Love & Marriage

  • How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself

    How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself

How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself

Having love in our lives is important to most of us. Numerous studies indicate that intimate relationships are the single most important source of life satisfaction. (more…)

By |February, 2nd, 2016|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on How to Be in a Relationship — Without Losing Yourself
  • HOOKUP NATION: Why Has Hooking Up Replaced Dating? HOOKUP NATION: Why Has Hooking Up Replaced Dating?

    HOOKUP NATION: Why Has Hooking Up Replaced Dating?

HOOKUP NATION: Why Has Hooking Up Replaced Dating?

Whether you’re concerned about the young men and women in your life, reflecting on your own experiences, or contemplating the future of love and sex in general, you can’t help but wonder what’s driving the widespread cultural shift to hooking up versus dating.  Why do young women engage in behaviors that often appear to be unsatisfying, coercive and risky?  […]

By |August, 8th, 2015|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on HOOKUP NATION: Why Has Hooking Up Replaced Dating?
  • Dr. Jan Anderson, PsyD, LPCC
    Men, Women, Marriage and Sex:  How It’s Different Now Men, Women, Marriage and Sex:  How It’s Different Now

    Men, Women, Marriage and Sex: How It’s Different Now

Men, Women, Marriage and Sex: How It’s Different Now

The period drama Mad Men highlighted the American cultural revolution during the 1960s, when it was a man’s world at home and when sexual banter at the office wasn’t yet harassment.  Not long after the final episode ended in the time period 1970, an unknown researcher was beginning another “relationship” revolution.

By |July, 7th, 2015|Love & Marriage, Relationships, Success|Comments Off on Men, Women, Marriage and Sex: How It’s Different Now
  • HOOKING UP IS THE NEW DATING: Here’s What You Need to Know About College Hookup Culture HOOKING UP IS THE NEW DATING: Here’s What You Need to Know About College Hookup Culture

    HOOKING UP IS THE NEW DATING: Here’s What You Need to Know About College Hookup Culture

HOOKING UP IS THE NEW DATING: Here’s What You Need to Know About College Hookup Culture

There’s been over a decade of solid research on “hooking up” — uncommitted sexual encounters that involve anything from kissing and touching to oral sex to penetrative sex— among college students.  There’s a lot we know… and a lot we have to learn.

By |June, 2nd, 2015|Love & Marriage|Comments Off on HOOKING UP IS THE NEW DATING: Here’s What You Need to Know About College Hookup Culture