RELATIONSHIP RESEARCH

Offering Support to A Depressed Partner

Offering Support to A Depressed Partner

It can be tempting to pull back when your romantic partner shows signs of depression or is depressed, but according to new University of Alberta research the more love you…

What Committed to a Relationship Means

What Committed to a Relationship Means

“When people say, ‘I’m committed to my relationship,’ they can mean two things,” said study co-author Benjamin Karney, a professor of psychology and co-director of the Relationship Institute at UCLA….

Synchronizing Increases Social Bonding

Synchronizing Increases Social Bonding

Uh-Oh! You got to try this one…. If you haven’t been following the research on synchronization and social bonding, the gist of it is that when people synchronize their movements together they seem…

Use Long Distance to Connect Emotionally

Use Long Distance to Connect Emotionally

Does long distance make it harder to get back your ex? Yes and no. While your chances dramatically increase with more dates and spending time together, you can still get…

Blindsided, Emotional Cues Study Findings

Even the happiest couples in exclusive relationships are sometimes clueless when it comes to reading signs that their partner is not happy, is hiding dissatisfaction, disappointment, frustration anger etc. New…

Just Friends Or One-Way Attraction?

Just Friends Or One-Way Attraction?

When one friend admits they are “into” the other, but the other is not “into” them like that, things can get really weird. But they don’t have to, says Heidi…

Don't React Too Fast Or Respond Too Late

Don’t React Too Fast Or Respond Too Late

According to a recent study published in Applied Mathematics and Computation, a certain time range is necessary for compound emotions to form. Reacting too quickly or taking too long to…