The Power of Love

Love is the best antidepressant—but many of our ideas about it are wrong. The less love you have, the more depressed you are likely to feel. Love is as critical for your mind and body as oxygen. It’s not negotiable. The more connected you are, the healthier you will be both physically and emotionally. The …

Want a Fulfilling Relationship? Science Says the Happiest Couples Have These 13 Characteristics

@INC. @Melanie Curtin Romantic relationships are challenging, rewarding, confusing, and exhilarating–sometimes all at the same time. Should you take things slowly at the beginning or dive right in? Can things stay hot in the bedroom even after years of being together? What happens when one of you wants to use a holiday bonus to invest in Bitcoin and …

Don’t Fight — Be Happy

@PsychCentral @Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. Probably the most difficult thing we humans do is make a long-term relationship with another person. A relationship with a partner is different in kind from relationships with our children or the family we were born to. A partner is another adult we choose. Even when we believe we “fell” in …

7 Things To Do With Your Partner To Keep Your Relationship Strong

@BUSTLE @LAKEN HOWARD There’s nothing better than the feeling of being totally head-over-heels in love with someone — except during those fleeting moments when you imagine the frightening possibility of someday breaking up. Figuring out how to make a relationship last isn’t easy, but the first step is realizing that no matter how gaga for each other …