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Anatomy of Three Relationship Things (Episode 157)

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Doctors Brian and Giuseppe discuss three of the most interesting relationship research stories of 2012, including male-female friendships, commitment, and jailhouse phone calls.

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Personality and Parenting: How your traits might affect your kids

Earlier this week, Dr. G wrote about the “Big Five” personality traits – five characteristics that have generally been accepted as the building blocks of personality. Coincidentally, the current issue of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology includes a study that analyzes research on the impact of the Big Five traits on parenting style!…

"You are My Everything" is Too much of a Good Thing

When a person’s sense of self-worth is contingent upon their relationship, researchers call this Relationship Contingent Self-Esteem (RCSE).¬†¬†University of Houston researcher Chip Knee believes that when people base too much of their self-worth on their relationship, it can be unhealthy. More specifically, when people are highly committed to their relationship, they can be devastated when…

FA021 – Anatomy of Couplehood

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe discuss how partners can maintain their relationship after a baby comes along. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … or get your free subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a review! Leave us a comment, or you can e-mail suggestions or questions to [email protected]….

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Relationships and Body Shame

The June 2008 issue of Social Psychology includes a study concerning men and women whose self-esteem is linked to being in a relationship. Relationship contingency – when self-esteem is derived from romantic relationships – was tied to shame about appearance for both men and women. Personal body shame predicted greater concern about the appearance of…

FA011 – Anatomy of Relationships, Part 2

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe review the last three of Dr. G’s “Essential Relationship Skills” and answer a listener e-mail. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … or get your free subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a review! Leave us a comment, or you can e-mail suggestions or…

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FA010 – Anatomy of Relationships, Part 1

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe discuss Dr. G’s “Essential Relationship Skills” and answer a listener e-mail. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] … or get your free subscription in iTunes. If you use iTunes, you can leave a review! Leave us a comment, or you can e-mail suggestions or questions to [email protected] Don’t…

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