What are the odds, from 0 to 100%, that someone will break your heart within the next five years? How did you answer this question? Maybe you thought about your past relationship experiences, or the person you’re dating right now. Maybe you thought about relevant statistics, … [Read more...] about Can Random Numbers Affect Our Relationship Judgements? Yes…If We Like What They Imply
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?
I stood on the stage looking out at a sea of beautiful, successful but single women. All were there to find love. As I talked about the science of love, I stopped, took a pause, stood up straight, looked from one side to the other, and then uttered, “All women lie.” I then … [Read more...] about All Women Lie
Ever wonder what can cause one couple to stay together and another to divorce? One study found that high levels of negative emotion such as arguing or criticism and low levels of positive emotion such as indifference during marital interactions were associated with lower levels … [Read more...] about Nice Genes: Serotonin, Conflict, and Marital Satisfaction
One of the more alarming trends in the adolescent and young adult dating world over the past few decades is the increase in reports of dating violence. Specifically, more than 50% of adolescents with dating experience report some past dating violence, whether as perpetrator or … [Read more...] about What’s a Parent To Do?: Raising Teens to Having Healthy Relationships