Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work. So how do you make love last? What myths about love are leading us astray and what do you have to do to have a loving relationship that stands the test of time?
How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research
How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets From Research | Time
Here are some helpful hints for building healthy relationships. You will find a description of a mature, nonviolent relationship. You may wish to use this information for comparison or for goal setting. To go directly to the menu click here.
Mature nonviolent relationship
In the current review this research evidence is critically assessed, and the psychological theory that explains why exposure to violence has detrimental effects for both the short run and long run is elaborated. One of the notable changes in our social environment in the 20 th and 21st centuries has been the saturation of our culture and daily lives by the mass media. Correspondingly, the recent increase in the use of mobile phones, text messaging, e-mail, and chat rooms by our youth have opened new venues for social interaction in which aggression can occur and youth can be victimized — new venues that break the old boundaries of family, neighborhood, and community that might have protected our youth to some extent in the past. These globe spanning electronic communication media have not really introduced new psychological threats to our children, but they have made it much harder to protect youth from the threats and have exposed many more of them to threats that only a few might have experienced before. It is now not just kids in bad neighborhoods or with bad friends who are likely to be exposed to bad things when they go out on the street.