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The Ashley Madison Affair: Why so Fascinating?

AshleyMadison.com is an online dating site that invites people in committed relationships to “have an affair, life is short.” Last August the website’s database was leaked, exposing 30 million customers’ personal information. For a few [...]

By |2019-05-30T18:23:38-04:00November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Infidelity|Tags: , , |0 Comments

“I’m Afraid our Relationship will Suffer if We’re in Separate Beds”

So, you’re a committed couple. Congratulations! You live together. Great! But you're talking about sleeping in separate beds. And you're worried this will bode poorly for your relationship. Competing studies about this very issue come [...]

Make Your Marriage Last

Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt herald the relationship revolution in their new book, Making Marriage Simple: Ten Truths for Changing the Relationship You Have into the One You Want. They claim the book is [...]

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

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 [...]

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 |2019-03-03T22:26:53-04:00May 15th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Gottman|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Relationship Help

Relationships are life investments that give back based on what you put into them. Healthy relationships enliven; unhealthy relationships are draining. The goal in any relationship then is to keep the relationship healthy so that [...]

Nonverbal Communication

While it may be common knowledge that communication is an essential component of a healthy relationship, the importance of nonverbal communication in particular may not be as commonly known. Nonverbal communication is a more natural [...]

By |2019-05-30T18:39:31-04:00April 14th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Comunication|Tags: , |0 Comments

Successful Relationships

Laughter can play an important part in cultivating a healthy and long-lasting relationship, with its ability to draw people together and form positive bonds. It can be used as a tool to broach sensitive subjects, [...]

Your Phone vs. Your Heart

Barbara L. Fredrickson, a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and her colleagues have recently completed research that suggests that our biological capacity to socialize and interact with others face-to-face [...]

By |2019-05-30T18:40:15-04:00April 6th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web|Tags: , |0 Comments

4 Ways to Improve Your Communication Patterns

Communication habits between a couple are formed like most other habits, with patterns eventually established that are then hard to change. As with other bad habits, a pattern of poor communication can end up having [...]