Can You Predict If Your Partner Will Be Unfaithful?

Can You Predict If Your Partner Will Be Unfaithful?

While the results from the first study support the idea that obsessive sexual passion drives infidelity, the researchers also wanted to test whether this personality trait would predict future acts of unfaithfulness.

One of You Cheated, What Should You Tell the Kids?

One of You Cheated, What Should You Tell the Kids?

They’re not involved, and they don’t need to know.” For other parents, especially rightfully angry betrayed partners, the initial thinking might be, “Heck yes we’re telling the kids.

Weaving Together the Art and Science of Therapy

Weaving Together the Art and Science of Therapy

Even when a good relationship has been established, and a therapist is knowledgeable about treatments of choice, knowing when to introduce and use a specific treatment is highly individualistic and requires the therapist to possess another element of therapeutic artistry.

8 signs that your partner's violence could end in murder

8 signs that your partner's violence could end in murder

The relationships often follow a pattern of coercive control , which then results in violence and murder .The expert also claims that most homicides require a degree of planning and that perpetrators will actively decide to murder their partner when other forms of control have failed.

Check Your Baggage: How to Start Fresh in a New Romance

Check Your Baggage: How to Start Fresh in a New Romance

note that prior research shows that past relational difficulties or breakups can negatively impact future romantic relationships.They also suggest that multiple past relational difficulties may cause prospective partners to take a more cautious approach to future relationships.

Why Don't My Kids Call Me More?!

Why Don't My Kids Call Me More?!

Children may feel satisfied checking in weekly while parents want to speak every day.Once those boundaries are asserted, however, if a parent repeatedly violates them by asking about or trying to discuss off-limit topics, the child may pull away, feeling frustrated and resentful.

7 signs you're nailing the tough gig that is parenting

7 signs you're nailing the tough gig that is parenting

You know you’re being a good parent when your child comes to you for advice or comfort when they have a problem.A good parent guides their child’s behaviour by setting down healthy boundaries and limits.

Are You Stuck in a Cycle of Abandonment?

Are You Stuck in a Cycle of Abandonment?

That includes empathy and respect for their child’s personality , feelings, and needs – not merely loving a child as an extension of the parent.Many people have no negative feelings toward their parents and may in fact have a close and loving adult relationship with them.

'My husband was a victim of second-hand drinking'

'My husband was a victim of second-hand drinking'

She said both men and women seem to be affected by the second-hand effect of alcohol, even though men are more likely than women to drink excessively. "So it highlights a gender inequality of the second-hand effect of alcohol," Park said.

4 Ways to Release Anger Towards Your Parents

4 Ways to Release Anger Towards Your Parents

The relationship between a child and a parent is one of the most instinctively protective, loving, and nurturing things humans experience.

On-Again, Off-Again Relationships: Why Do They Happen?

On-Again, Off-Again Relationships: Why Do They Happen?

Contrary to expectations, a recent study showed no difference in destiny or growth beliefs between people involved in cyclical versus relationships with no break-up history (Dailey et al., 2019).

Jealousy or Compersion?

Jealousy or Compersion?

And if you have never heard of compersion, or think the chances of feeling warmth or joy if your partner were to hook up with someone else are slim to none, you are probably not in a consensually non-monogamous relationship.

Jill Martin opens up about bumpy path to becoming a stepmother

Jill Martin opens up about bumpy path to becoming a stepmother

Everyone knows parenting isn't easy, but neither is stepparenting — and that's something TODAY lifestyle contributor Jill Martin has already learned firsthand even though she's not quite a stepmom yet. Erik Brooks with daughter Bella and his fiancee, TODAY lifestyle contributor Jill Martin. Bella and TODAY lifestyle contributor Jill Martin are pals these days.

Yes, You Should Aim for 10,000+ Steps

Yes, You Should Aim for 10,000+ Steps

The authors of this study described relationships between the average number of daily steps among women wearing an accelerometer (a high-quality activity tracker often used in research) for 4-7 days and their risk of dying over a 4.3-year follow-up period.

When One Parent Is Hurtful and the Other Stands By

When One Parent Is Hurtful and the Other Stands By

She isn’t alone, of course; I often hear from daughters whose fathers either stood by or retreated to the safety of a den or workshop, or hid behind a newspaper or, even worse, encouraged their children to be accepting and understanding of their mothers.

Attention Parents: Recent Neuroscience Says Your Teen Still Needs YOU

Attention Parents: Recent Neuroscience Says Your Teen Still Needs YOU

By regularly and consistently spending time with teens, the channels of communication remain open, enabling parents to provide support and positive affirmations as well as the opportunity for open discussions related to teen development and life in general.

... But You Can't Choose Your Family? Or Can You?

... But You Can't Choose Your Family? Or Can You?

These expectations include cultural assumptions such as, (1) parents and children are forever connected through biology, (2) family webs create unending obligations, and (3) shared history is irreplaceable. As part of their research, Scharp and Thomas (2016, 2018) also identified ways adult children and parents respectively challenged the cultural assumptions outlined above.

Why one woman wishes people would stop asking her about having kids

Why one woman wishes people would stop asking her about having kids

I know the sting when your best friends tell you, “I have a love for my child that people without children don’t understand,” or “You’ll understand when you’re a mom.”.

My son and I were diagnosed with ADHD at the same time

My son and I were diagnosed with ADHD at the same time

I’d have to be patient with him and give him calm directions, and that’s challenging as it’s not the way those with ADHD are naturally wired. With ADHD, you don’t have the ability to connect with people in the same way, you try hard to be close to others, but make social blunders.

John Cena: ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?’ Didn’t Give Baby Fever

John Cena: ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?’ Didn’t Give Baby Fever

“No, I certainly enjoy things that I do at the time that I do them,” the actor, 42, told Us Weekly exclusively on Tuesday, June 11, when asked whether the show made him want to spend more time with kids after hours.

'I lost my friend when I told her about her sleazy husband'

'I lost my friend when I told her about her sleazy husband'

He told me he was going to ask Deb for a divorce and that he wanted me to be the first to know.

In Relationships, Imposed Solutions Don’t Last

In Relationships, Imposed Solutions Don’t Last

Non-ADHD partners often ask me how to move away from the controlling, parenting role they have gotten into (and that they hate!)

'Out of the blue, Dad threw a beer bottle at me'

'Out of the blue, Dad threw a beer bottle at me'

Learning more about the dynamics of domestic & family violence, including its relationship to gender inequality, can also help young people to understand that what happened to them wasn’t their fault.

5 Habits That Can Push Your Partner Away

5 Habits That Can Push Your Partner Away

When one member of a couple drifts emotionally or seems "checked-out" of the relationship, it can be a response to their partner developing habitual problematic behaviors.

'Why I'm considering buying my children sex toys'

'Why I'm considering buying my children sex toys'

Nadia notes that the sex education curriculum in schools really lets young people down because it doesn't include female sexual pleasure. She says that girls should be empowered to learn about their bodies and their sexual responses and to be able to pleasure themselves before relying on another person to do it for them.

How to Find a Solution After an Argument

How to Find a Solution After an Argument

The reason for this rule is that otherwise, the bad feelings from the fight will poison the problem-solving process, making it difficult to come up with a mutually acceptable solution.

The Social Lives of Single People

The Social Lives of Single People

Based on studies of hundreds of thousands of people from dozens of countries – including nationally representative samples and studies that follow the same people over time as they leave their single life and get married -- we can now proclaim that the conventional wisdom about single people is exactly wrong.

Hot and Bothered: Does Heat Make People Aggressive?

Hot and Bothered: Does Heat Make People Aggressive?

During the 1960s, the civil disturbances and riots that raged throughout the United States during the summer months gave rise to the journalistic expression “long hot summer.” This phrase reflected the common belief that hot weather made people behave aggressively and that the amount of violence was closely related to the temperature.

Couple-ish: Living Alone, Having a Partner

Couple-ish: Living Alone, Having a Partner

To understand the extent of this phenomenon, one study shows that 7 percent of American women and 6 percent of American men report that they are in a living apart, together (LAT) relationship. For older people, non-cohabitation is a longer-term arrangement and the proportion who intend to live with their partner decreases.

David Letterman reveals he feels 'most secure' when he's with his son

David Letterman reveals he feels 'most secure' when he's with his son

Willie Geist and David Letterman did a lot more than chat when they got together for Sunday TODAY.Mike Smith / NBCAs the clip and photos reveal, this interview isn't the usual sit-down affair.