The #1 Conversation Topic for a Great First Date

Research reveals that the number one topic of conversation of a successful first date is the woman.

How "Only Having Eyes" for Your Date Creates Chemistry

Research indicates that when it comes to building chemistry, first date partners are uniquely attracted to others they believe are uniquely attracted to them.

Is Deception in the Eye of the Beholder, or the Deceiver?

Can you tell a liar by looking? Possibly—if you are looking at their eyes. Research reveals the eyes are one of the best indicators of deception.

Is There a Downside to Teenage Popularity—For Parents?

When it comes to the art of deception, practice makes perfect. Parents of popular teens should be aware of the ways in which socialization facilitates deception.

Love Blinds: Why We Miss Dishonesty in Close Relationships

Close relationships offer intimacy, comfort, and security. Unfortunately, they also offer excellent opportunities for deception.

Avoiding Toxic Peers: How Online Friends Become Frenemies

Online friendship involves self-disclosure, which increases vulnerability. When friends become frenemies, disclosed personal information becomes ammunition for cyber-aggression.

When Words Are Deadly Weapons: Michelle Carter´s Conviction

For people who would rather text than talk, words can be more dangerous than sticks and stones. Texting is pervasive and persuasive, facilitating cyber courtship to cyber stalking.

The Relationship Benefits of Going “Facebook Official”

On Facebook, one of the secrets of relational success is publicly disclosing relational status. This digital promise ring reflects stronger, more committed relationships.

Is Your Partner Facebook Cheating?

When your partner is a friend, fan, or follower of a romantic rival, how does such divided attention impact your relationship?

Are You at Risk for an Emotional Online Affair?

Committed partners should not seek emotional fulfillment online. Telling yourself you are “just looking” online puts you at risk for becoming emotionally attached to what you see.

How to Recover From an Online Emotional Affair

Recovery from an online affair requires disabling more than an Internet connection. To rebuild relational trust, a straying partner must disable online emotional connections.

Why Some Couples Can Stay Together Even After Infidelity

Surviving an affair involves active strategies of recovery. One of the most powerful is a faithful partner actively demonstrating forgiveness through acts of grace and kindness.

Match Made in Heaven:Couples Who Pray Together Stay Together

Praying with and for your partner may increase relational commitment and satisfaction and decrease chances of straying.

Online Matchmaking: Where Benevolence Outshines Beauty

The order in which you view online daters' profiles determines how attractive you will find them. Emotionally responsive profiles can be more alluring than attractive photos.

Status Update: Why Does Having Power Promote Promiscuity?

Why do powerful people often become scandalous headlines? Research supports a link between power and infidelity. Confidence increases perceived desirability and approach behavior.

An Eye for a Wandering Eye: Avoiding Promiscuous Partners

Does your partner enjoy meeting new people? Does he or she work the room at business events? Interaction dynamics reveal whether your partner is pursuing business or pleasure.

Online Daters Find Conservative Profiles Very Attractive

With so many fish in the sea, online allure depends on both physical attractiveness and perceived trustworthiness. Learn which types of profiles have both.

Why You Might Forgive Kathy Griffin: “My Bad” V. “I´m Sorry"

Public offenders can be forgiven. Yet is the mea culpa art or artifice? Public apologies that admit guilt, express remorse, and seek forgiveness are more likely to be accepted.

Profiling Online Daters: Short Self-descriptions Are Suspect

Online, when it comes to profiling honesty, short and sweet does not signal sincere. To be believable, brief is not better. Linguistic clues indicate deceptive self description

Online, Too Many Dating Choices Decreases Commitment

For many online browsers, the biggest problem is not dishonesty, but decision-making. Too many choices increases objectification and decreases commitment. So how do you choose?

Moving Online Romance Offline: How Soon Is Too Soon?

How long should you wait to transition online courtship into realtime romance? Because compatibility and chemistry are best judged in person, perhaps sooner rather than later.

Online Dating Photo Fraud: The Person Behind the Profile

Online daters with attractive photos are both distrusted and desired.

Fight or Flight: What Causes Air Rage? The Surprising Answer

Fighting inflight is a dangerous "new normal." Understanding air rage through addressing aired grievances can enhance the ability of airlines to restore the friendly skies.

Site Hardening: Predator-Proof Your Home

Your home is a sanctuary of safety and security. Fortify your walls with common sense and perception. While most of your neighbors are safe, be on alert for those who are not.

How to Avoid "Daring" Behavior

Unlike the innocent childhood game, playing "Truth or Dare" with sexual predators is a lose-lose proposition. Read this before accepting a challenge you will later regret.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Don't Play Truth or Dare

Playing "Truth or Dare," you either disclose personal information, or engage in reckless behavior you usually regret. Sexual predators target individuals who are willing to play.

4 Red Flags That a Stranger May Be Trouble

As strange as it sounds, most strangers are safe — statistically speaking. Yet in a world of distraction and multitasking, learn how to remain aware of those who are not.

5 Ways Predators Will Prey on Your Politeness

Think you can spot a predator while traveling? Here are 5 tips to make sure you can. Take these precautions to ensure that your Spring Break travel is both satisfying and safe.

Climate Change: How to Prevent Workplace Harassment

The workplace is our home away from home; let´s work together to keep it predator-free. Here are some methods of preventing sexual harassment from becoming sexual assault.

Sexual Harassment Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Sexual Harassment: Do you know it when you see it? Many people don´t--including the perpetrators.

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