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The #1 Quality to Look for in a Romantic Partner

If you are in the dating world, you are processing a lot of information. You are a researcher of sorts, making sense of a large amount of data. You are evaluating yourself, asking questions like: Am I emotionally ready for a relationship? How attractive am I to a potential romantic partner? How will I know […]
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HOW to Create an Intergenerational Love Dialog With Your Millennial

New research indicates that young adults are longing for time and space with their parents to talk about love, and in my previous post, “Parents, Your Millennial Wants to Talk with You about Love,” we explored why it is so important (and so difficult!) for parents to talk with their young adult kids about romantic […]
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Kintsugi and the Art of Owning our Shit

Knowing how to “own our shit” is essential to our romantic relationships. You see, what I know to be true as a couples therapist (and a wife) is that it tends to be really easy to figure out what our partners are doing that feels disappointing, annoying, or hurtful. But it tends to be quite […]
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Life After College: Dating with Integrity

Even if you have really, truly, deeply loved campus hookup culture, that probably (hopefully) won’t last forever. In all likelihood, you’re moving toward a long-term intimate partnership in your future. In fact, you’ll probably get married. But there are a few dating hurdles you’ll have to cross before you get there. First, you will need […]