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Diana Kirschner Ph.D.
Do you suspect that your partner or spouse is having an emotional affair? Perhaps you are feeling alone and isolated, even though you are in a committed relationship.
If you're involved with a narcissist you may be feeling worse and worse about yourself. This is because a narcissist is typically not meeting any of your deeper needs.
After having satisfying sex, each partner associates feeling good with the other. How do you create sizzling sex right now and for the long haul? Here are five proven ways.
Many of us have spent this lockdown time eating away, not exercising, and packing on pounds—and you are not alone with the lockdown blues. Here are four transformational exercises.
Understanding and transcending your own attachment style and that of the people you are dating are two critical keys to creating a lasting love relationship.
My clients are reporting an increase in partners' emotional cheating, despite the close physical proximity of quarantine.
How I overcame my own self-doubt.
According to the latest FBI figures, singles (mostly women) lost more than $362 million through online romance scams. This blog lays out nine of the latest dating security tips
Lasting passionate love in relationships is achieved by practicing four key strategies.
What I learned from being with Oprah was that in one special moment, your life can change—even if you feel stuck or like you are going nowhere.
We all know that jealousy can cause heartbreak, scads of worry, and out-of-control outbursts. Here's how to tame it.
One estimate is that only 10% of marriages in the US are highly healthy and happy. What can we learn from them?
Many professional or financially successful women worry that they are overqualified for love. Some think it best to hide their success. But is that necessary to find a mate?
Research shows that healthy partners view each other through a glass half-full perspective rather than a half-empty one. In other words, they appreciate each other’s positives.
In Part III of Enough is Enough, we look at 12 signs that show if your partner is rising to the occasion and can be given a real chance at making things right with you.
Begin by saying that things have to change. State the problem without blame. Avoid pointing fingers. You can say, we fight all the time. Or I feel we're drifting apart.
If a prospective partner is into you, do you tend to peer down very critically? Do you wonder: Is he good enough, or am I settling?
Have you ever wondered how to deal with a partner who can't or won't commit? You may find at some point that you want to leave. This 3 part series guides you through the process.
Unless you were raised on a deserted island, it’s likely that negative judgements have affected you.
Turning to a spiritual practice or a higher power provides comfort in times of relationship stress. It can be the ultimate first aid for heartache.
I was on a national TV show discussing cheating on Facebook. Then someone asked about the difference between emotional and physical infidelity, and what you can do about it.
Over the years as a clinical psychologist and researcher, I’ve found that guys have eight common fears of commitment, all of which have their roots in childhood and adolescence.
Did you ever wonder if you should try to get your ex back? Or even if it's a good idea? Here we'll look at 7 key signs to answer the question,"Should I get back with my ex?"
Welcome Back to the 31-Day Love Life Makeover! In Episode 5 you'll see Nadette, our 45-year old heroine, get back into the dating world. I put her on the Dating Program of Three.
"The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost."' In this dramatic episode Love Life Makeover I help Nadette break off all ties with her ex and to restart dating.
Dating and relationships can be frustrating and downright painful. Watch our adventures as I love mentor our brave NYC heroine overcome the break-up of an engagement.
What Do You Really Want From Love? Watch Episode 2 of the Love Life Makeover as I help 45-year old Nadette get in touch with her Diamond Self .
Marriage by itself is not an answer to all of life's problems. Being single coupled with a strong social network of family and friends, is a viable alternative to a happy couple.
Having gone through the benefits and risks of marriage in Parts 1-3 we come at last to "the money." How does marriage impact men's and women's economic circumstances?
Is marriage really a fountain of youth? For more than 100 years, researchers around the world have found that married people, both men and women, live longer than singles.
Diana Kirschner, Ph.D., a psychologist and frequent guest expert on The Today Show, is the author of the bestselling book Love in 90 Days: The Essential Guide to Finding Your Own True Love.