New research suggests that people with insecure attachment styles can learn relationship skills that can help them get the emotional support they need from their partners.
Understanding the psychology of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette and challenging some of the wide-held beliefs and assumptions about dating and relationships.
Research and theory is revealing factors which can either hold or back or when harnessed lead us toward authenticity and self-realization.
Dogs get along well with people because long ago we only befriended those able to accept being close to us. Our new dog is showing us why we had wanted them to share our lives.
Adult attachment matters for social and cognitive life. Insecure attachment can be a risk to a well-functioning society.
There are bound to be times when your partner’s behavior falls short of expectations. Research on close relationships suggests what might be behind your constant disappointment.
Our social behavior is branded into our brains during early interactions with parents. These patterns can be overridden, but there is a huge price to pay if we chose to do so.
New research shows the benefits of affectionate touch, even for those who think they don’t need it.
How do names help adoptive parents manage the balance between honoring a child’s past while also integrating them into a new extended family?
This blog reviews research on satisfaction in CNM relationships, identifies the factors that contribute to satisfaction and dis-satisfaction, and suggests a relationship test.