Archives for April 2014

Fighting with your friend or partner? Here's why…...

Drawing on some of the stuff we’ve already learned (linked at the top of the page), we start to get an even better grasp on just what causes fights in relationships and how we can go about stopping them from happening in the first place. Check this article out for some real depth!

Bad communication part two: Five kinds of arguments that get...

Once again, men and women are fundamentally different in many ways. One of them is in how we communicate. In this two part series I give you a quick intro to communication as psychologists see it, then go into four of the most common problems that men and women face when trying to talk. In part two of the series I talk about five of the most common arguments we, as people (not just couples) have, and why they invariably end badly.

Bad communication part one: Four common problems men and wom...

Once again, men and women are fundamentally different in many ways. One of them is in how we communicate. In this two part series I give you a quick intro to communication as psychologists see it, then go into four of the most common problems that men and women face when trying to talk. In part two of the series I talk about five of the most common arguments we, as people (not just couples) have, and why they invariably end badly.

Who else wants to know what the point of love is?

We’ve spoken about what we think love is made up of; for friends, family and lovers. We’ve also covered why our love gets stronger. But I’m sure you, like many are wondering what the point of love is at all. Well, in this article I’m going to tell you (and it might just leave you thinking…).

The Three Types of Love: From Friends to Flings

Psychologists love (see what I did there?) to put the mind into neat little boxes. Since love is such a complicated word with many meanings, you might be surprised to find out they managed to squeeze it into just three. In this article we talk about those three types of love and how they interact. From friends and family to flings and forever afters, this article is the key to understanding your close relationships.