Broken hearts are real: study finds loss of a loved one does lead to ...

Traumatic life events such as bereavement can impact on physical as well as mental health, according to work led by Scottish researchers who found that losing a partner or family member does not just impact on levels of anxiety and depression, but ...

Feb 2

Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & Marriage

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Why Companies Want Staffers With Happy Spouses

Todd Pedersen, chief executive of home-automation company Vivint Inc., says there's a connection between the state of his employees' relationships and their productivity levels. "When my wife's sad, I am not coming to work with a bounce in my ...

Jan 22

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Workplace Issues

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To Fall in Love With Anyone, Do This

More than 20 years ago, the psychologist Arthur Aron succeeded in making two strangers fall in love in his laboratory. Last summer, I applied his technique in my own life, which is how I found myself standing on a bridge at midnight, staring into a ...

Jan 19

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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How to Deal with Passive-Aggressive Relationships

How to successfully handle passive-aggressive relationships

Jan 15

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Bad marriage, broken heart?

Older couples in a bad marriage - particularly female spouses - have a higher risk for heart disease than those in a good marriage, finds the first nationally representative study of its kind.

Nov 24

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Relationships & Marriage

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It Literally Pays to Have a Reliable Spouse

Conscientiousness is not really up there among the sexiest qualities a person can have, but maybe it should be. New research in Psychological Science found that people who have careful, reliable partners tend to do better at work; they make more ...

Nov 19

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Reliable spouse important for successful career

Researchers discovered a person’s significant other played more of a role than close co-workers when it came to pay raises, promotions, and other measures of career success. Research also indicates that having a conscientious spouse appears to be ...

Sep 23

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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A Wife's Happiness is More Crucial than Her Husband's in Keeping ...

When it comes to a happy marriage, a new Rutgers study finds that the more content the wife is with the long-term union, the happier the husband is with his life no matter how he feels about their nuptials.

Sep 15

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Deep and meaningful relationships can help you thrive

Deep and meaningful relationships play a vital role in overall well-being. Past research has shown that individuals with supportive and rewarding relationships have better mental health, higher levels of subjective well-being and lower rates of ...

Sep 3

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Relationships & ...

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Could relationship history hinder your chance of a happy marriage?

"There are plenty more fish in the sea" - a saying that many of us may have heard, particularly when coming out of a relationship. But a new study finds that the more fish we catch, the less likely we are to end up in a happy marriage.

Aug 25

Categories: Happiness, Relationships & Marriage

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The Chemistry of Love

Larry J. Young, Director, Center for Translational Social Neuroscience, Emory University explores the chemistry in the brain that ...

Aug 15

Categories: Happiness, Relationships & Marriage

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After Online Dating, Online Making Up

Here is what Steve S. and Sarah B. do when they fight: They take a breath, go to their smartphones, and click on Couple Counseling & Chatting, a free app created by their real-life therapist, Marigrace Randazzo-Ratliff.

Jun 6

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Heartbreak Makes You More Suicidal

According to a new research by the Australian National University's Center for Mental Health Research and the Center for Research on Ageing, Health and wellbeing, individuals who have recently seen the end of a de-facto relationship or marriage have ...

May 27

Categories: Relationships & Marriage, Suicide Prevention

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A couple's love life may be tainted even 20 years later by early ...

A University of Alberta study is helping crack the code to happiness by exploring the long reach of depression and anger over more than two decades. The study, published recently in the Journal of Family Psychology, followed 341 people for 25 ...

May 14

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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How to make Love last?

In a study done several years ago, researchers scanned the brains of such folk as they gazed at a photo of their sweetheart. Most were in their 50s and had been married an average of 21 years. Turns out their brains showed much the same activity as ...

May 14

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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