How do personality characteristics, like narcissism, influence the quality of romantic relationships? The challenge of dating a narcissist becomes clear from its associations with a variety of problem-inducing behaviors.
What differentiates flirting from friendly banter? Research reveals how accurately people interpret flirting and provides some clues to help decipher the often tricky code of interpersonal conversation.
The transition from dating to marriage often includes a period of pre-marital cohabition, but is living together a smart choice for dating couples? A nuanced look at the literature reveals important information for individuals wondering if this is the right "next step."
Relationship cycling is known to be dangerous in dating relationships, but what happens if those relationships transition into cohabitation or marriage? Does everything settle into a happy, satisfying relationship?
Life offers ups, downs, and all sorts of unexpected turns. Can your relationship endure through difficult times? Compare your relationship’s patterns with the patterns that scientific study has revealed are typical of resilient relationships.