Dating and Relationships

Dating and relationships covers topics from attachment theory, to sex, to meeting people, to expectations, to how love works.

5 Easy Ways to Make Sex More Intimate and Romantic

5 Easy Ways to Make Sex More Intimate and Romantic

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This article was originally published on The Gottman Relationship Blog.

Sex can be an uncomfortable topic for couples. Many of us feel embarrassed about our bodies or have been sexually rejected at some point. Not to mention our culture and life experiences which have created feelings of sexual shame, making romantic and intimate sex a scary endeavor to even talk about.… Continue reading Here

5 Signs You May Need to Bail on Your Relationship (Based on Research)

5 Signs You May Need to Bail on Your Relationship (Based on Research)

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This article was originally published on The Gottman Relationship Blog

The idea that the love in your relationship has expired is a difficult thought for one to stomach. I often think of myself as Cupid’s sidekick. I root for couples that I work with to triumph, but I have seen love turn into hate and fondness into bitterness.… Continue reading Here

The Dependency Paradox of Love

The Dependency Paradox of Love

Our partners powerfully affect our ability to thrive in life. They influence how we feel about ourselves, what we believe we are capable of, and they ultimately impact our attempts to achieve our dreams.

Even Mr. Self-Actualization (Abraham Maslow) himself argued that without bonds of love and affection with others, we cannot go on to achieve our full potential as human beings.… Continue reading Here

Women Want and Need Men to Succeed

Women Want and Need Men to Succeed

What on earth is happening in our dating world?

Is humanity becoming John Calhoun’s mouse utopia? The experiment he performed to test the stress of the soon-to-be limited space on planet earth.

The study concluded that when all available6D91714AAE space is taken and all social roles are filled, competition and stress experienced by the individuals will result in a total breakdown in complex social behaviors.… Continue reading Here

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