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On the Homefront: What is Love to Most of Us?

By |2019-03-03T22:03:57-05:00June 7th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Successful Relationships|Tags: , |

Love can flow like a fast flowing river or it can be like a dry creek bed. Whatever it looks like, we all crave it. Finding a relationship that encompasses mutual joy and shared responsibility [...]

Shhh, The Kids Can Hear You Arguing (Even When They’re Asleep)

By |2019-03-03T22:06:06-05:00June 5th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Conflict, Parenting|Tags: , , , |

Is Parental Fighting Harmful? Does parental fighting mold an infant’s brain, affecting the way he or she deals with conflict later? Why do some children respond poorly when exposed to parental conflict, while others seem [...]

For Better, For Worse: Enduring Couples

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

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, [...]

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

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

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 [...]

Hostile Marital Interactions, Proinflammatory Cytokine Production, and Wound Healing

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

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 [...]

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