It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
Verified by Psychology Today
By Jonathan Avery, MD, and Joseph Avery, JD, MA on October 01, 2019 in Substance Use, Stigma, and Society
Are close relationships one of your confounding life problems? Do you suspect that substance use is driving much of the difficulty? Benjamin Heldfond points the way forward.
By Donna Barstow on September 30, 2019 in Ink Blots Cartoons
Have you ever seen a book on relationships get this many stars on Amazon? Maybe that's because this Doctor has a 93% success rate in figuring out what went wrong and how to fix it
By Jennice Vilhauer Ph.D. on September 30, 2019 in Living Forward
When a good relationship starts to disintegrate, it can be hard to tell if it can be fixed. The answer depends a lot on whether your partner is toxic or just clueless.
By Jane Greer Ph.D. on September 24, 2019 in Shrink Wrap
Going through a divorce can be daunting and challenging, and it is natural to feel overwhelmed.
By Rob Whitley, Ph.D. on September 24, 2019 in Talking About Men
Mounting evidence suggests that a range of social factors, including relationship breakdown and workplace stress, are linked to increased risk of suicide in men.
By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on September 22, 2019 in Contemplating Divorce
When your marriage hits a dead end, but you've got kids, try a Parenting Marriage alternative.
By Bernard D. Beitman M.D. on September 21, 2019 in Connecting with Coincidence
To maximize the desired impact of a coincidence story, consider the mind of the receiver, monitor unnecessary details, and connect the patterns creating the coincidence.
By Christine B. L. Adams M.D. on September 19, 2019 in Living on Automatic
A favorite custody arrangement may be psychologically unhealthy for children.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on September 17, 2019 in A Better Divorce
When you divorce, it is impossible to imagine the losses that you will experience or how deeply you will feel them. Here are my top 10.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on September 14, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Believing your relationship is strong may be the key to achieving this positive outcome. New research on relationship confidence shows 5 ways to find whether yours will last.
By Lisa Zeiderman Esq., CFL on September 10, 2019 in Legal Matters
There is a particularly dangerous unpredictability when it comes to child custody litigation if one of the parents suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on September 04, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Sometimes in an argument, when one partner feels that they are losing, in their fear and desperation, they get out the big guns and start waiving them in the air.
By Vikki Stark M.S.W., M.F.T. on September 04, 2019 in Schlepping Through Heartbreak
Opening yourself to growth means pushing yourself to do those things you know are good for you, even if they seem hard or scary.
By Linda Esposito LCSW on September 04, 2019 in From Anxiety to Zen
Just because your divorce wasn't contentious doesn't mean co-parenting will always be smooth. Learn how to handle in-between bouts of instability.
By Iben Sandahl on September 02, 2019 in The Danish Way
How come a tiny kingdom like Denmark, famous for “The Little Mermaid,” has been voted as one of the happiest countries in the world and still has an explosively high divorce rate?
By Michael Castleman M.A. on September 01, 2019 in All About Sex
Part 1: Desire differences are the number one cause of sexual exasperation in long-term couples.
By Kristina M Scharp Ph.D. on August 31, 2019 in Interpersonal and Family Relationships
Are you thinking about moving in with a new partner after a divorce? Here are seven important things to consider.
By Haruna Miyamoto-Borg LCSW on August 30, 2019 in Couples and Culture
New dating trends for people ages 60 and older.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on August 29, 2019 in A Better Divorce
How do you prepare to tell your spouse that you want a divorce? This conversation will set the tone for the divorce process that will follow. Here are some important tips.
By Jill P. Weber Ph.D. on August 28, 2019 in Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy
Here are 4 reasons rejection stings so badly, and how to swiftly sooth the burn.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on August 27, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
Romantic partners can create problems for themselves and their significant others. New research focuses on the eight factors of "relational turbulence theory."
By Christine B. L. Adams M.D. on August 26, 2019 in Living on Automatic
Shared physical custody is the default custody arrangement for almost everyone because it's mathematically "fair". But does it meet the emotional/psychological needs of children?
By Karen Wu Ph.D. on August 26, 2019 in The Modern Heart
How much did you splurge on your wedding? Find out what this says about your marriage.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on August 17, 2019 in Living Single
All around the world, the number of people staying single has been growing. People who do marry are getting to it later, and then divorcing in greater numbers than in 1990.
By Samantha Smithstein Psy.D. on August 16, 2019 in What The Wild Things Are
There isn't any reason long-term co-parenting relationships can't be as wonderful as post-divorce unions. Here are some lessons from those who are trying a second time.
Find a therapist who can help with divorce.
Get the help you need from a therapist near you–a FREE service from Psychology Today.