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Men Have More Favourable Attitudes Towards Ex-partners Than Women Do

There is no shortage of research on what helps create, support and maintain a healthy intimate relationship, and how the individuals involved perceive them. A new study, led by Ursula Athenstaedt from the University of Graz, takes a different crack at the subject. The study[1] investigates how people look back on their former relationships subsequent […]

Warning Signs of Pursuer-Distancer Relationship Patterns

It is common for relationships to go through rough spots because one partner seeks more closeness while the other seeks more distance. It’s a cycle that psychologists call a pursuer-distancer dynamic. Typically, during the initial infatuation stage, you both want to spend as much as time as possible together. Then, reality sets in. One partner […]

Gaining Others Perspectives vs. Inferring Others Perspectives

You can get a much better idea of how others are feeling if you put ourselves in their shoes instead of trying to read how they feel through facial expressions and body language, new research shows. Study authors Haotian Zhou of Shanghai Tech University and Nicholas Epley of University of Chicago, explained: “People expected that […]