By Sadie Leder-Elder Ph.D. - High Point University It appears that Selena Gomez and Justin Beiber may be back together, and this time it may be even more serious than before. Although their previous relationship volatility makes me suspect, … [Read more...] about To Rekindle, or Not to Rekindle – That Appears to be Selena and Justin’s Question
By Sadie Leder-Elder Ph.D. - High Point University Have you ever dated someone you worked with? How about someone you lived near? If so, you are already aware of the power of proximity. For more than fifty years relationship researchers have consistently … [Read more...] about Why Do Co-Stars Fall in Love?
By Sadie Leder-Elder Ph.D. - High Point University A few years back I wrote a post about one of my favorite laws of attraction, implicit egotism (see here for more). Although you may never have heard it by name, the chances are you or someone you know have … [Read more...] about Explaining Royal Love: Prince Harry and the Allure of Implicit Egotism
It’s that time of year again. Everyone I know is joining a gym, beginning a diet, and trying to start anew for the New Year. This year I’ve decided to do things a little differently. Instead of my typical New Year’s resolutions, which focus on work and personal goals, I’m writing … [Read more...] about Five Relationship Resolutions for the New Year
A recent discussion in my Psychology of Close Relationships class probed the topic of how relationships transition from hot and heavy to more comfortable and emotionally intimate. As you can imagine, this isn’t always welcome news to an undergraduate and the discussion quickly … [Read more...] about 50 Playful Dates to Keep the Novelty Alive in Your Relationship