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By Carol A. Lambert, MSW on April 17, 2019 in Mind Games
Gaslighting is far more prevalent than we realize. Knowing how to respond can keep you sane.
By Marc Bekoff Ph.D. on April 17, 2019 in Animal Emotions
"They're not unconditional love muffins who accept anything that happens and go on as if nothing had happened." We may learn a lot watching them play.
By Steven Stosny, Ph.D. on April 17, 2019 in Anger in the Age of Entitlement
If you make forgiveness a goal, it remains elusive—just when you think you’ve got it, it’s out of reach again.
By Linda and Charlie Bloom on April 16, 2019 in Stronger at the Broken Places
Sometimes in an argument, when one partner feels they are losing, in desperation they get out the big guns and start waiving them in the air.
By Jason Tougaw on April 16, 2019 in The Elusive Brain
When we first began, you asked me to make a commitment to a clear ideal or goal. I chose freedom. It’s a commitment with many tentacles.
By Shahram Heshmat Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Science of Choice
The quality of early attachment provides a risk factor for substance use problems later in life.
By Mark Travers Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Social Instincts
New research sheds light on this evolutionary conundrum.
By Robert Burriss Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Attraction, Evolved
Psychologists think they know why some people cheat—but why do most remain faithful?
By Aaron Ben-Zeév Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in In the Name of Love
Many people associate moaning and screaming with pain. Why, then, should people make these noises while experiencing sexual pleasure? Are we not embarrassed to do so?
By Barton Goldsmith Ph.D. on April 16, 2019 in Emotional Fitness
Sometimes the idea of trying new things with your partner can seem daunting. The truth is that doing things differently will keep your relationship healthy and make you closer.
By Mellissa Withers, Ph.D., M.H.S on April 15, 2019 in Modern Day Slavery
Reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act to ensure perpetrators of sexual violence against women face harsh consequences.
By Mike Brooks Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in Tech Happy Life
It's difficult to know the truth regarding how screens are affecting us. Some insights by way of Daniel Kahneman might help us shed some new light on this important issue.
By Randi Gunther Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in Rediscovering Love
Learn more about the six crucial elements that form the foundation for credible trust.
By Tchiki Davis, Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in Click Here for Happiness
Do you have a hard time being your true self? Then try these 20 "authenticity strategies" to be more authentic in your daily life.
By Terri Apter Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in Domestic Intelligence
It is time to retire Attachment Theory from its privileged place in psychology.
By Bella DePaulo Ph.D. on April 15, 2019 in Living Single
Think of the kinds of people you admire – people who make great friends, do good things, or live in ways you only wish you could. Many of them are spinsters.
By Michael Castleman M.A. on April 15, 2019 in All About Sex
Critics charge that porn corrupts teens. Actually, despite billions of pages of free Internet porn, today’s teens have become more sexually responsible
By Jason N. Linder, MA, LMFT on April 14, 2019 in Mindfulness Insights
Do you have the idea that mindfulness is merely an individual practice? Here I show the evidence that it's deeply a relational endeavor.
By Glenn Geher Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Darwin's Subterranean World
Hormones are surging. Brains are still in-process. Social worlds are turning upside down. Here is some relationship guidance for teenagers.
By Izzy Kalman on April 14, 2019 in Resilience to Bullying
Many bullied kids who commit suicide do so after other kids tell them to. This tragedy can be prevented by empowering kids with the Golden Rule.
By Lisa Firestone Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Compassion Matters
Insecurity, anxiety, disatisfaction, and jealousy can all be effects of experiencing an anxious attachment pattern. How does this pattern form and go on to limit our relationships?
By Haruna Miyamoto-Borg LCSW on April 14, 2019 in Couples and Culture
What happens when culturally prescribed dating rituals collide in action?
By Erin Leonard Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Peaceful Parenting
During a discussion, your child hangs her head, tears up, and totally shuts down. The talk comes to a screeching halt. Here's help.
By Preston Ni M.S.B.A. on April 14, 2019 in Communication Success
Are you in a "fear of commitment" relationship? Here are seven telltale signs.
By Lawrence Josephs, Ph.D. on April 14, 2019 in Between the Sheets
Is monogamy natural, and are you any good at it?
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