Healthy Relationship Articles
Some of my favourite relationship articles that I regularly refer to my clients.
Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of relationship advice from their own marriages ... I sent out the call the week before my wedding: anyone who has been married for 10+ years and is still happy in their relationship, what lessons would you pass down to others if you could? What is working for you and your partner? And if you are divorced, what didn’t work previously? The response was overwhelming. Almost 1,500 people replied ... [a]nd what I found stunned me.
The Secret to Desire in a Long-term Relationship, Esther Perel
In long-term relationships, we often expect our beloved to be both best friend and erotic partner. But as Esther Perel argues, good and committed sex draws on two conflicting needs: our need for security and our need for surprise. So how do you sustain desire? With wit and eloquence, Perel lets us in on the mystery of erotic intelligence.
Dan Ariely: On Dating & Relationships
Googler Logan Ury talks to behavioral economist and "Predictably Irrational" author Dan Ariely in the second of our Modern Romance talks. They discuss the paradox of choice in the "Age of Tinder," why a canoe is the best place to test your long-term compatibility, and other research-based insights and advice for modern dating and relationships.