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Genetically Ever After

To what extent does biology influence an individual’s marital satisfaction or likelihood of divorce? Integrative science provides some insight. ... More>

Being Stoic for the Spouse’s Sake Comes at a High Cost

Research on coping with bereavement has focused primarily on the individual, despite the fact that family and married relationships are all profoundly disrupted by the loss. But in the wealth of studies about parental grief, little attention has been paid to precisely how couples relate to each other as they struggle to come to terms with the death of a child. ... More>

The 21-Minute Marriage Cure!

I know. I know. It sounds like one of those late-late night TV pitches, or some volume on the self-help shelf of a bookstore. Six-pack abs or a lucrative new […]... More>

The Good Fight

Want Lasting Love? It’s Not More Commitment, but Equal Commitment That Matters

It stands to reason that a well-loved child can become a loving adult. But what prepares us to make a strong commitment and work out differences with an intimate partner? And what happens when one person is more committed than the other?... More>