Domestic Violence Takes Many Forms

Domestic Violence Takes Many Forms

By Erin Telesford Domestic Violence (DV) is one of the most underreported crimes that take place in New York, yet it has some of the most extensive impacts on victims and those exposed to DV. Nationally, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience physical violence by their intimate partner at some […]

This Trait Could Be Key to a Lasting Romance

This Trait Could Be Key to a Lasting Romance

By Toni Antonucci, Kristine J. Ajrouch & Noah J. Webster, The Conversation Passion and commitment are widely believed to be the foundation of strong romantic relationships. But a relationship is made of two unique individuals, and personality traits these individuals possess or lack can often make a relationship more likely to endure. In a 2019 […]

Have you Found ‘The One’? How Mindsets About Destiny Affect our Romantic Relationships

Have you Found ‘The One’? How Mindsets About Destiny Affect our Romantic Relationships

By Gery Karantzas, The Conversation If you listen to any number of love songs, dating “experts”, or plunge head first into a romance novel, you’re likely to think it’s in our destiny to find that special someone – your soul-mate. But how do you know if you’ve found “the one”? Will the birds sing? Will […]

Will Closing the ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ in Gun Legislation Save Lives? Here’s What the Research Says

Will Closing the ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ in Gun Legislation Save Lives? Here’s What the Research Says

New York City, NY USA – June 2, 2022. Gun violence activists marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall for a press conference with Mayor Adams on gun violence. (Shutterstock) By April M. Zeoli, The Conversation The U.S. Congress has passed a bipartisan gun safety bill, representing the first federal gun safety legislation to […]

The Heard V. Depp Trial is not Just a Media Spectacle – It is an Opportunity to Discuss the Nuances of Intimate Partner Violence

The Heard V. Depp Trial is not Just a Media Spectacle – It is an Opportunity to Discuss the Nuances of Intimate Partner Violence

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard at the “3 Days to Kill” LA Premiere at ArcLight Hollywood Theaters on February 12, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA (Shutterstock) By Kellie Lynch, The Conversation Strip away the celebrity intrigue and media frenzy, and the high-profile court battle between actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard involves issues painfully familiar to […]

How to Quarrel Less with Loved Ones

How to Quarrel Less with Loved Ones

Although arguing with your partner is normal, fighting every day in a relationship or fighting over certain topics — like your values — shouldn’t be overlooked. In fact, experts say there are some common relationship fights that mean you should probably break up with your partner. So, why do people who care about one another […]

Who Wears the Pants in a Relationship Matters – Especially if You’re a Woman

Who Wears the Pants in a Relationship Matters – Especially if You’re a Woman

By Laina Bay-Cheng, The Conversation When it comes to power in romantic relationships, men are often cast as dominant and women as deferential. But working against this are caricatures of domineering women with their “hen-pecked husbands” and “whipped boyfriends.” At the same time, popular culture is replete with representations of striving and self-serving women – […]

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