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When It Comes To Dating, Do Age Differences Matter?

By Vinita Mehta Ph.D., Ed.M.
A recent study lends insight into age differences in romantic relationships

How Children Make Friends (part 1)

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Showing openness to friendship

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

Connect before You Try to Communicate

By Steven Stosny, Ph.D.
You’re unlikely to “communicate” your way to connection.

Getting Out of Your Silo

By Renee Garfinkel Ph.D.
Seek the chance to interact with people who are very different from you

The Triggers of Sexual Desire: Men vs. Women

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Part 1—Are Male Brains Hard-Wired to See Females as Sex Objects?

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

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

Marriage Angst: Are Single People the Cause?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
The answer to marriage angst you won’t read anywhere else

The Wrong Way—and the Right Way—to Think about Long-Term Commitment and Marriage

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Is marriage worth less if it doesn't last forever?

Beware Of Mistaken Marriage Advice That "All Couples Fight"

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Is fighting normal since we all are imperfect? Or is there a better way?

Relive Your Shared Memories to Revive Your Relationship

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Memories of the way you were can stimulate better couple communication

7 Keys to Long-Term Relationship Success

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
7 keys to making your love last

Relationship Problems? Unlock the Code of Men’s Feelings

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
Research explores the "double bind" that leads to repression.

Seven Types of Physical Affection in Relationships

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
From massaging to hand-holding, which matters most to your relationship?

Finding the Possible in Impossible Relationships

By Dana S. Iyer Ph.D.
Relationships are the paths that lead us to others and to ourselves.

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

The Key to Connecting with Millennials

By Tim Elmore
Positivity with authenticity

Unloved Daughters: 7 Strategies for Dealing with the Wounds

By Peg Streep
Take a pause, and give up on wishful thinking.

Overcoming Loneliness

By Leslie Becker-Phelps Ph.D.
Three steps to easing pain and reconnecting with the world

Connection Repair

By Steven Stosny, Ph.D.
Strategy vs. tactics and maneuvers