Dating and Relationships

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

New Year’s Resolutions: A New Opportunity for Intimacy (20+ Questions to Ask Your Lover)

New Year’s Resolutions: A New Opportunity for Intimacy (20+ Questions to Ask Your Lover)

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“Part of what makes life meaningful are the goals we strive to achieve.” – Dr.John Gottman, 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work

With a new year upon us, many of us, myself included, start 2019 with new goals.

Your goals may be overcoming your attachment insecurity and getting out of debt.… 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