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Jason Whiting Ph.D.
Are white lies in relationships harmless? Research suggests they not only change the way we see ourselves, but can also lead to bigger betrayals.
Is flattery in a relationship harmless fun or a dangerous deception? It depends on who is doing the flattering, and why they are doing it.
Why are online relationships tricky? Part of the problem is the tendency people have to lie on social media and dating profiles. These small deceptions can lead to big troubles.
Are you wondering how to create fulfilling love that is more than the rush of passion? Nourishing your friendship will strengthen your love, and your relationship.
Are you getting trapped in the same old frustrating fights? The problem is in your pattern. Learn 3 ways to step back, stop the escalation, and increase connection.
Is anger interfering with your intimate relationships? Your body may be hijacking your good intentions.
How do you cope if your spouse is struggling with addiction? Learn how to be honest, but not enabling.
Regardless of how good an excuse seems, it will usually aggravate problems rather than resolve them.
Research has found that Gandhi's principles of fairness, peace, and principled protest can also change your love life.
Tolkien's new book, Beren and Luthien is coming out decades after the author’s death, but it tells a tale close to his heart.
Healthy relationships are built upon a foundation of trust. However, it is surprisingly easy to be deceptive in an intimate relationship. Can you be honest and still be kind?
Science is finding that the link between physical and psychological heat is not just metaphorical. A warm body often leads to warm feelings.
Why do intimate partners deceive each other? There are some common and logical reasons.
In May of 2016, actress Amber Heard accused her husband Johnny Depp of hitting her and assaulting her. She posted pictures of injuries to her face and filed for divorce.
Jason Whiting, Ph.D., is a professor at Brigham Young University and a licensed marriage and family therapist.