A news study shows that the happiness of couples dives within a year of the birth of a child. JAMES KERR and MATTHEW JOHNSTONE looks at hints for happy parents.
Relationships start with lust and attraction, but after a while we start to see flaws and foibles in our partners. That's life! JAMES KERR & MATTHEW JOHNSTONE embark on the journey of love.
Within minutes of interviewing a couple, psychologist John Gottman can predict to an astounding 93% accuracy whether a relationship will last. He shares his tips for building intimacy.
Arguing about housework? Research estimates women spend twice the amount of time doing housework as men. Perhaps it's time to take out the garbage?
When it's properly understood, gratitude works miracles and leads to a life you love - and to lasting love. But counting your blessings is not as easy as it sounds...
We've all been hurt, slighted or wronged by our enemies, or worse, by our lovers. But the way we react defines the health of our relationship. How do you forgive?
Once compassion has gone, so has your relationship. Enter anger: the most serious threat to lasting love. What's the best way to manage such a powerful emotion?
Love can be a battlefield full of flare-ups and fallouts. But with timing, wit and lightness of touch we can choose to avoid chaos and build our relationships on true happiness.
Commitment is not a wedding ring. It's not a contract. Commitment is a promise that we make to ourselves - to choose and keep on choosing the one we love, for all their faults, for all time.
Beautiful people not only get the best-paid jobs, they also get the best-looking partners. But psychology tells us that beauty is more than skin deep...
Kicking off our new Alphabet of Love series is A for Attraction: that mysterious, magical moment when eyes meet and souls collide. What is attraction and how do we make it happen for us?