Most people know that their credit score will affect their ability to take out a loan, rent or own a home, and may even be factored into hiring decisions. But recent research from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve from Geng Li, Jessica Hayes and Economic Studies Fellow Jane Dokko suggests that it […]
In a study recently published in Psychological Science, Slatcher, Selcuk, and Ong tested a specific path through which relationships—in this case, romantic relationships—might influence health. They predicted that one aspect of romantic relationships that may be particularly important for health is partner responsiveness. A responsive partner is someone who makes you feel understood (the […]
A gerontologist has uncovered common advice for couples walking down the aisle or decades into marriage. To capture the voice of lived experience, the study included a random national survey of nearly 400 Americans age 65 and older, asking how to find a compatible partner and other advice on love and relationships. In subsequent in-person […]
Many Americans are getting married later in life, if at all, while still having children outside of marriage. Learn more from these 8 facts on love, marriage, and childbearing in America. Read more.
Are Gadget-Free Bedrooms the Secret to a Happy Relationship? Nick Bilton | NYTIMES "A study published last month in The International Journal of Neuropsychotherapy, for example, found that when one person in a relationship is using some forms of technology more than the other, it makes the second person feel ignored and insecure. Or […]
How to live happily ever after, according to science by Eric Barker The Week "As Daniel Jones, author of Love Illuminated, explains: we spend our youth asking "How do I find love?" and midlife asking "How do I get it back?" Anyone in a relationship or who plans on being in one needs […]
Silent treatment speaks volumes about a relationship Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY Although researchers say the cold shoulder is the most common way people deal with marital conflict, an analysis of 74 studies, based on more than 14,000 participants, shows that when one partner withdraws in silence or shuts down emotionally because of perceived demands […]