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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Breaking Up Doesn’t Have to Mean Breaking Away

It's a myth that you have to “get over” the ending of a close relationship and eliminate all reminders of your ex. According to one theory,remnants of your former relationships remain with you, becoming part of your identity for life. read more

Facebook Use Reflects Your Personality in Surprising Ways

The widespread adoption of Facebook among people of all ages and nationalities suggests that it taps into some deep human need. However, everyone’s Facebook use differs. This 20 question quiz will reveal what your Facebook habits say about your own needs for connection and where some of the danger signs may lurk. read more

6 Steps for Overcoming Boredom in Your Relationship

It’s perhaps inevitable that, over time, a relationship loses some of its zest. There are many benefits to feeling comfortable with your long-term partner, but if you're not careful, this may become a slippery slope into outright boredom. These 6 steps will help you restore that perfect balance by helping you define and overcome the problems causing your own boredom. read more

Build Your Self-Esteem with These 3 Simple Exercises

Feelings of self-worth are central to your mental health. However, maintaining your self-esteem can be a challenge when other people are rude, insulting, or critical of you. Practicing these 3 simple exercises will help inoculate against those threats to your sense of worth and help you gain self-understanding in the process. read more

The Secret to Revealing Your Secrets

It can be tricky negotiating the right amount to disclose about yourself with your relationship partners. If you reveal too much too early, you’ll seem a bit too eager, and if you always hold back, people will wonder what you’re hiding. Research on self-disclosure suggests some ways to find that happy balance. read more

20 Questions That Will Tell You If It's Love

Quantifying the elusive quality of love is no easy task, but a group of psychologists think they have a way to detect people’s true romantic feelings. Breaking romantic love into its component parts, this new test allows you to gauge the strength of your closest relationship. read more

20 Questions that Will Test Your Love

Quantifying the elusive quality of love is no easy task, but a group of psychologists think they have a way to detect people’s true romantic feelings. Breaking romantic love into its component parts, this new test allows you to gauge the strength of your closest relationship. read more

The Psych Advice You're Looking for in Psychology Today

What are you looking for in when you check out your popular psychology sources? Is it mental health information and resources or relationship advice? Depending on how you view the data from a recent study, pop psych may be serving an important role in helping you get help. read more

4 Key Factors That Can Predict Your Relationship's Future

Wouldn't you like to find out if your closest intimate relationship will beat the odds and last over the long haul? Now, one of the largest studies ever conducted on the science of relationship satisfaction shows that it may take only 4 pieces of information to know whether you’re headed for long-term bliss or instead to short-term breakup. read more

Whose Relationship Will Last, and Why?

Wouldn't you like to find out if your closest intimate relationship will beat the odds and last over the long haul? Now, one of the largest studies ever conducted on the science of relationship satisfaction shows that it may take only 4 pieces of information to know whether you’re headed for long-term bliss or instead to short-term breakup. read more

Psychology’s Common-Sense Guide to Exercise

We’re constantly exposed to new and “improved” guidelines to exercise from sources ranging from our friends and neighbors to international health organizations. To make sense of these guidelines, this psychology-based set of 6 commonsense tips will help get you the workout to keep your body, and mind, in great shape. read more

How Much Should You Reveal in Your Relationships?

It can be tricky negotiating the right amount to disclose about yourself with your relationship partners. If you reveal too much too early, you’ll seem a bit too eager, and if you always hold back, people will wonder what you’re hiding. Research on self-disclosure suggests some ways to find that happy balance. read more

9 Signs You’re Really an Introvert

Introversion-extraversion is a personality dimension along which we all differ. Even though you may not identify as an introvert, these 9 behavioral cues will give you insight into your own inner orientations no matter how extraverted you may seem on the outside. read more

The 8 Unhealthy Habits of Interpersonally Sensitive People

It’s not easy for anyone to experience rejection, but for some, fear of being abandoned takes on unhealthy proportions. When this fear becomes pronounced, it can put you at risk not only for emotional, but for physical health risks as well. Fortunately, having these 8 qualities doesn't have to condemn you to a life of poor health as long as you know how to change them. read more

9 Signs You’re a Secret Introvert

Introversion-extraversion is a personality dimension along which we all differ. Even though you may not identify as an introvert, these 9 behavioral cues will give you insight into your own inner orientations no matter how extraverted you may seem on the outside. read more

The Best Psychology Websites You Probably Never Heard About

There are literally thousands of websites devoted to psychology, but even if you think you’ve explored most of them, chances are you’ve missed some of the best. This collection will not only educate you, but also allow you to have some unexpected psychology fun. read more

How Your Dreams Can Affect Your Love Life

It’s beginning to be widely understood that what we dream about may reflect our everyday preoccupations. What’s less well-known is that dreams can also influence your behavior in the light of day. New research shows just how much your love life may reflect your dream life. read more

11 Ways to Tell if Your Lover Loves You

Your lover may talk the talk, but does he or she walk the walk? These 11 behavioral signs of a healthy relationship will help you test your own partner’s true feelings. read more

8 Ways to Make a Grand Entrance

First impressions count—almost more than any other aspect of our nonverbal behavior. Managing your own can prove vital in every aspect of your daily life, from your business encounters to your romantic relationships. These 8 tips will ensure that your entrances will be both grand and appropriate. read more

Is it Time to Ban the “B” Word?

Heading up a team of female celebrities, Sheryl Sandberg launched the “Ban Bossy” campaign to help girls and women feel more comfortable about being leaders. Research on teen girls provides support for this campaign’s potential to remove the stigma from this unfortunate term and help girls feel better about leadership, and themselves. read more

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