Make a Good Relationship Great

Make a Good Relationship Great

Most couples focus on avoiding conflict, but happy couples see the positives. They provide support and take the focus off the partner.

The Internet Impact: Always Right but Never There

By Julie K Hersh
A hike in the Pecos Wilderness gives new insight to the art of conversation

What’s Your Love Language?

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
What makes each of you feel especially loved?

Anxiety and Relationships Part 3: Rediscovering Why Part of the Work Should Be Play

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
The importance of fun in relationships.

Improving your relationship: LUV LTRS and other digital quickies

By Anne K Fishel Ph.D.
How texting can improve romance

On staying faithful -- in Hollywood and elsewhere

By Stephen Snyder M.D.
Let's cut 22-year-old Kristen Stewart some slack, OK?

How to Have a Happy, Long-Term Partnership (With or Without “Marriage”)

By Lynn E. O’Connor Ph.D.
Five simple rules can make a big difference

In Family Relationships, Respect May Be Even More Crucial than Love

By Peter Gray
Love is not all you need, nor all your spouse or child needs; consider respect.

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.

Life Lessons From My Cat

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
The problem was I had been following the Golden Rule

Relationship Blind Spots

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
How to avoid repeating the same arguments.

Anxiety and Relationships Part 2: A Lover's Work Is Never Done

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
Why relationships are a full-time job.

Clear Needless Emotional Clutter From Your Relationships

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
These 5 small but provocative words invite unpleasant bickering and fighting

Five Reasons Men Go Silent, and What to Do About It (Part Two)

By Shawn T. Smith Psy.D.
Is it time to make some noise in your relationship?

Are You Poisoning Your Marriage or Intimate Relationships And Don’t Even Know it?

By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D.
... and the 5 antidotes you need to save it.

Unsolicited Advice: I Hate It, You Hate It, and so Do Your Kids

By Peter Gray
Why do we especially dislike unsolicited advice from loved ones?

How Do I Love Thee (When You're Bipolar)?

By Terri Cheney
Do's and Don'ts For Loving A Bipolar Person

Stewing in Infidelity: Factors that cause and ameliorate cheating

By Kristine Keller M.A.
What makes people cheat and can we do anything to prevent it?

Three reasons why mindfulness meditation helps relationships

By Marsha Lucas Ph.D.
Three reasons why mindfulness meditation helps relationships

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

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

In Love, Little Things Mean a Lot

By Meg Selig
It's almost Valentine's Day. Ready for a relationship resolution?

Bipolar Makes People Perfect

By Tom Wootton
Bipolar may be the fastest path to perfection known to man!

Why Do We Flirt?

By Sean M. Horan Ph.D.
It's not always about sex.

Anxiety and Relationships Part 1: Kissing a Few Frogs

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
How dating turns us into worry warts.

Sculpt Your Partner: Be Like Mike (Michaelangelo)

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

Four Simple Ways You Can Enhance Your Relationships

By Clifford N Lazarus Ph.D.
Nourish Your Marriage With Four Simple Ingredients

Cooperation, Not Compromise, Builds Relationships

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Building balanced relationships

Soulmate Love and Authentic, Egoless Relationship

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Soulmates, authenticity and egoless love

Perfect for Me: How to Idealize Your Partner for Relationship Health

By Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Ph.D.
Does idealizing your romantic partner poison or protect the relationship?

Are You Really Ready for Couples Counseling?

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
When one spouse has a foot out the door

7 Keys to a Healthy and Happy Relationship

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

Five Keys to Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence

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

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

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

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

10 Steps for Arguing Instead of Fighting

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
A ten-step plan for discussing issues without a meltdown.

Relationship Repair: 10 Tips for Thinking LIke a Therapist

By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W.
If Freud can do it so can you

4 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Alive

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

The 12 Ties that Bind Long-Term Relationships

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Which relationships stand the test of time, and why?

The neuroscience of déjà vu

By Jordan Gaines Lewis
Déjà vu: brain tricks, or predicting the future?

Sexless in Nebraska: Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones in "Hope Springs"

By Stephen Snyder M.D.
Even though the problem involves sex, it's often really just about feelings

Sexual healing that won't break your nose

By Stephen Snyder M.D.
If you hit someone in a sensitive place, they won't feel like making love

Sex Without Responsibility

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Is no strings attached unrealistic?

Mad Men Withdrawal

By Stephanie Newman Ph.D.
Missing your favorite characters?

Using Blame Pushes People Away

By Carl Alasko Ph.D.
And why blaming isn't necessary

Would You Like to Be the Partner I Want You to Be?

By Mel Schwartz L.C.S.W.
Ending the right/wrong argument for good

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

What Does Your Child Need From You?

By Elizabeth Elizardi M.Ed., MAPP
Three tips for creating a flourishing family

Can our daily activities make us happier today AND tomorrow?

By Ryan T. Howell Ph.D.
The more a person engages in eudaimonic behaviors the happier they are.