Tag: Love


Tag: Love

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Articles: Changing Diapers as Foreplay

By Erica Reischer | October 18, 2016

Research on couples shows a surprising way to improve intimacy after having kids.


Articles: Altruists Have More Sex

By Tom Jacobs | September 12, 2016

According to a new study, people who give more get more (if you know what we mean).


Articles: Can Sexting Increase Relationship Satisfaction?

By Jeremy Adam Smith | September 1, 2016

The research to date says yes—but only in certain conditions.


Articles: How to Save Your Marriage from Parenthood

By Amie M. Gordon | July 20, 2016

Amie Gordon offers five tips to maintain (or reignite) the spark in your relationship.


Articles: Ten Changes New Parents Face

By Diana Divecha | May 4, 2016

Diana Divecha describes how your mind, body, and life will change with the arrival of a baby.


Articles: Feeling Entitled to a Little Gratitude This Mother’s Day?

By Christine Carter | May 3, 2016

Christine Carter gets to the heart of the resentment she feels on Mother's Day.

TarcherPerigee, 2016, 320 pages

Articles: Are Boundaries Overrated?

By Diana Divecha | April 22, 2016

A new book says it’s time for Americans to make more time for their relationships—and not worry so much about independence.


Articles: How Mindfulness Can Help Us Forgive Betrayal

By Kirra Dickinson | April 20, 2016

According to a new study, mindful people are more likely to overcome the emotional turmoil and pain of infidelity.

Even male rats can use a good hug to protect themselves from the effects of stress.

Articles: Bromances Can Protect Males Under Stress

By Robert Sanders | March 10, 2016

According to a new study, male rats like to cuddle after they get stressed out.


Articles: The Subversive Power of the Kiss

By Jeremy Adam Smith | February 11, 2016

A new wave of studies suggests that the rise of romantic kissing is linked to the changing roles of women.


Articles: Could Stress Be Causing Your Relationship Problems?

By Kira M. Newman | February 10, 2016

Research reveals how stress can get between you and your partner, and how to stay connected amid the chaos.


Articles: Don’t Let Stress Hurt Your Relationship

By Kira M. Newman | January 6, 2016

A new study finds that men can shut down in the face of a romantic partner’s stress. Is there another way?

Read our review of Modern Romance.

Articles: Our Favorite Books of 2015

By Jill Suttie, Diana Divecha, Jeremy Adam Smith | December 15, 2015

Greater Good's editors pick the most thought-provoking, important, or useful nonfiction books published this year on the science of a meaningful life.


Articles: How Gratitude Helps Couples Through Hardship

By Adam Hoffman | November 17, 2015

A new study suggests that "thank you" can protect marriages from the toxic effects of conflict.


Articles: Eight Keys to Forgiveness

By Robert Enright | October 15, 2015

Forgiveness can be incredibly difficult. Robert Enright explains where to start.


Articles: Take a Picture Today, Feel Happy Tomorrow

By Amie M. Gordon | September 9, 2015

A recent study revealed that rediscovering mundane experiences can make us happier than we think they will. Here are tips for making that happen.


Articles: Three Lessons for Students from the Film “The Prophet”

By Vicki Zakrzewski | August 25, 2015

Discussing the new film adaptation of Kahlil Gibran’s timeless poems with students can help reveal the science of a meaningful life.


Articles: Why New Paternity Leave Policies Aren’t Enough

By Scott Behson | August 18, 2015

Is this the Golden Age of Paternity Leave? Not so fast. Here are tips for employees and managers to change their workplace cultures.


Articles: Is Becoming a Parent Really Worse than Losing Your Spouse?

By Jill Suttie | August 17, 2015

Media coverage of a new study suggests that parenting makes you really unhappy. But is that true?

Penguin, 2015, 277 pages

Articles: How is Technology Shaping Romance?

By Jill Suttie | August 12, 2015

Funnyman Asiz Ansari has written a serious, thoughtful book about online dating, and it's pretty good.


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How Pleasure Works By Paul Bloom Bloom explores a broad range of human pleasures from food to sex to religion to music. Bloom argues that human pleasure is not purely an instinctive, superficial, sensory reaction; it has a hidden depth and complexity.

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