Health & Fitness | Sleep

Why I Sleep in a Separate Bed From My Husband

There’s an assumption that not sharing a bed is the death of a relationship but in many cases it can be the saviour.

Miscellaneous | Dating & Relationships

A Psychologist Analyzes The New Dating Trend Of ‘Open Casting’

Have you wondered why twenty-somethings are increasingly open to the idea of dating outside their type? Here’s why the trend is catching on in a big way.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Encouraging Your Partner To Change

If there's something you wish your partner would change, think carefully about why that change is important to you.

News | News

Mayside TV - Mattias Desmet on Mass Formation and the Modern Society - YouTube

A unique interview with Mattias Desmet, (Ph.D. Psychology, the University of Ghent in Belgium), on Tucker Carlson Today show.###Mayside TV is owned by WireNe...

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Can Good Coworkers Save Us From Job Burnout? - JSTOR Daily

Maintaining healthy and good relationships with coworkers may help mitigate the risks of workplace burnout.

Psychology | Relationships

Retired Colonel Reads 'How Humankind Came To Be,' Receives Dream of 'Lifeline to Heaven'

After Jim Smith read "How Humankind Came To Be" by Mr. Li Hongzhi, the English translation of which is ...

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The adults celebrating child-free lives - BBC Worklife

From consciously child-free influencers, to online communities for people who’ve decided against having kids, the no-kids movement is booming – but so is the backlash.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

With Cameras Everywhere, Crazy Coincidences Are Now Normal

A viral TikTok trend sees people inadvertently finding their future partners and best friends in the background of old photos.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

30 Most Romantic Things To Do In Charleston, South Carolina 2022

This article collects the best date ideas and romantic things to do in Charleston for couples based on major travel, blogs, reviews , and social media stories.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Why Setting Boundaries Is Important (And Isn’t Mean)

Boundaries are how we care, stay supportive, and give to those we love without sacrificing our own health and happiness in the process.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

On Getting Rejected a Lot (and Liking It)

What do you do after getting turned down by a dream job? Keep getting turned down.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

When Meeting Someone New, Try Skirting the Small Talk and Digging a Little Deeper

A series of experiments explored the seemingly radical idea that opening up to strangers can be deeply satisfying.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What is social capital and why can ADHD affect it? - The Washington Post

A lack of social capital can lead to a lack of friends. But there are steps you can take to build social capital.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

The Science of Heartbreak | WIRED

Death and disease increase after divorce. Journalist Florence Williams, mourning the end of her own marriage, investigates why.

Psychology | Psychology

People who conceal information in their day-to-day lives are more willing to form online relationships

A new study suggests that a person's openness to forming online relationships is associated with their tendency to conceal personal information about themselves. The research has been published in the journal Personal Relationships. ...

Psychology | Relationships

'Like Shaking Up a Snow Globe': Clarity and Confidence in Divorce Decisions

When someone is in the process of making a decision about whether to stay in a marriage or to pursue a divorce, research from the National Divorce Decision-Making Project shows that they often think about how it will impact their children, finances, perso

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

7 Powerful Habits of People With High Emotional Intelligence

You don’t get where you want to be without practice. Here’s how and what to practice.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

We Seem To Treat Physical Warmth As A Sign Of Safety – Research Digest

By Emma Young. Holding a warm pack interferes with fear conditioning, the researchers find.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Does Having Kids Make You Happy? - The Atlantic

Research has found that having children is terrible for quality of life—but the truth about what parenthood means for happiness is a lot more complicated.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

10 Meaningful Questions to Ask Others to Strengthen Your Relationships

When we take the time to ask creative and purposeful questions, we create long-lasting bonds that are both deep and fulfilling.

Psychology | Personality

Here's How To Tell if You're an Outgoing Introvert | Well Good

You may be an outgoing introvert if you thrive in social settings, but tend to feel depleted once they're over—and crave alone time.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Use the Magic 5:1 Ratio to Improve All Your Relationships

All happy partnerships (both professional and romantic) follow this simple but powerful ratio.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

8 signs someone in your life is a narcissist and how to set healthy boundaries with them

Narcissists are often manipulative and lack empathy. If someone in your life is one, don't take their behavior personally and set boundaries.

Psychology | Psychology

The Science Behind: Empathy

We also have the tremendous ability to consciously choose to put ourselves in other people’s shoes and take on their perspective.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

3 Things Good Listeners Consistently Do | Psychology Today

If you want to improve the quality of relationships with your friends, significant others, and colleagues, find out what good listeners do.

Psychology | Psychology

The New Political 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' | Psychology Today

Talking politics requires that we take off our own glasses and put on the other person’s, to try to see the world through their eyes.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Parents Have More Synchronised Patterns Of Brain Activity When They’re Together – Research Digest

By Emily Reynolds. Couples who listened to sounds together showed more similar activity in brain areas involved in attention than those who were apart.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

5 Steps to Prevent Domestic Violence During Quarantine | Psychology Today

Domestic violence victims forced to stay at home with their abusers can take steps to minimize aggression and injury.

Psychology | Personality

Best Way To Offer Support During Hard Times? Use Messages Of Validation, Study Suggests

A new study finds that messages of support which validated a person's feelings were more helpful overall than the ones that were critical or that diminished emotions.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

New Year's resolutions, for couples - CNN

Argue better, make time, think of the future and have sex once a week: These and other goals will strengthen your romantic relationship in the coming year.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

6 Steps to Improving Your Relationship With Your Spouse - Love & Judaism

We have the ability to perceive any person and any situation in a positive way, if we choose to do so.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Emotional Fulfillment and Contact Key in Stable Romantic Partnerships

By Matthew Warren. Learning that others can meet our needs makes people realise ending relationship is a viable option.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Healthy Ways to Deal with Conflict in Relationships

Happily married couples who have been together for decades still argue every so often, but a new study finds that the topics married couples choose to argue about can make all the difference.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

A reminder of how important it is to support the elderly

A new survey of British seniors sheds light on this sad, but true effect of aging, noting that hundreds of thousands of people often go a week without speaking to a single person.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Staring into someone's eyes for 10 Minutes Elicits Dissociation

By Christian Jarrett A psychologist based in Italy says he has found a simple way to induce in healthy people an altered state of consciousness – simply get two individuals to look into each other's eyes for 10 minutes while they are sitting in a dimly

Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Blogs and Articles

Why Timing is Everything When it Comes to Marriage Counseling | Eleanor Haspel-Portner | Conscious Life Choices| Pacific

Seeking help from a marriage counselor is not unlike seeking help from a mechanic. It makes little sense to take your car into the shop a month after it started making a horrific noise. By that time, too much damage may have been done and your engine ma

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

11 Ways Narcissists Use Shame to Control | The Exhausted Woman

A weakness of a narcissist is their extreme hatred of being embarrassed. There is nothing worse for them than having someone point out even the slightest fault. Ironically, they have no problem openly doing this to others. This method of casting shame all

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Let Go: On-Again, Off-Again Relationships Harmful To Mental Health - Study Finds

Letting go is painful for many people when it comes to relationships, but a study suggests that it may be the safest option when it comes to protecting one's mental health.

Psychology | Relationships

When You Talk About Relationships, Do You Say 'I' or 'We'? Your Choice Is Revealing, Psychology Study Suggests

Researchers found that those who displayed what they called "anxious and avoidant" attachment styles used the pronoun "I" more often when talking about romantic experiences.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

How Attachment Styles Impact Relationships

The professor came on The Ezra Klein Show to talk about parenting, friendships, marriage, and schooling.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Math Behind Successful Relationships - WSJ

A psychologist and mathematician teamed up to craft a tool that proved to be shockingly accurate at predicting which marriages would wind up in divorce.

Miscellaneous | Guy Stuff

The "Foodie Call": A Third of Women Admit to Going on Dates Just for a Free Meal

The “Foodie Call”: A Third of Women Admit to Going on Dates Just for a Free Meal

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

6 Rules for Healthy Friendships | Psychology Today

The shape of communication and connection may shift with technology, but the shape and substance of healthy friendships reflects a half dozen key rules.

Psychology | Relationships

7 Research-Based Principles for Making Marriage Work

In The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, written with Nan Silver, renowned clinical psychologist and marriage researcher John Gottman, Ph.D, reveals

Psychology | Relationships

We were married for 10 years and lonelier than ever – then THIS happened and changed everything | Fox News

Sometimes it can creep into our lives with an unwelcome stealth. I would never have conceived that I could be surrounded by a husband, kids, and friends, and yet still feel its clutches suffocating my heart. But there I was, married 10 years, two kids, bu

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Sex Therapy for the 21st Century

Welcome to the Monitor on Psychology digital edition! This interactive format allows you to easily read, share with friends, and click on web links to get further resources.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Don't Hide Your Feelings: Honesty Truly Is The Best Policy, Study Finds

Researchers with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business found that our fear of honesty is unfounded. Most people can handle -- and want to hear -- the truth.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The everyday experiences that make us feel loved

By Christian Jarrett. People experience love in many situations beyond just romantic relationships.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Marriage Grows Easier In Old Age; Couples Fight Less, Laugh More - Study Finds

Ever feel like your marriage is losing its luster and all the romance is being replaced with petty bickering? Don't worry, there's light -- and lightheartedness -- at the end of the tunnel.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Seniors Who Have Sex Regularly Are More Content In Their Lives - Study Finds

Even in our senior years, having sex regularly -- or even just fooling around -- can significantly improve wellbeing and contentment in life, a new study finds.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Joy From Giving Lasts Much Longer Than Joy From Getting, Study Shows

In this season of giving and getting, the findings are in. It is more blessed to give than to receive. According to two new studies conducted by researchers with the University of Chicago and Northwestern University, giving to others rather than to oursel

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Why ‘The One’ Is a New and Stressful Concept

Couples therapist Esther Perel outlines why the modern cultural idea of “a good marriage” is both new and unprecedented: rules have given way to choices, which comes with their own set of issues.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

How to Deal With Friends Who Only Call When They Need You

If you’ve ever had a friend who has treated you more like a utility than a friend, it could be time to cut bait. Read what a therapist has to say about those friends who only call when they need you.

Psychology | Personality

5 Ways to Stop Yourself From Jumping to Conclusions | Psychology Today

Coming to a conclusion before you have all the facts is a common problem that can hurt yourself and your relationships. Follow these steps to slow yourself down.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Why Relationships Are the Key to Longevity - Mindful

Fostering and maintaining close friendships can help keep your brain healthier as you age.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Why Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships

Whether you have a fixed or growth mindset affects the quality (and future) of your relationships. 

Health & Fitness | Psychology

Understanding Passive-Aggressive Personality Disorder

The term "passive-aggressive" is used to describe behavior that expresses defiance or hostility indirectly, rather than openly.

News | The News

Quiz: Birth Order and Personality, Relationships, Theory, and More

Take this WebMD quiz to find out how your birth order may affect who you are.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

The Best Five Nonverbal Signs Of Attraction

Many supposed signs of attraction were not linked to liking, the extensive research found.

Advice & Self-Help | Dating & Relationships

Meet Tinder's 30 most successful and right-swiped daters

Plus, they lift the lid on the mind blowing details of their overflowing inboxes.

Miscellaneous | Dating & Relationships

The New Dating Requirement: Consuming All of Your Partner’s #Content

‘Be respectful and watch my [Instagram] Story,’ one 20-something demanded. Her relationship prerequisite isn’t unique—but when stories expire in 24 hours, it’s not easy, either.

Psychology | Relationships

New Study Proves That Humans Love Dogs More Than They Love Humans

Do you love dogs? Or do you know someone who does? We can already see you nodding your heads. It comes as no surprise that the bond between humans and dogs transcends all scientific laws. From time to time, stories keep popping up about pet-owners who wen

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

If you don't sleep in the same bed as your partner, you're not alone

​One in four British couples are regularly sleeping in separate beds due to stress, new research has revealed. Bedroom furniture retailers Bensons for Beds examined the sleeping habits of 2,000 UK couples and found that long work days and children were

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

Long-Distance Relationships – Real Life Things You Should Know Before Getting Started

Here's what you should know (advice, TIPs and problems) to make long-distance relationships work (last and keep) from real people before getting started.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

Strong Friendships In Adolescence Pay Dividends In Adulthood : Shots - Health News : NPR

Researchers have found that people with deep friendships in adolescence had less anxiety and a greater sense of self-worth in early adulthood. Close friends matter, their study found.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

How to Build a Healthy Relationship Between a Man and a Woman with Science

You may know what a healthy romantic relationship looks like, but do you know how to get one? Find out what stages you must go through before true love.

Psychology | Relationships

Can Photos of Cute Puppies Help Marriage Blues?

Researchers have come up with another reason why we are attracted to irresistible photos of puppies and kittens, and another reason that we can never get our fill of these adorable photos.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

8 Reasons Why Happy Couples Rarely Share Their Relationship Statuses On Social Media

Northwestern University found that those who posted more frequently on social media about their partner actually feel insecure in their relationship

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

Millennial—And Macho? Why Young Men Want Old-School Marriages - Vogue

New studies find that young men are prizing "old-school" relationships.

Humor | Humor!

Community Post: What Your Facebook Birthday Messages Actually Mean

There's more than meets the eye to your average Happy Birthday Facebook post.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

What Grown Up Marriage Looks Like | The Huffington Post

No one is emotionally grown-up all the time. Our earlier selves are not filed away as memories but cordoned off like a half dozen smaller siblings who th...

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

How to Talk About Politics With the People You Love | The Huffington Post

By Dr. Harville Hendrix and Dr. Helen LaKelly Hunt Wherever you stand on the political landscape, chances are that someone very close to you fundame...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Compatibility Test: 255 Simple but Significant Questions for Couples

Are you and your boyfriend truly compatible? How can you know for sure? Well, thankfully

Psychology | Relationships

Helen Fisher on Positive Illusions | Terms of Enlightenment: What scientific term or concept ought to be more widely kno

This year, the Edge.org Annual Question surveyed leading thinkers about the ideas that deserve more exposure beyond the world of science. A selection of answers.

Psychology | Relationships

How to Fall Back in Love

New research finds people can increase their romantic feelings by practicing ‘love regulation.’ Try looking at pictures from your relationship and thinking positive thoughts.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

5 Tips for Interacting With a Narcissist

When you know you'll be around a narcissist, or observing one in action, use these strategies to take care of yourself—and grow during the process.

Psychology | Relationships

The 10 Most Heartfelt Compliments You Can Give Men

Read on for some pretty damn adorable answers from men on the heartfelt compliments that make them swoon when said to them by a special lady.

Psychology | Relationships

When You Love a Man With Low Self-Esteem - 9 Things to Keep in Mind

When a man is dealing with low self-esteem, he’ll make mistakes. Big mistakes. My shame and low self-esteem led me to become reckless.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Light Therapy May Boost Low Libido in Men

Light therapy similar to that used to treat seasonal affective disorder may increase sexual desire in men with a low libido via an increase in testosterone levels, an Italian study suggests.

Psychology | Relationships

Smart Girls Never Trade Self Respect For A Man's Attention

How smart girls always avoid trading their self-respect for temporary attention from a man. Having sex too soon, or acting inappropriately is damaging

Psychology | Relationships

Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy says people judge you on 2 criteria

In her new book, "Presence," Amy Cuddy says that people quickly answer two questions when they first meet you.

Psychology | Relationships

If A Man Doesn't Make An Effort, He's Not Interested In You

If a guy wants a relationship with you, he'll make an effort. If he doesn't you'll know it's time to break up with him.

Psychology | Relationships

Strong Women Never Let Relationships Destroy Their Happiness

Trusting yourself means you don't have to rely on a relationship to save you or make you happy. That's what makes you a strong, independent woman.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What Men Secretly Want Review [by James Bauer] - Her Aspiration

Like many of you, I have had many romantic relationships during the years. While I knew from the start that some of them wouldn’t have worked, I was also left with a broken heart and many questions by a few “Mister Rights”.It is very likely that you

Psychology | Relationships

The New Science of Single People -- Science of Us

Now that single people are such a big share of the population, maybe social scientists will stop ignoring them.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

5 Reasons Why Practising Gratitude Is Great for Your Business

Entrepreneurs and established business owners can benefit enormously, both personally and professionally, by incorporating the practice of gratefulness into

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

The 3 Types of Relationships: The REAL Secret to Finding True Love...

How to find true love? The secret isn't as difficult as most people think. Here is how to finally find a lasting love...

Psychology | Relationships

The Science of Affection: Parents and Children's Emotional Patterns

"The nature of love is about paying attention to the people who matter, about still giving when you are too tired to give."

Psychology | Relationships

Tips to Become More Interdependent

How to become more interdependent from Lauren Hazzouri.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

A Greater State of Love: Speaking Engagement & Yoga Session

A Greater State of Love Speaking Engagement & Yoga Session For those who are looking to discover how to deeply connect with and open their own heart,… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Forget Just Facing Fears, Let's Start to Remove Them Completely Instead!

Back in the water after a year & a half of taking surf shots from the shore only! Woohoo! It felt really good to play with the sea again in that way. I… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How to Fall in Love with Life, with Yourself

I post a lot about all of the fun stuff we are able to change and receive from doing personal development. Which is pretty out of control amazing,… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Psychology | Relationships

The Family Relationship That Could Be Most Responsible For Your Emotional Life

The ‘corticolimbic system’ plays an important role in mood disorders, such as depression.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How others treat you is a reflection of how you treat yourself.

How others treat you is a reflection of how you treat yourself. Externally this is an easy shift, you can start doing more things that you love, you can… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Your life is replaying your perception of past experiences. If you step outside…

Your life is replaying your perception of past experiences. If you step outside of your story and learn how to become an observer, you will find that… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Psychology | Relationships

Can Tylenol Help Heal a Broken Heart?

When a neuroscience student gets dumped, she finds comfort (and an over-the-counter remedy) in her knowledge of the physiology of romantic rejection.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Setting a goal is easy, achieving them can be a bit more challenging.

All the time we are setting goals for ourselves, something we would like to feel, experience or have in life. Setting a goal is easy, achieving them can… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

The Only Thing That Doesn't Change is Change Itself

The only thing that doesn’t change is change itself. Change is part of the natural flow of life, it is inevitable and always a gift when it arises.… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Our Finest Moments are often in Alignment with Our Most Challenging Ones

Our finest moments in life are not always when everything is going absolutely perfectly, but when we are feeling the most uncomfortable, unhappy or… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How Moving Through Childhood Confusion Enriches Your Present Day Life

If you are stuck in childhood confusion, you are stuck in an undeveloped version of yourself. This moment of confusion left you in a position where you… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Challenges Get Stronger to Get Your Attention - You Are Ready to Change

When you are ready to remove a behavior or challenge from your life, it will become significantly stronger. It's been running in your subconscious for… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

How to Get People to Like You (Heck, Even Love You)

We all care about what others think of us and want to be liked (despite what rebellious 15-year-old you might have said). The basics of getting people ...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Are You Living Through Your Adult or Child Self?

Part of personal development is learning to meet people where they are at, if you still want them in your lives. The way that I work allows individuals… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Courage is a muscle that is built over time. One that we all have.

Courage is a muscle that is built over time. One that we all have. We are gifted with challenges in our life, challenges that may seem daunting but teach… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

How Babies Quickly Learn to Judge Adults

Even if toddlers can’t tell us, they are making hard and fast judgments about adults, Susan Pinker says about new research.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Empowerment Coaching - Tapping Into Your Personal Power

I see this older gentleman from time to time and he very often does his best to convince me that something is wrong or right with the world

Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Books & Audios

Navigating Relationships: A Multidimensional Perspective

When you understand yourself and how you operate, you can use this as a building block to build fulfilling relationships. When you understand yourself...

Advice & Self-Help | Dr. Eleanor's Books & Audios

Beyond Human Design: A Key to Self-Understanding

Truly knowing yourself can change your entire life. Understanding the concept of your own “self” is complex and can take years, but truly knowing your...

Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

Child and Family - The Importance of Our Early Life Experiences

Our early life experiences are critical in creating the blue-print for the way we live our lives. The three c's are a critical part of this.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

This is pretty what our challenges feel like, a spiders web, intricate and full…

This is pretty what our challenges feel like, a spiders web, intricate and full of different details that make it whole. What we often miss is the fact… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Love just so happens to bring everything thing up that isn't love in order for…

Love just so happens to bring everything thing up that isn't love in order for you to heal. Funny how that works :-) So if you have low self esteem, you… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

What Can Persistence and Passion Do For You? Everything :-)

#TBT To that time when I thought, I want to be a surf photographer :-D Which made no sense at all :-) I had grown up being afraid to go further than… - Carly Pepin - Google+

Style & Fashion | Health & Fitness

Kind of like people start to look like their pets after awhile, you may notice that married couples start to share some similarities as the years go by, too. But according to a new study published in the journal Nature Immunology, the physical similaritie