Issue Archive

March 2017

How Secrets Can Destroy a Relationship

Examining the context in which secrets develop is key to vanquishing their power.

January 2017

The Radical Thrill of Intimacy

Intimacy always involves risk. But connection is our surest path to transcendence.

November 2016

Listening to Jealousy

If you can resist the urge to smash the china, feeling jealous can actually bring couples closer together.

September 2016

The Real Narcissists

Even for those high in the trait, it's not all about vanity.

July 2016

The New Menage a Trois

Smartphones are sabotaging our most intimate relationships.

May 2016

Rewrite Your Life

You can't change the past, but you can change the person it makes you.

March 2016

It's Not All About You!

The experience of awe may be the balm that can counteract our narcissistic age.

January 2016

Odd Emotions

Naming feelings we can't describe may help us confront them.

November 2015

The 10-Second Take

When it comes to reading people, a glance can tell us some personality basics, but don’t count on it if you’re looking for love.

September 2015

Wicked Thoughts

The way you think about dark impulses determines whether they become a source of titillation or torment.