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For Better, For Worse: Enduring Couples

New York Times writer Michael Winerip features enduring couples in his "Making It Last" column. Winerip asks couples to reveal the secrets of their successful union. Enduring Couples: Thea & Ron Thea and Ron Capone, [...]

By |2019-05-30T18:35:49-04:00June 3rd, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Successful Relationships|0 Comments

Negative Behavior During Marital Conflict is Associated with Immunological Down-Regulation

While it has been reliably shown several times that people who are socially isolated from satisfying personal relationships have increased morbidity and mortality, the underlying mechanisms are still fairly mysterious. To further knowledge on the [...]

By |2019-03-03T22:22:36-05:00May 27th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web|0 Comments

Hostile Marital Interactions, Proinflammatory Cytokine Production, and Wound Healing

This study, originally published in General Psychiatry, shows how hostile marital interactions increase health risks of patients undergoing treatment for life-threatening diseases and slows physical wound healing as compared to couples in supportive environments. These [...]

By |2019-03-03T22:25:48-05:00May 23rd, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web|0 Comments

The Positive Perspective: Dr. Gottman’s Magic Ratio!

Wouldn't it be helpful if there was a mathematical formula that couples could shoot for as they consider their negative and positive interactions? Dr. Gottman, known for his careful research into couple interactions, has found [...]

By |2019-03-03T22:26:53-05:00May 15th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Gottman|Tags: , , |0 Comments