Tag: marriage

Remember This Next Time You Fight with Your Partner

Of course, it may be true that you’re feeling hurt because your partner said something objectively hurtful. But consider that they may not be able to receive and process that comment, while they’re still feeling angry. And consider that your emotion of “hurt” may not be entirely their fault. In general, it can be dangerous […]

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Can You Marry with Confidence if You Marry Quickly?

Three years later, Marina was married. How did she go from being not-so-interested to taking the leap? Here’s her story: “My mom told my kids to pressure me to get married. She said that if I didn’t, I’d be on their backs all the time, because I’d be lonely,” Marina said. “I was lonely. I […]

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I’ve Been Married For 5 Years and I Still Don’t Know What to Call My Mother-In-Law

Screenshot: Black-ish (ABC) Later this month, my wife and I will celebrate our five year anniversary. Which feels like an accomplishment. Not because getting and staying married makes you any specialer than those who ain’t either of those things, but because I think we know each other well enough now to make a pragmatic decision […]

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Psychology Around the Net: June 22, 2019

Enjoy! How to Get to Sleep: Lifehacker’s podcast, The Upgrade, is calling all “insomniacs, tossers, turners, blanket hogs, disco nappers, and snooze button pushers” for their recent episode “How to Get to Sleep,” during which they spoke with experts about — you guessed it — getting a good night’s sleep with the promise of avoiding […]

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Do You Know Your Style of Passion?

In general, being involved with something you are harmoniously passionate about predicts higher well-being and greater resilience. Engaging in obsessive passion activities predicts just the opposite. In a recent study with his colleagues, Dr. Vallerand looked at another type of passion — the one between romantic partners. As it turns out, they found couples, too, […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen Finally Confirmed That ‘Borat’ Caused Pamela Anderson And Kid Rock’s Divorce

Getty Image Sacha Baron Cohen recently reentered the limelight with his critically acclaimed Showtime series Who Is America?, but the comedian will never escape the infamy of his previous satirical characters. This is especially true of Borat, in which the comic actor who played the fictitious Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev on his quest across the […]

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