The Relationship Fix

How to repair the hardest unions, plus authentic romance, the rudeness of sex, couples therapy, the usefulness of mindfulness, and other musings on relationships.

What to Do When You Feel Rejected by Your Spouse or Partner

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
7 steps for starting to restore connection.

How Keeping a Zen Mind Can Save a Relationship

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
Rushing to judgment about another may only hurt yourself.

How You Can Get What You Want From Your Partner

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Making your relationship live up to your expectations will make you both happier

The Hidden Health Hazards of Toxic Relationships

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Being around a toxic friend, partner, or co-worker can do real damage.

Doesn’t He Know That Makes Me Want to Scream?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Minor irritating marital habits loom larger when silenced.

Be Your Own Couples Therapist

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
Empower yourself to bring staying power to your connection.

Options for the Unhappily Married

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Can you fake your way to a happier marriage?

Friendships in Adulthood: Needing, Making, and Keeping Them

By Andrea Bonior Ph.D.
Adults often have trouble preserving friendships upon reaching new milestones.

7 Signs You May Be Headed for a Breakup

By Stephanie A. Sarkis Ph.D.
Less sex, changing attitudes and other telltale indications of trouble ahead.

The 1-2-3’s of Relationship Repair

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Repair and restore your damaged relationship with these three basic steps

Every Couple's Key to Peace

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
Differences of opinion don't need to be problems, if you follow this guideline.

Why You Need to Know What Your Partner Wants Most

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
What makes each of you feel especially loved?

How Do You Know if You Have Fallen Out of Love?

By Elliot D. Cohen Ph.D.
You may only think you have fallen out of love

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

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
New tools to rebuild trust & love in your relationship

Why You Need to Take a Break From Criticism

By Loretta G. Breuning Ph.D.
When you step back and take a different view, the whole world looks better.

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

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

The Difference Between Stable and Unstable Relationships

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Advanced love advice in ten easy steps

4 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Apology

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Research-driven tips for saying sorry and making it count.

Repairing Relationship Rips

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

Six Counterintuitive Tricks For Making Love Last

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
The intuited assumptions hold, but more than we notice, so do their opposites.