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Navigating the rules of texting and dating etiquette is one of the less fun aspects of dating. Let's talk about the psychology of texting back.

The Psychology of Texting Back: Text Messaging and Dating Etiquette

The Psychology of Texting BackRecommended listening: Quit Playing Games (With My Heart) – Backstreet Boys"Don't leave me hangin' here forever"The...
As parents, partners, even friends, we tend to fall into one of two categories: an octopus (the pursuer) or a turtle (the avoider). Which one are you?

Are You an Octopus or a Turtle?

As parents, partners, even friends, we tend to fall into one of two categories:An octopus (the pursuer) A turtle (the avoider)Understanding the role we...
Caregiver burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude. Balancing caregiving and personal responsibilities is no easy task.

Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions to Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver is a challenging and time-consuming job. Caring for someone who is ill or disabled requires energy, time and resources. Often, the caregiver is a family member, a friend or...
Intimacy can be defined as a close association with or detailed knowledge or deep understanding of. Here's how to reroute intimacy and connection.

How to Reroute Intimacy and Connection

It is more than half-way through another year and nothing has changed. You thought it would “just get better” eventually. At times life happens and suddenly you find yourself staring at your partner thinking,...
What does it mean to be compatible? Regardless of definition, the truth about compatibility is that you continue to develop throughout your relationship.

What Does It Mean to Be Compatible: The Truth About Compatibility

What Does It Mean to Be Compatible?In my early 20s as I graduated from UNC Chapel Hill I was in a slew of weddings. Many of my friends...