How Compatible Are You?

How Compatible Are You?

Is it time to redefine compatibility? It isn't something that you have, it's something that you make. And the interaction between biology and behavior has a lot to do with it.

How to Optimize Your Relationship: The 70/70 Compromise

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
If there's a "magic bullet" for resolving couples conflict, what is it?

Go Ahead. Demand Uber-compatibility!

By Christine Meinecke Ph.D.
Try it, if you must. Then do what actually works.

Staying Compatible by Staying Yourself

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
Ways to Avoid Losing Yourself in a Relationship

A Better Marriage (or Relationship), Part III

By Mark Banschick M.D.
Love in the nooks and crannies

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

Rather Partial: The Delicate Art of Clinging Right

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Love means letting go of self-sufficiency, risking reliance on others.

Flirtation? Crush? Emotional Affair? Affair?

By Gina Barreca Ph.D.
Why your definition of "just fooling around" matters.

5 Principles of Effective Couples Therapy

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Make your relationship work by following these 5 basic principles

11 Ways That Active Listening Can Help Your Relationships

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Put active listening together with empathy to improve your relationships

Does Compatibility Predict Marriage Success?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Research suggests how to look ahead to see if your marriage will hit trouble.

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

Will Your Relationship go Farther if You're Similar, or Do Opposites Attract?

By Donna Barstow
What attracts him to you? This cartoon tells how one couple met.

Five Reasons Why Relationships Fail

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Ph.D.
Blame it on your personality (or your partners')

The Better Marriage

By Mark Banschick M.D.
It May Not Be Over. Technologies For A Better Relationship.

Star-crossed lovers: When NOT to trust an intuition of compatibility

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.
Do you see risk for psychological abuse in your relationship as compatibility?

The Top 10 Relationship Myths and Why They're Myths

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
... and the surprising ways each of them goes wrong.

Sex Wars: How Do Women and Men REALLY Feel About Each Other? (Part Two)

By Stephen A. Diamond Ph.D.
Why are gender relations so stormy?

The Meaning of Life, According to Twilight, Is Love, Only Love

By Mikhail Lyubansky Ph.D.
Twilight tells us the meaning of life is love. Is the message anti-feminist?

The secrets we speak: How what we say reveals secret clues about who we are

By Jared DeFife Ph.D.
What can a few simple words expose about you and your relationships?

Is Your Financial Partnership Organized or Hilarious?

By Regina Leeds
How compatible are you financially?

Avoid These Common Mistakes Men Make About Women

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Common sense tips to improve your relationship.

Magical Friendship-Making Moments

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Close friendships can come with big life changes

The Other Porn Experiment

By Gary Wilson
What can informal control groups of former porn users show us?

If Dads helped more, would Moms have more babies?

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
A look at factors influencing fairness and family size.

Compatibility: The Secret Ingredient to a Happy Relationship?

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
Many people are boneheaded in their choices of life partners

From Sibling Rivalry to Family Harmony

By Lynne Griffin R.N., M.Ed.
Secrets lie in creating a climate of cooperation and kindness

The Habits of Highly Successful Meditators

By Robert Puff Ph.D.
Learn to Train Without Strain During Meditation