Why Should You Go to Therapy?

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Psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb explains what therapy does for you and what it reveals about the trials of being human. If you’ve never been to a therapist, you might wonder what …

The State of Millennials and Marriage

The State of Millennials and Marriage

Long ago, marriage was, for the most part, an economic arrangement. This later evolved into a way for people to express their love and commitment to each other. Marriage may …

What Makes Technology Good or Bad for Us?

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How technology affects our well-being partly depends on whether it strengthens our relationships. Everyone’s worried about smartphones. Headlines like “Have smartphones destroyed a generation?” and “Smartphone addiction could be changing …

Is Casual Dating Good For Relationships?

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Relationship scientists define casual dating as dating and sexual behavior outside of a long-term romantic relationship, and it is a common relationship among teenagers and young adults. In other words, …

Should You Go to Couples Therapy?

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Here are some signs that it’s time. Making the choice to go to couples counseling can feel like a very big step. It involves admitting that things are not perfect …

The Brain In Love

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Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, …

Emotional Laws Are The Answer For Better Relationships

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Nuclear physics, astronomy and molecular biology truly lack complexity when they are juxtaposed to one word: relationships. Interpersonal relationships represent probably one of the most complicated ideas that have troubled …

Why Relationships Are the Key to Longevity

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Fostering and maintaining close friendships can help keep your brain healthier as you age. Plenty of exercise. Healthy food. Positive attitude. Plain old good luck. There’s lots of advice out …

Could Lack of Sleep Make You Lonelier?

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According to a new study, missing out on sleep can make us feel more isolated and get rejected by others. Poor sleep can kill your social life. UC Berkeley researchers …

On Coincidence

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Lightning can strike twice and people do call just when you’re thinking of them – but are such coincidences meaningful? In the 1920s, one of Carl Jung’s female patients proved …

The Negativity Bias: Why the Bad Stuff Sticks

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“The bad stuff is easier to believe. You ever notice that?” says Julia Roberts’ character, Vivian, in Pretty Woman (1990). As it turns out, Roberts’ character, Vivian, was touching on …

The Willingness Model of Sex Therapy

The Willingness Model of Sex Therapy

The purpose of sex therapy is to help people who are experiencing sexual problems. In order to do that, it is useful to understand the nature of sexual desire and …

A Cure for Disconnection

A Cure for Disconnection

Loneliness is a problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life. But while its roots are complex, remedies may be within reach. In the world of Peanuts, …

A Simple Way to Break a Bad Habit

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Psychiatrist and addiction expert Judson Brewer on how we can use mindfulness to harness the brain’s habit-forming process to build more nourishing habits that aren’t steered by cravings. Dr. Judson …