Psychology studies suggest a variety of ways you can strengthen your bond and increase your satisfaction with your partner.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Being emotionally flexible may be one of the most important factors when it comes to maintaining happy, healthy relationships with family and partners.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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The pandemic hasn't really worsened or improved most relationships, a study finds, though the happiest couples may gotten a boost.
Nov. 6, 2020 • ~6 min
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Just like people, chimpanzees seek out and value companionship in increasingly positive ways as they grow older, a new study shows.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~4 min
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A closer look at the data says no, women don't sabotage their own earnings to align with the "male breadwinner norm."
Oct. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
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Having a "sexy mindset" can make potential partners seem more attractive and reduce fears of rejection, researchers report.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~9 min
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New research links perfectionism and over-parenting. The effects of this "helicopter" parenting include psychological distress, narcissism, and alcohol and drug use.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~10 min
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A new diagnosis of Alzheimer's or related dementia is associated with a 30% increase in depression symptoms for the caregiver, research finds.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
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