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By Glenn Sullivan Ph.D. on June 30, 2019 in Acquainted with the Night
Why are divorced men more likely to die by suicide than divorced women?
By Linda Esposito LCSW on June 30, 2019 in From Anxiety to Zen
Are you drowning in co-parenting exhaustion? A few adjustments can go a long way.
By Susan Pease Gadoua L.C.S.W. on June 09, 2019 in Contemplating Divorce
Couples may think they only have two choices when standing at a marital crossroads, but they may have as many as 10.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on May 28, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
Some behaviors that are common but infrequent can become devastating for relationships when they become habitual.
By Dona Matthews Ph.D. on May 18, 2019 in Going Beyond Intelligence
Set the stage for a successful change in your family’s structure by being strong, loving, and confident when you tell your child about what’s happening next.
By Elyakim Kislev Ph.D. on May 06, 2019 in Happy Singlehood
Surprising results arise in this new study on sexual satisfaction among seven relationship statuses. Couples living apart are those with the highest levels of sexual satisfaction.
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D. on April 20, 2019 in Fulfillment at Any Age
When a relationship ends, you may feel a need to rebuild. New research suggests that unless you're careful, you may repeat the same mistakes with your next partner.
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on March 26, 2019 in Why Bad Looks Good
Why do couples take each other for granted, and then suddenly fall back in love when they are about to break up? Research has some answers.
By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. on March 08, 2019 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
Thinking your partner is having unfaithful thoughts may be a reflection of your own extra-dyadic interests.
By Ann Gold Buscho Ph.D. on March 02, 2019 in A Better Divorce
Changing our vocabulary can help take the adversarial tone out of divorce, as well as the post-divorce relationship between co-parenting exes.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on February 24, 2019 in ExperiMentations
Research identifies 5 main factors which lead people to go outside their marriages in order to prevent divorce by meeting sexual and emotional needs and avoid marital landmines.
By Diana Kirschner Ph.D. on February 17, 2019 in Finding True Love
Have you ever wondered how to deal with a partner who can't or won't commit? You may find at some point that you want to leave. This 3 part series guides you through the process.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on February 14, 2019 in The Squeaky Wheel
Falling in love is amazing — but we still need to keep our eyes open.
By Jessica Troilo Ph.D. on February 06, 2019 in It's All About the Dads
Is cooperative cooparenting after divorce necessary for positive outcomes in kids? Maybe not.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on February 03, 2019 in Living Single
Globally, rates of divorce have grown, especially for nations with greater economic development and education, more women in the workforce, and greater acceptance of individualism.
By Elyakim Kislev Ph.D. on January 23, 2019 in Happy Singlehood
We do not pay enough attention to those among us who are more vulnerable and are filtered out of the marriage institution.
By Sanjiv Chopra, MD and Gina Vild on January 19, 2019 in Your Life’s Purpose
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” -Mary Oliver
What her life teaches about how to find joy
By Wendy L. Patrick, Ph.D. on December 28, 2018 in Why Bad Looks Good
Over half of marriages end in divorce. Here is how to beat the odds and create a long, loving union. The secret investment is time, not money.
By Arash Emamzadeh on December 11, 2018 in Finding a New Home
A new study finds that across 16 years of marriage, a husband’s negative perception of his wife’s friends is predictive of divorce.
By Josh Gressel Ph.D. on December 02, 2018 in Putting Psyche Back Into Psychotherapy
We may think our relationship misery is unique, but our struggles fall into classic patterns. One of the most common: The Serenity Prayer Couple.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. on December 01, 2018 in Fixing Families
Leaving a relationship is always difficult, but more so when the relationship has been a long one. Here are some guidelines for navigating this difficult transitional time.
By Theresa E DiDonato Ph.D. on November 24, 2018 in Meet, Catch, and Keep
There is such a thing as break-up season.
By Scott M. Stanley Ph.D. on November 03, 2018 in Sliding vs. Deciding
Many researchers had concluded that the increased risks of divorce associated with living together before marriage were gone. New evidence suggests they may be wrong.
By Grant Hilary Brenner MD, FAPA on October 25, 2018 in ExperiMentations
Is intimacy a source of anxiety and frustration? Moving from dysfunction to compassionate, caring, and constructive ways of relating allows us to build sustainable relationships.
By Kara M. Bellew on October 23, 2018 in Bringing Compassion to Matrimonial Law
If done with care, a prenup can strengthen communication while offering both parties financial security.
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