Trust Matters

Trust Matters

Can you rely on others? That ability may affect your relationships and our happiness in more ways than you think.

When You Don't Like (or Trust) Your Parent's New Mate

Susan Newman Ph.D.
10 Helpful adjustments you can make.

How to Ask for Help

Toni Bernhard J.D.
Learn to communicate skillfully with others so you can get the help you need.

Prayers for the Perfect

River Jordan
Praying and judgment mix like oil and water.

Distance Is the New Closeness

Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
Why does geographical distance increase romantic closeness?

Is Your Partner a Liar?

Mark Banschick M.D.
Are you involved with a liar?

Does He Need To Know, part 2

Vance Z. Johnson M.D.
There is great power in denial. There is great danger too.

What it Really Means to Be Loving

Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
How to get past your own defenses and learn to build a real relationship.

Six Truths About Depression

Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
Understanding and overcoming depression

7 Keys to Long-Term Relationship Success

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

Do Americans Trust Too Much?

Ronald E Riggio Ph.D.
Do we trust too much? Are we easy targets for deception and being cheated?

What happens when you can't trust your college?

Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Should your college career be public record?

What Drives Jealousy?

Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
The real reason we get so jealous and how we can better deal with it

Do People with ADHD Cheat More?

Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Could a gene variation influence infidelity?

Four Steps to Relationship Repair With The H-E-A-L Technique

Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
New Therapist-Developed Strategies to Rebuild Trust & Love

How Baboons Choose Their Leaders

Loretta G Breuning Ph.D.
Baboons put their trust in leaders who reward them

Christie en Famille -- There goes the family!

Stanton Peele
Chris Christie's staff was like his family—so he had to throw them overboard

How to Spot Good and Bad Bosses in Your Job Search

Lynn Taylor
Take time to evaluate your future manager

Why Affairs Tempt Us, And How to Prevent Them

Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Emotional affairs can prove as disastrous as sexual ones. Prevention is key.

Recovery from an Affair

Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Affairs can devastate a marriage. But once the secret has been uncovered...

7 Unconscious Errors We Make When Buying Brands

Douglas Van Praet
Our purchase decisions can be highly irrational and costly.

Facebook and Relationship Craziness

Pamela Madsen
Facebook can upset, disrupt and ruin a perfectly fabulous romance!

Marshmallows, Willpower, and Reliability

Meg Selig
"Eat the marshmallow" is a rational strategy in unreliable situations.

“In Hookups, Inequality Still Reigns”

Sharon K. Farber Ph.D.
Why some women complain about not having orgasms when hooking up

Sacrifice in Relationships: Do You Go That Extra Mile?

Rebecca Coffey
If so, be sure to say “ouch” when your feet hurt.

Romantic Commitment: The Gift That Keeps You Giving

Rebecca Coffey
But is that necessarily a good thing?

Communication Success with Different Personality Types

Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
How to communicate effectively with different personality types

The 9 Most Common Relationship Mistakes

Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Any of these emotional torpedos could sink a couple.

Opportunity Costs: Life and Social Science's Biggest Idea

Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
And the reason you’re more anxious than a rock, a creek, or a computer.

Embracing Eurydice: How Dolphins Can Help Us Build Trust

Seth Slater M.F.A.
Second in a three-part series about addiction and recovery: Self-identity