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Relationship Rescue: What to Do When You No Longer Connect

People drift apart, even when they sleep in the same bed. One day, you are saying vows and listening to people’s warnings about how love takes constant attention, devotion, and work – and you are rolling your eyes because you are thinking that your love is different; it’s real, and it will last because, well, […]


Where Has All The Empathy Gone?

Just about everywhere you look on the Internet – and to some degree on the TV – someone is pissed off about something. Ugly arguments are erupting everywhere and not just about the topics that you’d expect, such as politics or religion. Often they start off innocently enough. For example, someone might voice an opinion […]


Forgive me, I was wrong

Scientists have recently uncovered the secret to an effective apology. It’s 100 percent intuitive. So why are so many of us doing it wrong? Ohio State University researchers wanted to know what it was about certain apologies that worked – and other apologies that didn’t. So they tested how 755 people reacted to different kinds […]



Save Your Marriage: 5 Risks to Take Before It’s Too Late

My journalist friend Kayt Sukel is gutsy and will do just about anything in the name of science. Case in point: She once climbed into an MRI and let researchers study her brain while she had an orgasm. Then she wrote about the experience. Kayt is happy and successful and she’s always posting things to Facebook […]

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