Love in the Time of Individualism
Mark Regnerus provides some insights into the modern dating scene:
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
A sense of humor is desirable in a relationship, as people, especially men seem more desirable if they are funny.
The humor effect is not universally the same, with short-term relationships g...
Generally, humor is a great ice-breaker and social lubricant, but if there are stressful situations in a relationship, humor actually increases the chances of a break-up or divorce.
An intimate relationship requires opening up with your partner and being vulnerable, something that may feel uncomfortable to some people. Relationship satisfaction is affected if:
To make a marriage work, you have to be the right person.
Rather than looking for the right partner, become aware of your blind spots, growing edges and vulnerabilities. Take r...
Blaming, oversimplifying, and seeing oneself as a victim are all common traits of unhappy couples and failed marriages.
Conflicts should be approached by looking together at the problem.
Most of us don’t have adequate communication skills going into marriage. It is important to build this skill.