Rings on a Table

Feature Resource

Happy Couples: How to Keep Your Relationship Healthy – American Psychological Association
Romantic relationships are important for our happiness and well-being. Yet with more than 40 percent of new marriages ending in divorce, it’s clear that relationships aren’t always easy. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to keep your romantic partnership in good working order.

Communicating with Your Partner

How to Nonverbally Communicate Openness and Set Boundaries – Psychology Today
Recent news stories have increased awareness of the amount of unwanted sexual attention that women receive from men. It can leave women feeling more vigilant and men feeling super-cautious about approaching any woman…

Life’s Most Persistent Question – Psychology Today
Like Guy Noir, many of us are still looking for the answer to life’s most persistent question. (If you don’t know who Guy Noir is, you can find out by listening to any “Prairie Home Companion” radio program). Then again, there are many who are still wondering what life’s most persistent question is….

Getting Married

Marriage and Divorce Resources – American Psychological Association
Marriage and divorce are both common experiences. In Western cultures, more than 90 percent of people marry by age 50. Healthy marriages are good for couples’ mental and physical health. They are also good for children; growing up in a happy home protects children from mental, physical, educational and social problems. However, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States divorce. The divorce rate for subsequent marriages is even higher.

Ways to Be a Better Spouse – AWP
Raising kids and keeping your relationship strong doesn’t come with an instruction booklet. But these tips from clinical psychologist Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D., on how to be a better wife or husband come pretty close.