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Taking Love for Granted
By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Are self-loathers less likely to take their partners for granted?
The Secret to a Contented Life
By Stephen Joseph Ph.D.
Unconditional positive self-regard
Unconditional Love Is Possible
By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
But only from yourself.
Should Love Be Unconditional?
By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
Love is unconditional when it endures despite unfavorable circumstances
Kindness and Gratitude May Keep Regret at Bay
By Rita Watson MPH
Graduation advice in an 11 minute speech still resonates.
How the Tigers, Dolphins, and Jellyfish Parents Differ
By Shimi Kang M.D.
A comparison of parenting styles
By Katherine Ramsland Ph.D.
A strange tale from Key West might not be the sexual oddity proposed.
How to Overcome Barriers to Forgiveness
By Samantha Smithstein Psy.D.
It's hard to let go of the suffering caused by someone else’s wrongdoing.
Why Do People Kill Themselves? New Warning Signs
By Todd B Kashdan Ph.D.
latest research to predict who is going to commit suicide
7 Keys to Long-Term Relationship Success
By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
7 keys to making your love last
Compassion: Our First Instinct
By Emma M. Seppälä Ph.D.
Science shows that we are actually wired for compassion, not self-interest.
Free Marriage Advice From Aspergers Adults
By Stephen Borgman
What your aspergers partner wishes you knew.
Julia Fierro: Finding Empathy for my Father
By Jennifer Haupt
Love in the absence of forgiveness.
Sex is a team sport - and there's no 'I' in team!
By Barry W McCarthy Ph.D.
Couples commited to avoiding traditional sexual power struggles
Soulmate Love and Authentic, Egoless Relationship
By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
Soulmates, authenticity and egoless love
Having Needs Doesn't Mean We're Needy
By John Amodeo PhD, MFT
Living Our Interdependence
Are You Addicted to Empathy?
By Loretta G Breuning Ph.D.
Consider alternatives to automatic engagement. It benefits all.
The Benefits of Being the One Who Loves More
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
... and 5 ways to keep yourself from holding back.
Adoption and Class Differences
By Meredith Resnick L.C.S.W.
How can adoptive parents cross class boundaries more gracefully?
Verbal Abuse of Children: What Can You Do About It?
By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Have you been a silent bystander? Would you speak up for the child?
The Sound of Silence: Silent Partners in Interracial Couples
By Kyle D Killian Ph.D.
What’s said and not said, and why, creates or constrains intimacy in couples.
Love, Sex, Relationships and the Brain
By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Does neuroscience hold the key to a lifetime of passionate love?
The Romantic Future
By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D.
Short-term passion and long-term commitment each have pros and cons.
The power to change the world
By Susan L. Smalley Ph.D.
What seems small can have a big effect
By Kerry Cohen
Eighteen Tips to Fight a Good Fight in Your Relationship
Going It Alone or Friends With Benefits?
By Seth Slater M.F.A.
Why we need the company of others
Tough Love for Dog Lovers
By Rebecca Coffey
New research shows he (or she) is just not that into you.
Bigger, Broader Meanings of Love and Romance
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Soulmates? Love and romance come in so many more varieties
Making Up is Hard to Do...For Kids
By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
How children resolve conflicts with friends
Love is one of the most profound emotions known to human beings. For some, romantic relationships are the most meaningful element in their lives, providing a source of fulfillment outside of ourselves.
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