Creating Happy and Healthy Relationships
By Leslie Becker-Phelps, Ph.D.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
How Much Privacy Is Good for a Relationship?
Intimacy is an important part of a happy relationship, but so is a healthy respect for each other’s privacy.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Opposites Attract. But Will It Last?
There is something exciting about being with someone who is your opposite. You may find that person to be
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
6 Signs of ‘Victim’ Mentality
Life isn’t fair. Everyone, at some point, has to deal with a painful or unpleasant situation that they did not deserve.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Are You Just Afraid of Being Single?
You aren’t exactly happy in your relationship…but you stay. You remind yourself (frequently, perhaps), that your partner is a
Thursday, May 5, 2016
Is This Habit Harming Your Relationship?
Despite what you might like to think, your mind is not well-equipped to multi-task – dividing your attention often results
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
How to Lean on Friends Without Crushing Them
When life brings challenges, we turn to our friends for support – that’s what friends are for, after all.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Unexpected Break-Up? How to Cope
Breaking up hurts – but even more so when the break-up wasn’t your idea. While there’s no way to avoid the pain,
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Need to Bring Up a Problem? Here’s How
When you’re in a relationship with someone, you are bound to get upset with that person at least occasionally.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Do You Give Too Much (and Take Too Little)?
Healthy relationships require a lot of give and take. But some people are so worried about making their partner
If your partner is an introvert, you’ve probably noticed that their idea of a good time is a bit different than yours.