Past research has overlooked the value of directive parenting, say researchers. That term describes pushing a child to take risks, explore, and persevere.
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Reading your partner's emotions can be good for the relationship, but not when contempt and anger come into play, research finds.
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Research shows the last big recession led to more arguments in marriages. The finding comes as couples face financial hardships because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Though it can be a tough thing to admit, parents really do have favorite kids. But their adult children are usually wrong about which sibling mom favors.
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Coronavirus quarantine could provide lessons for future space travel on how regular people weather isolation
Understanding isolation's effects on regular people, rather than those certified to have 'the right stuff,' will help prepare us for the future, whether another pandemic or interplanetary space travel.
April 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Experts have 12 tips for couples navigating the new reality of staying at home and social distancing. One tip? Make sure you're getting enough time alone.
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Stay-at-home orders offer the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But for those dealing with domestic violence, home is not always a safe place.
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A study found the emotional dynamic between young heterosexual partners can have a measurable physiological effect on men, but not on women.
April 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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