reconcile the romanticized images of love portrayed in the media with the lived experiences of being in an intimate relationship? Let self-awareness be your guide.
Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D., is an assistant clinical professor in Northwestern University’s Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy program.