By Christine Lavosky and Dr. Lindsey Beck Hello there! Yes, you, making an elaborate omelet while gazing across the hall at your neatly-made bed, your partner’s pin-striped pajamas crumpled on top of your comforter, wondering whatever happened to the real breakfast of … [Read more...] about Ebbs and Flows: The Rise and Fall of Sexual Frequency in Relationships
By Olive Light and Dr. Lindsey Beck Most of us know that sexual compatibility plays an important role in how satisfied we feel with our romantic relationships. What most of us don’t know, however, is that there are actually two types of sexual compatibility: perceived … [Read more...] about It’s Not the Size of the Boat, It’s the Motion of Your Notions
By Zoe Weston and Dr. Lindsey Beck It’s a universal feeling. Your partner was too unavailable, or you were too emotionally attached, but whatever the reasons, you ended up on the wrong side of a breakup. You reach for the ice cream and prepare for the deluge of … [Read more...] about What Makes Breaking Up So Painful?
By Emily White and Dr. Lindsey Beck What do the majority of today’s American college students have in common with Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake? Hint: The answer is found in the title of the 2011 rom-com Mila and Justin starred in...that’s right...Friends with Benefits. … [Read more...] about Destined for Disaster or Casual and Carefree?: What are the Benefits of a Friends with Benefits Relationship?
Take a moment to imagine your ideal romantic partner. What is it, exactly, that you find so attractive about him or her? If you’re like a lot of people, you probably envisioned someone caring, warm, reliable, confident, and open—All personality characteristics that make for a … [Read more...] about Putting Your Best Foot Forward: How Insecure People Attract Dates