Compatibility Collisions

Compatibility Collisions

Not every couple is a perfect match—but that doesn't mean you can't last.

Will Your Marriage Last?

By Aviva Patz

The first two years predict marital success.

Compatibility Matters

By Thomas G Plante Ph.D., ABPP
The secret to a happy relationship?

Some Mates Really Are Wrong

By Rebecca Webber
When to call it quits.

The Novelty Effect

By Meg Selig
Do couples that play together stay together?

Tit for Tat!

By Vikki Stark M.S.W., M.F.T.
The prisoner's dilemma in couples

Is It More Important to Be Good for Someone or Right for Someone?

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Is romantic fit more about being good enough or "right"?

How to Overcome an Impasse in Childbearing Decisions

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Divided we stand.

Couples Agreeing to Disagree: What’s It Really About?

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Expert advice on why we hate disagreement, and how to live with it.

Why a Little Conflict Can Improve a Relationship

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Staying together may mean keeping apart — a little bit, anyway