Keeping the Spark Alive

Keeping the Spark Alive

Yes, there will come a time when your mate seems less and less exciting. For many couples, this marks the true beginning of their relationship.

How to Land the Job

By Lynn Taylor
Use your unique selling proposition to stand out from the crowd.

Love's lost labors

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
With commercialization and automation, less reasons to marry.

Midwife Crisis: It's The Economy Stupid

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Don't necessarily take divorce so personally; there are larger factors afoot.

Sculpt Your Partner: Be Like Mike (Michaelangelo)

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.
The Michaelangelo Phenomenon may not be what you think.

5 Principles of Effective Couples Therapy

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

What’s Your Intimacy Quotient?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Take a 6-question quiz to find out how capable you are of intimacy

7 Keys to a Healthy and Happy Relationship

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
7 ways your relationship can reach its potential

Coming Home

By Mindy Greenstein Ph.D.
Would we ever have fun again?

In His Eyes: The Light, The Heat

By Maureen Seaberg
Drummer Manu Katché and his personal concert light show

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

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

Keeping Marriage Alive with Affairs, Asexuality, Polyamory, and Living Apart

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Rather than stretching marriage beyond recognition, why not live single?

Repairing Relationship Rips

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Mend your relationship RIPS and experience deeper intimacy.

Where Does The Resentment Come From?

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Reckless courtship comes back to bite you.

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

Irresistible and Funny Quotes About Love to Brighten Your Day

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Irresistible and Funny Quotes About Love to Brighten Your Day

Do You Do These 4 Things When Your Marriage is Stressed?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
A strong relationship helps you weather almost any crisis.

Do Women Make More Romantic Compromises Than Men Do?

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
The age factor.

6 Ways to Re-Ignite Your Relationship

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Need to reignite that spark? Here's how.

Can Passion and Security Coexist? Reflections on Cronenberg’s "A Dangerous Method"

By Craig Malkin PhD
Reflections on Cronenberg’s "A Dangerous Method"

The Gray Divorcee

By Laura Betzig Ph.D.
On Ending Up Unmarried

Sex and Fifty Shades of the City

By Stephen Snyder M.D.
Carrie Bradshaw's mysterious encounter with a spray of dirty water.

Nobel Prize Winner Weighs In On “Don’t Worry; Be Happy”

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Kahneman: Nothing is as good or bad as it seems when you're thinking about it.

4 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Alive

By Amie M. Gordon PhD
A few scientifically-based tips that may help your relationship thrive.

Do You Mate Like a Cavewoman?

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon on how to use paleontology to dump a guy.

Listening with Your Heart

By Jamie Turndorf Ph.D.
How to use your ears to resolve your conflicts.

Women: Does Orgasm Give You A Hangover?

By Marnia Robinson
Research reveals lingering postcoital cycle in women.

High Octane Relationships: What Makes Them Soar?

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Tips for Happier and Healthier Relationships in Your High Octane Life

Can the "Novelty Habit" Boost a Couple's Commitment?

By Meg Selig
True or false? Couples that play together stay together.

If and When to Have Your Babies: The Happiness Measure

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
At what age do children make parents happy?

Are You Moving Forward or Just Running in Place?

By Diane Dreher Ph.D.
Why we need creative growth.

Couples Therapy: The Four Questions

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
What to check out before you trust that marriage counseling will help you.

Are We Talking the Same Language? How Communication Styles Can Affect Relationships

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Figuring Out if You and Your Partner Are Speaking the Same Language

How I Got My Ex Back: The "Oh Sh*t" moment...

By Rachel Clark
What happens when a science writer inspects her own divorce (Part 1)

Baby Come and LIght My Fire!

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
For women, exercise is to sex what sparks are to fire.

How to Live Together: A Relationship Between Time and Space

By David Finch
Shacking up? Here are a few simple tips for successful cohabitation.