A recent study validates a simple task that might preserve marital satisfaction over the long haul.
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Raising Happiness: Podcast: Finding Happiness in IntimacyBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | July 18, 2011
Living with a spouse or a partner can be hard.
Videos and Podcasts: Finding Happiness in IntimacyBy Christine Carter and Rona Renner | July 18, 2011
How do you bring up problems in your relationship with your partner? Rona and I give our tips for keeping your romantic relationship healthy and happy.
Research Digest Items/Studies: How Our Parents Affect Our Romantic Relationships
Raising Happiness: Five Simple Sex Tips for ParentsBy Christine Carter | February 8, 2011
The happiest couples do the no-pants dance frequently.
A review of Is There Anything Good about Men?: How Cultures Flourish by Exploiting Men.
Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Fight with Your Spouse
Articles: Growing PainsBy Joshua Coleman | July 8, 2010
In his first guest blog post, psychologist Joshua Coleman explains why today's parents sometimes become estranged from their adult children—and how they can overcome these conflicts.
Raising Happiness: Siblings: How to Help them be Friends ForeverBy Christine Carter | January 20, 2010
Raising Happiness: Comment Round-up: Should We Stay Together for the Kids?By Kalai Kubendran | November 10, 2009
Articles: You Talkin’ To Me?By Randall Collins | April 1, 2009
Sociologist Randall Collins suggests four practical, research-tested ways to defuse violence.
Raising Happiness: Emotion Coaching: One of the Most Important Parenting Practices in the History of the UniverseBy Christine Carter | March 19, 2009
Raising Happiness: Would You Guys Just Knock It Off? 10 Steps to Peace in Your HouseholdBy Christine Carter | December 2, 2008
Emma Seppala explains how compassionate workplaces are good for employee health and the corporate bottom line.
A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.
A new study shows how seeking happiness at the right time may be more important than seeking happiness all the time.
A new documentary reveals the power of mindfulness and neuroplasticity. Bay Area residents can catch a screening tonight at Stanford University.
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