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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

5 Key Questions to Assess Your Confidence in Your Relationship

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.

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

Sex Therapy for the 21st Century

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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

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

Why Mindset Is Critical in Successful Relationships

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

Psychology | Personality

What it Really Means to Hold Space for Someone

Do you want to be there for a loved one, but don't know how? Here are some techniques to help you 'hold space' for people in need.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Why People Cheat: Study Reveals 8 Common Factors Of Unfaithful Partners - Study Finds

It's a question most, if not all scorned spouses would love to know the answer to: "Why'd you cheat?" A recent study identified eight common motivators of people who are unfaithful to their romantic partners.

Psychology | Personality

Surprising Facts About Body Language and Your Emotions | Psychology Today

You are undoubtedly aware that your face communicates your emotional state, but new research shows the surprising ways that your entire body language contributes to the process.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The Surprising Keys to a Long-Lasting Relationship | Psychology Today

If you could read into the future of your relationship, what might you predict? New research shows the surprising role of conflict in predicting your relationship's longevity.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

How Can I Be Me While You’re Being You? | Psychology Today

Just about all lovers go through a stage of high emotional reactivity that threatens to destroy their relationship.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The Best Time to Get Help for Your Relationship | Psychology Today

Most couples wait too long to get help. Unnecessary suffering occurs in secrecy and isolation when you are too embarrassed to ask for assistance...

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

How to Have a Better Relationship - Well Guides

Good relationships don’t happen overnight. They take commitment, compromise, forgiveness and most of all — effort. Here we offer the latest in relationship science, expert advice, fun quizzes and helpful tips to help you build a stronger bond with you

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Marriage advice from experts who are married

We asked four couples in which both partners are relationship experts to share marriage advice based on what has worked best for them.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The One Daily Talk That Will Benefit Your Marriage

Changing your approach to an end-of-the-day talk can ensure to help both you and your partner unwind.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

You Don’t Have to Be Rich to Have an Emotionally Wealthy Marriage

Plus, five science-based ways to create a wealth of love and passion in your relationship.

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 | Couples and Relationship Support

Four Rules for a Great Sex Talk with your Partner

How many times have you thought if you could just communicate about sex, it would get better, but instead talking seems to make it worse?

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Why Meaning May Be The Key To Making It In Marriage

Northwestern close relationships psychologist Eli Finkel on why meaning makes love last.

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

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.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

The Secret Reason That Sex Is So Good for Your Relationship

It’s almost a given that couples with good relationships are more likely to enjoy sex with each other. New research shows why sex has such a positive impact.

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

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

Don’t Hate Your Husband: Advice for New Mothers

The first years of parenthood are tough on couples. A few survival tips.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

Want a Better Marriage?...Add Some Emotional Intelligence | The Huffington Post

Would you like your marriage to be significantly more rewarding? If you answer yes, I am not going to recommend you and your partner visit a marriage co...

Health & Fitness | News Items

"Origin of Love" - Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

6 Essential Traits of Healthy Intimate Relationships

Healthy relationships require effort -- and that's a large part of what makes them so rewarding.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Is Your Relationship Codependent? What Exactly Does That Mean?

Like “self love” or “inner child,” the term “codependent” smacks of pop psychology psychobabble. To make matters worse, it’s become shorthand for a whole host of unhealthy behaviors. Bu

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Your choice of a life partner is no accident

Study uses DNA to discern people’s preferences in mates, and suggests how such choices shape our genomes

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

4 Things People In Good Relationships Understand

Not every relationship is built to last, but here are the 4 laws that every good relationship must have.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Understanding Codependency

Codependency is associated with providing care for and rescuing others in order to quell feelings of inadequacy and shame and gain external approval and validation.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Psychology of Love: 10 Studies Every Lover Should Know

Tweet Share 0 Pocket Pinterest 0 LinkedIn 0 Email Psychology of love: Brain map of love, the role of kissing, how couples come to look similar, what kills a relationship and more… “Love does not consist in gazing at each

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

Embrace a philosophy of pessimism. Every human will disappoint you, and you’ll do the same to them.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Relationship Tricks To Reignite That Honeymoon Phase Feeling

​Even in the best relationships things can get “rusty.” You might be bored, may start to take each other for granted, may be fighting (or not communicating at all). But this doesn't have to mean you're going to live unhappily ever after. Once you re

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

What's Really Hurting Your Sex Drive + 5 Ways To Fix It

If you ever feel like your love life is lagging and others are having all the fun in bed, you may be tempted to blame the lack of passion on your partner.

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

Navigating Relationships: A Multidimensional Perspective - Audio Interview

Dr. Eleanor dynamically combines the spiritual with the scientific in her life and work. After receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1971, Eleanor recognized her talents as psychic intuitive and began integrating spirituality and holistic

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

How to Be a Good Kisser – 10 Tips From Scientific Research

What Does Science Say About How To Be A Good Kisser? Regular readers might be saying “What the hell is this, Cosmo Magazine?” In all…

Advice & Self-Help | Couples and Relationship Support

When Friends Are 'Like Family'

The comfort of a close bond can sometimes morph into the restraints of bondage.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

7 Things Happy Couples Do Differently

There’s no exact formula for a great relationship. In fact, all relationships are made of two people from different backgrounds and experiences, who are doing their best to make it work.

Psychology | Relationships

What Keeps Couples Happy Long Term

A large, new study on sexual satisfaction finds happy long-term couples share certain habits.

Psychology | Relationships

Who Can Really Make Us Happy?

Scientists submit the old saying, "a happy wife, a happy life" to empirical scrutiny.

Architecture & Interior Design | Decorating & Interior Design

22 Creative Workspace Ideas for Couples | Brit + Co

With a little planning and a bit of compromise, you can pull off an enviable home office for two.

Advice & Self-Help | Relationships

9 Love Actually Couples That Don’t Get Enough Love, Actually

Forget the couples everyone talks about, these are the pairings that really matter.

Politics | From CNN

Man gives woman with ex-girlfriend's name a world trip - CNN.com

(CNN) -- Jordan Axani planned to travel around the world with his girlfriend Elizabeth Gallagher, until they broke up. Now, he'll embark on Sunday on the circumnavigation with Elizabeth Gallagher.