Study: Text messages that end in a period seen as less sincere

If you don't want to send the wrong message, watch how you punctuate your texts.

Dec 9

Categories: Adult psychological development, Relationships & Marriage


7 Types Of Marriage Betrayal That Are Often Overlooked

When people think of cheating in a relationship, physical infidelity is usually the first thing that comes to mind. There are however, other less obvious ways spouses can break their marital bond. You may not even realize you're guilty of these.

Nov 30

Categories: Relationships & Marriage


Men eat more pizza when trying to impress women

Of all of the ways men try to impress the ladies, from big wallets to big muscles, here is one that has finally been quantified by science.

Nov 24

Categories: Men's Issues, Relationships & Marriage


Couples Who Have Sex Weekly Are Happiest

Although more frequent sex is associated with greater happiness, this link was no longer significant at a frequency of more than once a week," lead researcher Amy Muise said. "Our findings suggest that it's important to maintain an intimate ...

Nov 19

Categories: Relationships & Marriage


Addictive Relating: Desperation Disguised as Love

Addictive relating - when keeping someone at any cost has much more to do with desperation than about sharing a loving relationship.

Nov 2

Categories: Love addiction, Relationships & Marriage


Improving Communication in Relationships

Without good communication skills and quality time dedicated to communicating, relationships soon flounder and fail, especially among couples with the stress of careers and a full family life. Couples need to learn that their relationship is not a ...

Oct 26

Categories: Relationships & Marriage


How to Have a Happier Relationship without Couples Therapy

Happiness in a relationship can be approached using five skills. Improvement in these skills is noticeable and measurable; progress can generate increased satisfaction quickly. Framing and sharing these skills to improve the quality of your ...

Oct 9

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & Marriage


Skills Taught in Couples Therapy That All Couples Can Benefit From

We often think of marital therapy as a last resort. We assume that only couples with “serious” issues should seek it. We assume that only couples in dire straits can benefit. But all couples can enhance their relationship by learning the skills ...

Oct 8

Categories: Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage


The Biggest Threat to a Marriage

In order to keep the peace, many spouses try to ignore their upset feelings about their partner’s behavior. Doing this will lead to a building up of resentment and creation of emotional distance.

Sep 28

Categories: Couple Counseling, Ending a relationship issues, Marital Counseling, ...


A psychologist reveals 'the single biggest predictor of human ...

When psychologist Arthur Aron was a graduate student in the 1960s, he was looking around for something to study for his dissertation. But he didn't want just any topic. He wanted to find one "that people thought couldn't be studied scientifically ...

Sep 25

Categories: Friendships, Happiness, Relationships & Marriage


Nostalgia Helps You Make and Keep Friends

New research shows that nostalgia does more than make people feel good. It also motivates people. More specifically, nostalgia inspires individuals to strive to improve their social lives.

Sep 16

Categories: Friendships, Relationships & Marriage


Sexual arousal has a similar effect on men's and women's risk-taking

When it comes to condom use among heterosexual couples, there's evidence that women are often expected to be the sensible ones, in terms of raising and enforcing the issue. A new study published in the Archives of Sexual Behaviour suggests this ...

Sep 5

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Sexual Problems / Sex Therapy


Women more likely than men to initiate divorces, but not non-marital ...

Women are more likely than men to initiate divorces, but women and men are just as likely to end non-marital relationships, according to a new study that will be presented at the 110th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).

Sep 2

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & Marriage


Ashley Madison and the psychology of cheating and apologizing

You entered your significant other's email into one of those searchable databases of the hacked Ashley Madison accounts -- just, you know, to check. And there it was. Or maybe it's your email address that was found among the 37 million others ...

Aug 25

Categories: Infidelity, Relationships & Marriage


Hookup or commitment? Study finds relationship intentions influence ...

After a woman meets a man for the first time, what does she remember most about him? That was the question posed in research conducted by psychologists at the University of Michigan — and the answer depends on whether the woman is looking for a ...

Jul 7

Categories: Relationships & Marriage