Losing Our Other Significant Others: Without Social Interaction, Many are Placing Unrealistic Expectations on Live-in Partners
… After a year locked down, many Canadians find their community ties weakened. The characters who used to populate everyday life – work colleagues, gym buddies, craft groups, pub friends, local business owners – have
‘The WEIRDest People in the World’ Review: Marriage Story
We may think that the culture of a society or civilization grows out of a variety of forces—social, political, historical, even biological. But what if culture is itself a potent force, one that, in part
Careers Up Close: Ananya Tiwari on How Education Can Deter Early Marriage in India
This PhD student studying educational psychology cofounded and runs an international nonprofit that works to enhance the educational outcomes of adolescent girls in India who may be prone to early marriage.
The Strain the Covid Pandemic Is Putting on Marriages
For Kristin and Ilya Shapiro, the Covid pandemic has created new tensions. Lately, the spouses have argued about Mr. Shapiro’s travel schedule: Ms. Shapiro doesn’t like that it creates child-care headaches. But Mr. Shapiro says it’s important
APS Backgrounder Series: Psychological Science and COVID-19: Pandemic Effects on Marriage and Relationships
Expert commentary from Paula Pietromonaco on close relationships during pandemics. [April 24, 2020]
Marriage Therapists Who Follow Their Own Advice
Because marriage is an ever-evolving experience, we constantly shift, change and, in some cases, start over. In It’s No Secret, couples share thoughts about commitment and tell us what they have learned along the way.