Tag: commitment

10 Ways to Create Emotional Intimacy Early in Your Relationship

February 3, 2017
10 Ways to Create Emotional Intimacy Early in Your Relationship

We often think of emotional intimacy as a reward for commitment. One of the great benefits of being in a committed relationship is the certainty you have about your partner’s feelings. But emotional intimacy should be nurtured early because it makes commitment much more likely to develop. When it doesn’t, you’re able to recognize a mismatch […]

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How Mate Value Predicts Infidelity

February 1, 2017
How Mate Value Predicts Infidelity

How does mate value predict infidelity? It’s not as straightforward as you might think. A new study looks at the relationship between mate value and cheating. It’s hardly surprising that mate value would predict infidelity, but there are considerable differences not only between men and women, but also in which components of mate value have an effect. […]

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Millennials Rewrite the Marriage Script

January 17, 2017
Millennials Rewrite the Marriage Script

Millennials are rewriting the marriage script of the last 60 years and establishing their own priorities around love and sex. They readily adapt to new dating technologies but are in no hurry to wed. That means big changes to an institution that has already changed radically in the last hundred years. The History of Marriage Anthropologist Helen Fisher sums […]

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12 Resolutions For Dating Success in 2017

December 22, 2016
12 Resolutions For Dating Success in 2017

This will be the final post of 2016, as I plan to spend the next couple of weeks celebrating the holidays with family and friends. I wish you all a merry season and all the best in the New Year! xoxo How about we make 2017 the year when all of you who want committed […]

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Is Your Partner Still Hung Up On an Ex?

November 15, 2016
Is Your Partner Still Hung Up On an Ex?

If you’re dating someone who recently went through a breakup, you have probably wondered whether they are truly over their ex. It’s not unusual for a person to go for the rebound after a breakup. When we feel heartbroken, we welcome any development that promises to help assuage the pain. Rebound relationships offer several kinds of […]

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