July 5-11

Our best reads of the week, including cleaning up relationships, sexual morality, practice not perfect, and more.

4 Myths About Marriage You Probably Believe

By Peg Streep
Buying into these old notions only fuels the divorce rate.

The One Emotion That Really Hurts Your Brain

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
New research reveals the fearsome impact of humiliation.

12 Steps to Abstinence? Not for Everyone

By Sean X. Luo M.D., Ph.D.
Revisiting patient-treatment matching in treating alcohol use disorders

A Biological Basis for Sexual Morality

By Michael E. Price Ph.D.
New research uncovers an evolutionary basis for some sexual mores.

Blowing Dirt Around in Relationships?

By Scott M. Stanley Ph.D.
weCloud: Leaf blowers vs. brooms

Practice Makes Better, But Not Much Better

By Jesse Marczyk Ph.D.
Sometimes, it might pay to stop.