Relationship Reboot

Relationship Reboot

Letting relationships proceed on autopilot may ultimately dissolve feelings of intimacy. Instead, be conscientious about nourishing, tending, and renewing your connection.

Friendship is Key to Lasting Marriages and Romantic Partners

By Suzanne Degges-White Ph.D.
Couples must connect as friends, or "happily ever after" won't happen.

A Simple Way to Put the Spark Back in Your Relationship

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
Looking back can make going forward easier and more meaningful.

The Benefits of Being the One Who Loves More

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
... and 5 ways to keep yourself from holding back.

Keeping Marriage Alive with Affairs, Asexuality, Polyamory, and Living Apart

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Rather than stretching marriage beyond recognition, why not live single?

Three Little Words You Long to Hear: “It’s their fault.”

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
Avoiding blame feels good now but cripples you later.

Giving Relationships a Second Chance

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
Reunions as opportunities for change

How to Diagnose an Unhealthy Relationship

By Kevin D. Arnold Ph.D., ABPP
You need a partner who's sincere, not manipulative.

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

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

Giving to Get vs. Griping to Get

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
What’s the single best way to deal with frustrations in your relationship?

7 Keys to Long-Term Relationship Success

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

Is Love Essential to Marriage?

By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
Asking ourselves to fall in love many times, always with the same person.

The Ultimate Relationship Killer

By Linda Esposito LCSW
It's not what you think.

How Much Should You Compromise for Your Relationship?

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Your relationship should serve you, not the other way around

Repairing Relationship Rips

By Bill Knaus Ed.D.
Mend your relationship RIPS and experience deeper intimacy.

Does Couples Therapy Work? Keys to Success

By Jennifer Kunst Ph.D.
Only if both members of the couple really love each other and want to do better

Healing the Cycles that Tear Couples Apart

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Learn how to identify, understand, and heal negative relationship patterns

Sexual Distancers - 3 Ways to Satisfy the Insatiable Spouse

By Laurie J Watson LMFT, LPC
Three ways lower libido spouses can make their partners happy

This Valentine's Day, Let's Get It Right!

By Brad Waters
The One Simple Mistake We Make When Expressing Our Love

When Imperfect Sex Is Plenty Good Enough

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Different approaches to sex don't have to be a barrier to a great love life.

Love Better by Fighting Smarter: Humor's Role in Conflict

By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D.
Are certain humor styles more effective during romantic conflict?

The Power of Authenticity

By John Amodeo PhD, MFT
A Path Toward Deeper Intimacy

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

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