The Best Way to Handle Your Partner’s Silent Treatment

Having your partner ignore you intentionally never feels very good. New research on relationships suggests what silence means, and how to cope when you’re the target.

Identity in Borderline Personality Disorder: A New Approach

Borderline personality disorder is often thought of in terms of early development of the self. A new measure of identity shows the continuing role of identity in adulthood.

What Can a Man’s Finger Size Tell you About His Sex Appeal?

When it comes to predicting the sex appeal of a man, new research claims it all boils down to the length of one of his fingers. But is this claim valid?

Your Ultimate Guide to Identifying a Narcissist

You may speculate at times on whether the people in your life are really narcissists. New research provides a 15-item informant’s guide to show you what you need to look for.

5 Ways to Get Along With the People Who Bother You

People can bother you for all kinds of reasons and in all kinds of ways. These 5 relationship tips will help you hold it together when you’re feeling truly bothered.

3 Obstacles to Reaching Your Goals and How to Conquer Each

You might think that setting high goals for yourself is a way to keep motivated but new research on depression suggests it’s better to aim a bit lower.

Four Ways to Feel Happier and Enjoy Your Happiness

We think of happiness as a desirable state — unless you fear that your happiness will be fleeting. The latest research shows 4 ways to become, and stay, happy and enjoy the moment.

Why a Smart Man Makes Such a Good Partner

In long-term relationships, the better partner is the one less likely to end things. New research shows the advantages to women of having a smart man for a partner.

Which Personality Disorders Do Your Favorite Actors Have?

You may believe that all actors have narcissistic traits in a professional that rewards egotism. New research on the personalities of real actors shows you're only partly right.

Why the Narcissistically Entitled Are So Difficult to Please

The entitled's narcissism can make dealing with them difficult indeed. Knowing what’s behind their fussiness can make your life, and possibly theirs, much easier.

The 2 Ways to Become the Cool Person You Always Wanted to Be

The two factors that control your being seen as truly cool come under scrutiny in a new study of the personality traits of those we want to emulate.

A New Way to Understand Procrastination

You may think you’ll never get over your tendency to put off the tasks you’d rather not complete, or even the ones you’d like to start, but new research suggests how to try.

Fact Check: Are Your People Skills As Good As You Think?

People skills are essential to all of your relationships, from casual to romantic. Find out whether you’re as highly regarded as you’d like to be with these seven questions.

Why the Hard-to-Get Are So Very Hard to Get

The winners at the mating game may seem to be the hard-to-get, but new research shows why you should stay away. Hint: narcissism has something to do with it.

The Top 5 Ways the Psychopathic Will Try to Manipulate You

It’s all too easy to be taken in by a person high in psychopathy. New research from an impression management perspective shows the 5 ways they’ll do this.

How to Handle People Who Make You Feel Inferior

Are there certain people who make you feel bad about yourself? They don’t need to get to you if you follow this simple research-based advice on insecurity in relationships.

4 Questions to Ask About How Well Your Partner Knows You

Does your partner really understand you? Ask yourself these 4 questions, based on new research on stress, to learn just how much you can count on your closest romantic partner.

10 Must-Know Tips for Making Better Conversations

You may think that you’re out of things to say with the people you know very well, or those you don’t. These 10 research-based tips will help you overcome those awkward pauses.

An Ingenious Way to Predict If Your Partner Will Cheat

Predicting who will cheat and who will be faithful in a romantic relationship can be tricky, but new research on parental infidelity suggests a surprisingly useful strategy.

Easy Ways to Tell Whether You’re an Inadvertent Narcissist

There are several basic keys to understanding who’s a narcissist but what about if the narcissist is you? New research shows how to tell if without realizing you’re one yourself.

The Many Mini Ways to Show You Care

It doesn't take a grand gesture to show someone that you care. With a "micro" act of kindness, according to new research, the payoff can be surprisingly high for both of you.

Psychopathy and the Dark Side of Facebook Comments

It’s painful to be the target of a Facebook troll. New research shows that it’s the psychopathic who are more likely to engage in this dark side of social media.

4 Little Words That Can Forever Change Your Relationship

New research on an age-old phenomenon suggests that it only takes 4 words to revitalize your relationship, as you remember how it all started.

8 Ways Your Inner Narcissist Leads You to Poor Decisions

Use these 8 research-based tips to guide you through making better decisions this holiday season when retailers are aiming for your weaknesses and your wallets.

10 Signs of Insecurity Online

Feel you're on the outside looking in? It’s a miserable state of mind that social media can only worsen. Measure your own fear of missing out (FOMO) with this quick 10-item scale.

The Best Way to Counteract Rude Behavior

Whether they intend to or not, people may at times behave rudely. A new study on incivility’s effects shows why rudeness hurts so much, and how you can negate its effects on you.

7 Ways Insecure People Try to Make Themselves Seem Important

Some people will go through extreme and perhaps ridiculous efforts to seem important. These seven behaviors may be covering up their feelings of loneliness and inferiority.

Borderline Personality Disorder and Ability to Read Emotions

Being unable to decode emotions seems to be an inherent feature of borderline personality disorder but new research shows it’s not as inevitable as you might think.

Train Your Brain's Flexibility with These Seven Tips

Get your memory in shape by improving your brain's flexibility. Never again forget what you're doing with these 7 research-based tips.

Relationship Happiness May Be a Matter of Reconditioning

Over time, even the best of relationships can become stale. New research shows how you can recondition yourself to restore the freshness of yours.

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