I’ve noticed that, come speech time at weddings (my favorite part), there is a certain piece of advice that will almost certainly be uttered into the microphone. Whether it’s the father of the bride, a long-married matron of honor, or the groom’s batty Aunt Rose, someone always … [Read more...] about Don’t Go To Bed Angry (and Good Luck Getting a Good Night’s Sleep If You Do)
So, last month my husband and I had one of those rare monster fights. The kind where I say really intelligent things like “oh ok, so I’ll just never state my opinion again!” with smoke coming out of my ears. And he was all “You’re a crazy person!” and points to the giant snarl on … [Read more...] about In Sickness and In Health: Pick Your Battles! (w/ videos!)
The Mouse That Roared (October, 1985) Diana Brought to Heel? (September, 1988) Di’s Palace Coup (February, 1993) These are the titles accompanying three Vanity Fair cover stories featuring Princess Diana. Taking a look, it would appear that power was a major theme of Diana’s … [Read more...] about He May Wear The Crown, But Who Wears The Pants?
Maryhope here again, offering up my personal life in the name of science (actually, I think that might be the definition of grad school). Anyway, Ethan, my husband, and I were recently invited to a friend’s house for dinner—an exciting prospect in a city that even after 4 years … [Read more...] about Relationship Conflict: Leaving the Fight In the Car
Maryhope Howland here-- graduate student relationships researcher at the University of Minnesota. I frequently write about how psychological research (relationships and otherwise) relates to my own life and the world around me on my blog, Science Gnome, and will be contributing … [Read more...] about Why Prince William Has the Makings of an Excellent Husband