Stay Connected

Stay Connected

From physical touch to text messaging, staying connected is a basic human need. But some of us prefer more breathing room than others. How close do you want to be?

Attachment vs. Detachment

How much detachment from others is too much detachment?

From Books to MOOCs: The Future of the Higher Education

The changing landscape of the college campus and the great education giveaway.

Field of Intimacy

The physics of love and anguish.

The Good the Bad and the Addicted: Addiction and Normality

Addictive behavior is a pretty good social adhesive until it is not.


All great humorists run towards their pain and their sorrow.

Three Vital Ingredients for Change

When it comes to making a change, connections are key.

How Technological Distractions Destroy Connections

A college student observes how tech interruptions thwart relationships.

The Beauty of a Quickie

Rock your world in 8 minutes a day!

Will You Still Need Me? Will You Still Feed Me?

Look ahead in these 4 ways to assess who you can rely on for your elder years.

Researchers Find Regifting Isn't as Offensive as You Think

New research finds out how both givers and recipients actually feel about it.

Staying Sane While Admitted To An Intensive Care Unit

Powerful tool to avoid ICU psychosis.

Is Everyone Happy but Me?

The true cost of living on Facebook

Is Online Dating as Much Fun as You Thought It Would Be?

A cartoon about how to handle a boyfriend who you've never met.

Are You Killing Your Hope for Lasting Love?

In love, sometimes we're our own worst enemies

The tweets that bond

The social psychology of twitter

Friends Nourish the Body and Soul

Can simply having friends increase your life span?

Craving Connection

We desire relationships because they make us feel important

Sweet Solitude, Part 1: Two Meanings of Alone

Time spent alone is not just about loneliness

8 Ways to Express Love in May

In this lusty month of May, here are some ways to say, "I love you."

When You're a Poor Communicator - How to Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Irresistible and Funny Quotes About Love to Brighten Your Day

Irresistible and Funny Quotes About Love to Brighten Your Day

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

Ninety Percent of High Performers Possess High EQ

How to Overcome Intimacy Fears: Lessons from a Vampire Slayer

Why sharing feelings takes more courage than fighting monsters

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

Are sexual excitement and emotional security always at odds?

Study: Coping with Loneliness at 45+

Volunteer, get more sleep, & have more sex.

Technology and the Loss of Intimacy

Learn how to reconnect with your partner.

Does Facebook Make Us Lonely?

Social media’s contribution to an epidemic of loneliness.

Eliminate or Illuminate the Middleman

The stuff between our ears, and/or between reality and perception

10 Quotations and Reflections on Loneliness

Take comfort in what others have said about loneliness.