Do You Say What You Mean?

Why We Often Take Things Other People Say the Wrong Way

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
There's a simple reason we often take things people say the wrong way.

Why Does Janay Rice Hate Her Husband's Haters?

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Janay Rice wants you and everyone else to butt out of her marriage

Are You a Poor Communicator? How to Improve

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

6 Safe Sentence-Starters For Sensitive Discussions

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
To speak up effectively on tough topics, use these six simple starter-phrases.

Expressing Your Wants vs. Making Demands

By Isadora Alman MFT, CST
Are you being demanding? Who gets to say?

When Words and Behavior Don't Match

By Donna Flagg
It's a sign.

Triggering Sleep-Talking

By Dennis Rosen M.D.
For one woman, migraines seem to set it off.

Why do people sleep talk?

By Dennis Rosen M.D.
Why do people sleep talk?

Do You Love Me? Did You Miss Me?

By Cortney S. Warren Ph.D.
The effect of no-win questions on our relationships.

The Best Advice for Any Couple

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
Can you relate?

13 Ways to Make Saying No Easier

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Reasons we can't or don't say NO.

When is it Okay to Show Your True Emotions?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
At home, at work, or on the phone, there are calculations you need to make.

Do Relationships Need Lies to Survive?

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Save a relationship with a lie? Not a serious one.

4 Poisonous Communication Patterns and the Antidotes

By Kevin D. Arnold Ph.D., ABPP
It's not failing to communicate, it's failing to communicate well.

Communication Breakdown: Say the Words, Ask the Question

By Michael J Formica MS, MA, EdM
When are you most misunderstood?

Finding the Answer Within

By Kimberly Key
How to find the internal guidance when no one else is around.

Final Words: My Last Phone Conversation with My Mom

By Julie J. Exline Ph.D.
What messages do we want to share with our loved ones before they die?

Worst Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to Kids

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Words can change your kid's brain. Learn to use the right ones.

Just Say No, And Be Sure To Mean It

By Jesse Marczyk Ph.D.
When an explicit "No" really means "Yes"

Job Interviewing Without Bamboozling

By Marty Nemko Ph.D.
The case for radical honesty.

A Way to Overcome Social Anxiety

By Rod Judkins M.A., RCA
Release from inhibitions is cathartic

10 Ways to Help Children Listen Better

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
Getting kids to listen often depends on what and how we ask.