Healthy Close Relationships

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

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.
September 16, 2019

Impulsivity and the “Little Mermaid Syndrome”

Be careful of trusting too much, too soon, in matters of the heart.
September 16, 2019

How to Have Your Partner’s Back

There are four major ways to “have your partner’s back.” First, you can commit to not saying things that set off a primal panic, no matter how angry you are…
September 16, 2019

“The Bachelor”: “A Horror Flick” Hiding in the Guise of a “Reality Love Story”

The ABC Show, “The Bachelor,” is not designed to produce “love” but rather emotional carnage along the lines of a horror flick. Is it any surprise that the producer, Mike Fleiss, also produced two re-makes of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre?
September 16, 2019

Do Kids Really Kill a Good Marriage?

Multiple studies point to a consistent association between having children and a significant decline in marital satisfaction, particularly for wives. Do kids really kill a good marriage?