Healthy Close Relationships

On this episode, host Rita Celli interviews Dr. Shauna Springer on the topic, "Is Marriage a Relationship Killer?"

September 16, 2019

How Long Can We Maintain the Rush of New Love?

In general, our intimate relationships cannot stay in the “cocaine-rush phase” of new love forever. But there are exceptions to the rule.
September 16, 2019

Women Need Love and Men Need Respect?

Has a best-selling author discovered the ultimate key to marital success, or are his views based on a faulty premise?
September 16, 2019

How Perfectionism Hurts Relationships

Striving to become the "perfect" partner is neither possible nor desirable. In fact, strong perfectionist traits usually prevent healthy relationship formation in a number of ways.
September 16, 2019

Marry a “Princess” or a “GLUM” at your own risk

If a woman wants—and expects—to be treated like a Princess, marry her at your own risk. The same goes for her male counterpart, a “GLUM” (a “good-looking, under-functioning male”).
September 16, 2019

Unresolved Trauma Attracts the Sharks in the Dating Pool

If you’ve experienced trauma, you may unintentionally behave in ways that chum the water for psychopathic sharks in the dating pool. And just like real sharks, they will often “test” you when they first meet you.