Is Cheating Just a Symptom (and Not the Cause) of Declining Relationships?
Researchers found that relationship functioning starts to decline before infidelity happens. The lead author of this study, Olga Stavrova, explains these findings
Why It’s Not Enough to Just Spend More Time With Your Partner, According to a Psychologist
Many people come to therapy worried that they may not be spending enough time with their partner. They ask questions like: We know that spending time with our significant other is important. However, it is
Psychedelic Research Reborn: Opening the Doors of Creativity and Social Connection
A resurgence of research into psychedelics has renewed interest in their potential impact on creativity and social connectedness.
How to Show Your Friends You Love Them, According to a Friendship Expert
When psychologist and friendship expert Marisa Franco went through a rough breakup in 2015, she felt like she had no more love in her life. So Franco leaned on her friends for support. They did
Are We Still Monogamous? And 6 Other Questions to Ask Your Partner.
The past two-plus years have been universally tumultuous, and couples therapists say they have been dealing with the fallout in their practices every day. Even now, when the pandemic no longer dominates daily life, many
The Key to Escaping the Couple-Envy Trap
As a couples therapist, I often hear clients compare their romantic relationship with those of their friends or co-workers. Some do it to express satisfaction with their own partner. But more often, they wonder if