Tag: Relationships


Tag: Relationships

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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: Why Losing Control Can Make You Happier

By Raj Raghunathan | September 28, 2016

We all have a deep-seated drive to feel in control. But taking it too far can make you miserable.


Articles: Can Mindfulness Help Parents and Preteens Have Better Relationships?

By Summer Allen | September 27, 2016

A new study combines training, brain scans, and reports from kids to understand the impact of mindfulness on parenting tweens.


Articles: When Should You Forgive Your Partner?

By Amie M. Gordon | September 26, 2016

According to a new study, forgiving your partner may backfire if they have a certain personality type.


Articles: For Managers, Saying Sorry Isn’t Enough

By Kira M. Newman | September 20, 2016

According to a new study, we’re less likely to forgive leaders and managers—even when they apologize.


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: Debunking Myths about Awe

By Maria Polonchek | September 9, 2016

What inspires awe? Who experiences it the most? Dacher Keltner discusses common misconceptions about an elusive emotion.


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 Self-Compassion Can Help You Through a Breakup

By Wendy Paris | August 16, 2016

Being kind to yourself can make the difference between a good divorce and a bad one.


Articles: Why It Doesn’t Pay to be a People-Pleaser

By Christine Carter | August 9, 2016

Christine Carter always tried to meet other people’s expectations—until she realized how out of sync with her own wants and needs she’d become.


Articles: Can Your Immune System Affect Your Ability to Make Friends?

By Jill Suttie | August 8, 2016

New research reveals surprising ties between our immune systems and our social behavior.


Articles: The Loneliness of the Modern Nomad

By Kira M. Newman | August 5, 2016

A new book explores what it means to settle down and love where you live.


Articles: Why Can’t We Remember Our Early Childhood?

By Jeanne Shinskey | July 26, 2016

Research into "childhood amnesia" sheds light on how memories are formed and maintained.


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: How Mindfulness Can Help Couples Cool Down

By Linda Graham | July 5, 2016

Linda Graham explains how therapists—and couples themselves—can prevent conflicts from spiraling out of control.


Articles: How Music Bonds Us Together

By Jill Suttie | June 28, 2016

According to new research, music helps synchronize our bodies and our brains.


Articles: How You Argue Could Make You Sick

By Yasmin Anwar | June 27, 2016

According to a recent study, different behaviors during romantic conflict are linked to heart problems and back pain.


Articles: Five Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Teen Depression

By Jill Suttie | June 14, 2016

New research is revealing how to protect teens' mental health during a challenging part of life.


Articles: Are the Rich More Lonely?

By Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas | June 1, 2016

Two new studies disagree about the link between income and social connections. Emiliana Simon-Thomas takes a closer look.


Articles: Teachers Can Reduce Suspensions by Practicing Empathy

By Mariah Flynn | May 26, 2016

According to a new study, considering students' perspectives cuts suspension rates in half and improves student-teacher relationships.


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