What to know about what you don’t know you know. #1: Intuition is very efficient—if you don't overthink it.
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Merging sense and sensibility in modern relationships
Jill P. Weber Ph.D.
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When getting through is not enough.
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Your relationship ended. A part of you knows there are things you should be doing that you aren’t, but you can’t get yourself on board. Here are four ways to get unstuck.
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Adopt a different kind of approach to dating so as to give yourself ample opportunity to meet the right match, while at the same time being at ease in your own skin.
People frequently self-sabotage their romantic relationships without any intention or awareness of doing so. Here's how to be prepared when love strikes.
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Here are 4 ways to assess if your past romantic trauma is getting triggered in your current relationship and how to start processing the original trauma.
If you find yourself truly unable to move on after your breakup or divorce, the hit to your self-esteem may be keeping your grief process stuck in first gear.
Breaking up and divorce often bring on a fear in the broken-hearted that an ex will go forward to be amazing, while you just get sucked into the abyss.
Learning how to cope with anxiety is an important part of growing up. Here are a few ways to help mitigate teenage angst.
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Generally these four factors cause people to eventually break up, divorce, or stay miserably together.
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D., is the author of Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy—Why Women Settle for One-Sided relationships.