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A recent article indicates teenagers who were most happy were also more likely to divorce as adults. … [Read more...] about Do Happy Teens Divorce More?
Research by Dr. Sandra Murray and colleagues, appearing in Psychological Science (April 2011), … [Read more...] about Rose-Colored Glasses and Relationship Satisfaction
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SofR contributor Maryhope Howland and Professor Jeff Simpson of the University of Minnesota … [Read more...] about What You See vs. What You Get – Can Support Be Invisible?